Research priorities

MLA has identified 11 environment research priority issues on-farm. These relate to natural resource management and are being addressed through a variety of research and development projects.

They provide the basis for strategic planning for research, development and extension for the red meat industry as set out in a five-year program.

Environment research priorities

  1. Soil erosion
  2. Water quality and nutrient management
  3. Water use and water use efficiency
  4. Dryland salinity
  5. Biodiversity/remnant vegetation
  6. Greenhouse gases and energy use
  7. Soil acidification
  8. Climate change and variability
  9. Weeds
  10. Feral animals
  11. Solid waste and odour

Environment research and development

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