New Director    Dr Steve Miller has been appointed as the new Director of AGBU following the retirement of Dr Robert Banks.

AAABG 2021 Earlybird Registrations are now open at the Conference website.

In the news

The $7.3 million project known as The Southern Multibreed Project, has been officially launched.

In Farm Online, Dr David Johnston explains "How to breed cattle tough on the outside and tender on the inside".

BREEDPLAN adds $3 per cow.

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AGBU is a joint venture between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and University of New England (UNE). For 40 years AGBU has been researching the genetics of livestock and how to breed better animals and plants and we are regarded as one of the world leaders in R&D of genetic evaluation systems for cattle and sheep.

Using massive datasets on animals and plants worldwide and creating highly complicated algorithms, our team delivers knowledge and tools that help breeders identify the best animals and plants. Through our partners, this information is then made available and useful for breeders and producers in all industries.

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  • cattle
  • sheep
  • pigs
  • QTL


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