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  1. 29 August 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Using tech to save wine from bushfire smoke

    Bushfires can ruin wine grapes with smoke contamination, but new digital tools developed at the University of Melbourne could help winemakers reduce the damage.

  2. 20 July 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Five ways technology is changing the wine we drink

    From drones to machine learning, new technologies developed by the University of Melbourne are helping winemakers improve both their wine and their business

  3. 19 June 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Small farms and China’s reliance on agricultural chemicals

    University of Melbourne research has found China's overuse of agricultural chemicals like fertilisers and pesticides is linked to its number of small farms.

  4. Podcast15 December 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Give me a campus among the gum trees

    The University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast takes a roadtrip to the Dookie campus to learn about steak, wine, beer and the future of agriculture.

  5. 21 November 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Farming the future

    From robots and drones, to microwaves and genes, University of Melbourne's agriculture campus at Dookie is tackling the challenges facing a changing farm sector

  6. 14 July 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Are these Australia’s happiest dairy cows?

    The University of Melbourne's robotic dairy is home to some very happy cows; they decide when they're milked, and even enjoy a back-scratch in the process.

  7. 10 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Meet the cow whisperer

    The University of Melbourne's own cow whisper is Kenny Oluboyede who oversees the award winning research robotic dairy at Dookie in rural Victoria.