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PICCC newsletter: April edition

The latest edition of PICCC news, covering our dairy adaptation research, some PICCC highlights from 2015, GGAA presentations and upcoming conferences.

Sheep in yards
Highlights from PICCC’s recently completed projects

Research outcomes from the methane, modelling, nitrous oxide and soil carbon programs.

French collaboration on horticultural adaptation

PICCC researcher Rebecca Darbyshire is investigating global climate trends in apple flowering


The Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC) is a collaborative venture between the University of Melbourne and the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources Victoria (formerly DEPI).

PICCC combines the resources and activities of its partners to lead research, development and education related to climate change and the primary industries. Read more.

Featured research

Methane abatement strategies

Fruit tree adaptation

Increasing the Australian fruit tree industry's preparedness for climate change.

Offset options for cattle

Strategies to reduce the carbon footprint of dairy and beef products.


Evaluating abatement strategies

Assessing emissions abatement and carbon sequestration strategies for the dairy, sheep and beef industries.