Pacific Agribusiness Research for Development Initiative (PARDI) project participants view vegetable production under a protective structure.

New vegetable research into protective cropping in the South Pacific islands and Australia could help overcome challenges posed by climate and global food security.

18 December 2012
Edward Walton graduated at the UQ Gatton campus yesterday

Twenty two students are taking the next step in their careers after graduating from the Queensland Certificate in Agriculture (QCA) at The University of Queensland (UQ) yesterday.

13 December 2012

On Wednesday, December 12, 400 students will graduate from The University of Queensland's Gatton Campus ready to enter the agribusiness, agriculture, equine, veterinary and wildlife science industries.

10 December 2012
Mr Binh Ho and Professor Bhesh Bhandari

Materials scientists from The University of Queensland (UQ) are set to revolutionise the fresh fruit industry with a new technology that converts gases into a powder form.

27 November 2012
UQ Diploma of Agriculture Graduate Paul Roderick with trainer Graeme Busby.

After almost 20 years as a South-east Queensland dairy farmer, Paul Roderick sought formal agricultural training at The University of Queensland.

23 November 2012
UQ PhD student Andrea Wallage and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary keeper Lauren Clark collaborate on echidna breeding research program.

The impossible became the possible with the birth of four baby echidnas over the past two months at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast.

15 November 2012
The Hon John McVeigh, Ms Eryn Wrigley, Professor Stephen Walker, Ms Hannah Avery and Professor Ray Collins at a black tie dinner for 20th anniversary celebrations of UQ's Agribusiness and Rural Management program.

The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Agribusiness and Rural Management students recently joined industry partners, government representatives and staff at a black tie dinner in the Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre to celebrate the 20- year contribution...

8 November 2012

The art of shoeing a horse will not be a lost tradition at The University of Queensland with the Gatton campus poised to set-up a new workshop in the farrier skill.

29 October 2012
Dr Anneline Padayachee with orange carrot juice and other vegetables included in her research.

Fibre not only works as a “bowel scourer”, but may also help to protect the colon from cancer by transporting antioxidants to the large bowel, new Queensland research has found.

14 October 2012

With the world population predicted to hit 9 billion in 2050 and land and water resources in decline, the focus for World Food Day on Tuesday 16 October will be on how to do more with less.

12 October 2012

A Queensland strawberry-breeding program has uncovered what could become the nutritional power-berry of the strawberry industry.

18 September 2012

TWO UQ scientists will lead a new project protecting Australia’s $120 million macadamia industry from a range of damaging plant diseases.

7 September 2012
Head of UQ’s School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Professor Neal Menzies.

The University of Queensland (UQ) has been ranked in the top group of universities in the world for agricultural science in the prestigious 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities, which were announced this week.

16 August 2012
Dr Victor Galea is developing Australia’s first ‘home-grown’ commercial bioherbicide.

A simple one-dose pill could help end the scourge of woody weeds that are choking Australia’s waterways, smothering native vegetation and robbing our farmers of agricultural land.

14 August 2012

Queensland agriculture has received a $3 million boost to support research collaborations between The University of Queensland (UQ) and agricultural industries.

5 July 2012

Students from Downlands College in Toowoomba have broken a 13-year old record to win UQ’s annual Sunflower Competition.

25 May 2012

Agricultural workers are transforming their years of working on the land into solid qualifications with The University of Queensland

10 May 2012
Ben Endicott-Davies in West Africa meeting with Ghana’s Queen Mother

International travel, working with African farmers, learning from leading scientists is all part of the job for University of Queensland Agricultural Science student Ben Endicott-Davies.

14 March 2012
The new Gatton Research Dairy is the only facility of its kind in Australia, focused on a sub-tropical feed base

Huge benefits will flow to the dairy industry from a new $7 million research centre that was officially opened at Gatton today.

5 March 2012

The University of Queensland will this week recognise the qualifications of 33 people working in the Production Horticulture industry in the Lockyer Valley.

16 February 2012