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Agriculture & Biosecurity
Helping Siberian Huskies find their happy home
A group of volunteers are ensuring surrendered Siberian Huskies find a comfortable and loving forever home.
Glass half full for dairy hub in Mortlake
A former pie factory has been transformed into a major dairy hub, shared between an artisan Victorian cheesemaker and an organic dairy business.
Dr Walker has her finger on the pulse of research
The investment in a new glasshouse and incubation hub at Horsham SmartFarm is welcome news for researchers like Dr Cass Walker.
Celebrating Australasian Women in Emergencies Day
Today, on Australasian Women in Emergencies Day, we're honouring the valuable contribution of women in emergency management and disaster resilience.
Australian lab operating in Timor-Leste a winner for animal health
In Timor-Leste, Agriculture Victoria is helping to safe-guard Australia from international biosecurity risks – and it’s already paying dividends.
A bug’s life – becoming a pest management master
Get Back! The man disbanding the beetles from Victoria’s orchards has more than history on his side.
Cracking the code on medicinal cannabis
In 2016, Victoria legalised the use of medicinal cannabis, and since then scientists have improved strains to produce better health products.
Keeping pests out of Victoria’s ports
VIDEO: A new surveillance program within the Port of Melbourne and Station Pier is set to provide an early warning for introduced marine pests.
Keeping cows healthy with fitbit technology
Find out how a dairy farm is innovating in the Goulburn Valley to improve health and productivity.
Frontline chickens to enjoy a well-earned roost in retirement
Victoria’s sentinel chickens have been retired thanks to new testing and surveillance methods in detecting mosquito-borne viruses.
A harbourside home fit for a queen bee
The National Bee Pest Surveillance Program is an early warning system to detect new incursions of exotic bee pests and pest bees.
Cattle farmer puts his honey where his mouth is
A South Gippsland farmer is turning his passion for bees and their crucial role in food supply and the environment into his core business.
A dairy journey from Ethiopia to Australia
For over two decades, Agriculture Victoria researcher Dr Mekonnen Haile-Mariam has helped improve the way the Australian dairy industry operates.
Pepo Farms: Turning change into opportunity
In a business planning session some years ago, Pepo Farms identified a hypothetical pandemic as a risk. The reality has seen it provide new outcomes.
Quarries a stepping-stone for new parks and facilities
Many of Melbourne’s most loved gardens, cycling tracks and fishing spots were once quarries producing the materials that built the suburbs around them
Coming up roses for local legend at Copas Park
VIDEO: Noble Park horticulturist Tom Copas’ legacy will live on forever with a tribute to his contribution as the area’s first ever rose grower.
Putting Victorian red meat on international tables
Andrew Cox, who heads up international markets at Meat and Livestock Australia, speaks about new markets while managing the impact of the pandemic.