AgResearch plays a key role in delivering new knowledge and technologies to support the agriculture sector – one of New Zealand’s largest export income earners. Research at AgResearch focuses on creating smart, sustainable farming systems and desirable food products as consumers want to be sure the environmental costs of producing their food are reduced as much as possible.

Sustainable food production systems and the creation of safe food, to meet consumer trends and markets, are among AgResearch’s strategic targets, in harmony with the goals of ‘A Lighter Touch’.

AgResearch’s expertise and technical knowledge will add to the evidence base of ‘A Lighter Touch’ – scientific evidence that underpins and supports the transformational agenda of the agri-food sector, aiding transition to new agri-food systems that enhance to societal and environmental conditions.

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