Processing and its role in a sustainable red meat industry

29th & 30th November 2016

Prof. Richard Eckard
Professor and Director, Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre

Richard Eckard is Professor and Director of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre, a joint research initiative between the University of Melbourne and Agriculture Victoria. He is a science advisor to the Australian, New Zealand and UK governments, and the UN FAO and European Union, on climate change adaptation, mitigation and policy development in agriculture. His research focuses on profitable and sustainable livestock production systems, nitrogen cycling and loss in agricultural grazing systems, with a recent focus on carbon farming and options for livestock production systems to respond to a changing climate.