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Costly weeds star in forum road-show

Weeds are estimated to cost Australian agricultural industries around $4 billion per annum. This is a price primary industries cannot afford as they strive to increase agricultural productivity and help bring the nation through the global recession.

Five years for national climate change research coordination

Australian governments and primary industry research agencies have agreed in-principle to fund a national coordination, communication and collaboration network for climate change research on primary industries.

Fires impact water quality long after quenched

Leading research into the impact of the 2003 Alpine bushfires on water quality suggests the trouble is far from over when the fires are finally out. In the past, the impact of fires on water catchments could only be estimated, as the unpredictable nature of fires left very little possibility for collecting strong data.