Rapid DNA analysis is ensuring early detection of pests posing a significant threat to commercial grapevines.
Advances in farming technology are being credited for an average grain harvest in South Australia despite a devastating fire.
The potential of Australia’s untapped north is compared to America’s west 200 years ago as international and domestic investors meet in Darwin.
A new app developed by University of Adelaide researchers will help grape growers manage their vines.
Communication, genetics expertise and on-the-ground knowledge help distinguish the research outcomes of Curtin’s Centre for Crop and Disease Management.
Richard Oliver has helped secure the biggest grant in Curtin University’s history.
Upgraded bio-security measures to combat fruit fly will be introduced in Australia.
Scientists have made significant progress in determining what causes soil acidification.
Curtin University’s spatial sciences teams are using big data, advanced processing power and community engagement to solve social and environmental problems.
A group of international researchers have discovered two new genes in the barley plant that will shed light on the history of agriculture and also bring new capabilities to barley breeding programs.
A $1 million grant will to expand animal welfare research facilities.
Sheep breeders, commercial producers can access a new genetic selection tool that improves breeding outcomes.
‘Vinnovation’ competition pushes grape growers to (v)innovate for the benefit of farmers state-wide.
The Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre have a new online pest animal toolkit.
Wheat growers are excited by early data from an on-farm experiment to assess a non-chemical method of reducing insect damage in stored cereal grain.
The top end of Australia is a region with promising export capabilities. Rosslyn Beeby looks into Australia’s burgeoning northern food bowl.
UQ agricultural science student Michael Godfrey has developed a drone that spreads beneficial insects onto crops.
Research led by James Cook University scientists in collaboration with CSIRO and QUT has come up with a rugged and affordable computer network that could be a boon for cattle farmers.
Automation and advanced technologies hold the key to a more productive, biodiverse and safe Australian landscape, Jude Dineley reports.
The Invasive Animals CRC is seeking improved methods of biological control to effectively manage rabbit populations.
PhD candidate Jane Kelley’s research could be a breakthrough for the dairy industry.
New technologies at the frontier of Australia’s agricultural boom are set to secure our place as a strong global competitor, write Rosslyn Beeby.