Horticulture Innovation Australia has opened a new innovation centre with the University of Sydney, bringing together researchers and roboticists to support Australian growers.
With 2016 being the UN International Year of Pulses, the Australian government takes a look at how IP in the development of new grain species has impacted the economy.
Australia and China partner form a new research partnership towards grain biosecurity.
Aussies with a peanut allergy may soon be able to enjoy peanut butter without a reaction thanks to plans to develop a non-allergenic ‘super’ peanut.
Australia calls for leadership and coordination to avoid gaping hole in Australia’s biosecurity.
Farmers have figured out how to grow quinoa to survive harsh Australian conditions, and then make it palatable.
Laura Boykin is using science to help farmers in East Africa fight the devastating effects of whiteflies on cassava crops.
Biochemist and passionate supporter of gender equality in science, Marilyn Anderson, challenges the norm.
CRC CARE has developed new soil monitoring technology to provide farmers with cheaper, more immediate irrigation feedback.
Australia is well positioned to take advantage of opportunities in the economic growth area of biocommodities.
Climate change will have an impact on plant growth and the nutritional value of the food we produce.
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.