Every year AgResearch publishes, or has a hand in, hundreds of papers and articles covering a range of science supporting smarter farming practices and the development of agri-foods. You can read some of this research in links below to published articles that feature at least one author affiliated to AgResearch. (Where the article is published in a subscription locked journal, only the abstract may be available, but your local library may be able to assist with access to the fuller version of the article).
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AgResearch played a key role in saving New Zealand up to $133 million a year in control costs, with a world first eradication of the invasive Great White Butterfly.
AgResearch scientists discovered a gene which means more lambs with little extra effort for farmers.
AgResearch has shown sheep milk has real benefits for gut health. Studies like this help grow New Zealand industries.
AgResearch scientists helped develop The Wool Runner, "the world's most comfortable shoe".
AgResearch's decade-long research into neonatal lamb deaths identified key genetic, maternal and environmental factors affecting lamb survival – all of which has changed farm practices and improved survival rates.
AgResearch has contributed $5m to the establishment of the world-class Southern Dairy Hub, which provides quality science to support the future of dairy farming in Southland and South Otago.