Bringing community together through urban farming
A new project is building urban farming across some of Rio de Janeiro's poorest suburbs, building community in Brazil, says University of Melbourne expert.
Smart fertilisers for food security
Fertilisers that increase nitrogen efficiency may boost crop productivity, while reducing farm costs and environmental harm say University of Melbourne experts.
Redefining Farmland value for climate and food security
Regenerative agriculture can translate environmental health of farmland into economic value and address climate change, explain University of Melbourne experts.
Helping crops survive heatwaves
By understanding how extreme heat impacts plant genetics, University of Melbourne researchers aim to breed more resilient crops for a warmer world.
Targeting the bacteria inside insects for improved pest management
New research including the University of Melbourne is targeting essential microorganisms inside insect pests to potentially revolutionise farm pest management.
Planting timber forests on Australian farms
University of Melbourne research into new business models finds planting trees on existing farms can help guarantee Australia's future timber resources.
How do we get antibiotic resistance genes in a salad?
Animal manure is a known source of antibiotic resistance genes, now new research from the University of Melbourne reveals how they travel from the soil to salad
What does climate mean for wine?
University of Melbourne research shows how we can produce the best wine by combining climate predictions and vineyard records to predict for the next vintage.
A year on the dirt
A book extract from University of Melbourne experts about the legacy left by the early women who studied Agricultural Science at the University's Dookie campus.
We can have urbanisation and enough to eat
Changing our diet and food choices can balance the impact of our rapid urbanisation on food security say agricultural experts at the University of Melbourne.