Welcome to PICCC

Sheep in yards
Carbon farm for productivity, not offsets

PICCC research measures carbon farming impacts on emissions, productivity and profitability.

Vegie field site
Mitigating indirect greenhouse gases in intensive agriculture

Field trials suggest nitrification inhibitor may increase ammonia volatilisation.

PICCC newsletter: July edition

The latest edition of PICCC news, including new funding calls and research results in our whole farm systems modelling project.


The Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC) is a collaborative venture between the University of Melbourne and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries Victoria.

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

Enteric methane reduction

Feeding novel supplements to reduce emissions from beef, sheep and dairy systems.

Nitrous oxide vegetable site

Reducing nitrous oxide emissions

New research on using inhibitors to mitigate emissions from dairy, horticulture and crops.


Evaluating abatement strategies

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