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CSIRO and Amfora join forces to develop oil-rich, cost-effective cattle feed

CSIRO and Amfora join forces to develop oil-rich, cost-effective cattle feed

CSIRO researchers have found a way to produce oil in the leaves and stems of plants – a discovery that promises to be a game-changer in global production of renewable oils for livestock feed, human foods, biofuels and industry.
AgInnovators, Published 21st Apr 2017
Eleven new ag award winners to tackle key industry challenges

Eleven new ag award winners to tackle key industry challenges

The National Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry recognise “big ideas from young rural innovators”, with this year’s winners set to explore topics ranging from immunising honeybees to turning pig poo into tractor fuel.
AgInnovators, Published 26th Mar 2017
John Deere goes greener with new all-electric tractor

John Deere goes greener with new all-electric tractor

US tractor giant John Deere has developed a prototype tractor run entirely on lithium-ion battery power, to be officially unveiled at the SIMA agribusiness show in Paris in early 2017.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 13th Dec 2016
Target 100: more sustainable meat by 2020

Target 100: more sustainable meat by 2020

Already, Australia produces some of the world’s cleanest, greenest mutton, lamb and beef, but industry-backed initiative Target 100 aims for a sustainable sheep and cattle sector by 2020.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 24th Aug 2016
US$1 million up for grabs: Nitrogen Reduction Challenge

US$1 million up for grabs: Nitrogen Reduction Challenge

The latest Tulane Challenge is seeking novel in-field solutions to reduce fertiliser use and run-off in a bid to prevent coastal ‘dead zones' worldwide. And they’ll give a cool US$1m to the winning innovation.
Merran White, Published 19th Jul 2016
Free green power from pig poo

Free green power from pig poo

For piggery owners Michael and Edwina Beveridge, anaerobic digesters enabled them to turn tonnes of pig poo into energy.
AgInnovators, Published 12th May 2016
Methane emissions from Australia’s cattle herd 24% lower than estimated

Methane emissions from Australia’s cattle herd 24% lower than estimated

Recent data analysis of cattle methane emissions shows that previous estimates were inflated by nearly a quarter – equivalent to 12.6 million tonnes annually.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 13th Jan 2016
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