Professor Richard Eckard

Professor Richard Eckard

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Professor Richard Eckard is Professor of Livestock Production Systems and Associate Dean (Research and Research Training) in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science at University of Melbourne. His research focuses on sustainable livestock production, 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. He is a science advisor to the Australian, New Zealand and UK governments, and the UN FAO, on climate change adaptation, mitigation and policy development in agriculture. Richard leads a network within the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gasses and a member of the Greenhouse Gas and Animal Agriculture international science advisory committee. 

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