Look for the giant earthworm – AgResearch at Fieldays

A giant worm weaving through the air marks the location of the AgResearch stand in the Mystery Creek Pavilion at this year’s National Agricultural Fieldays. AgResearch Chief Executive Dr Tom Richardson says the stand’s theme is “Science to grow agribusiness capability” which is closely linked to the Fieldays theme “Growing capability in agribusiness”. “We’re featuring […]

Science discovery already returning millions to New Zealand sheep farming

An enormous international effort to map the sheep genome, which has been published today [6 June 2014], has already had very valuable spin-offs for New Zealand agriculture. ​The paper, which has been published in the prestigious journal Science, represents eight years’ work by researchers in eight countries, 26 institutions with 73 authors. AgResearch Principal Scientist […]