Farming & Food

Read the latest articles on a diverse range of food and farming research. Learn about the make-up of our crops and animals to the methods and food processing technologies in development to produce healthier, safer and more sustainable food.

9 August 2022

Grains Research and Development Corporation, Other, 08/08/2022 Grain growers from across South Australia and western Victoria are set to tap […]

2 August 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 01/08/2022 A new research project is underway to help Australian grain growers protect against or avoid frost damage […]

1 August 2022

Farm Weekly, Other, 30/07/2022 The WA Livestock Research Council has just released its program for the long-awaited Livestock Matters in […]

25 July 2022

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 21/07/2022, Alexandra Cooper Launching its new Prebiotic Cape Seed Loaf with BARLEYmax, Bakers Delight is tackling […]

25 July 2022

Edith Cowan University, Other, 22/07/2022 EDU will partner in a new whole-of-sector science collaboration aimed at reinvigorating Western Australia’s agricultural […]

25 July 2022

The Longreach Leader, Other, 23/07/2022 The first Annual Report of the Sheep Sustainability Framework (SSF) will today be released at […]

11 July 2022

CleanTechnica, Other, 08/07/2022, Jo Borrás It’s called asparagopsis. It’s a seaweed that’s native to Australia that was recently fast-tracked for […]

11 July 2022

Farming Ahead, Other, 08/07/2022, Ben White After fielding enquiries from Kondinin Group members, Research Manager Ben White spoke to CSIRO […]

21 June 2022

The Yass Phoenix, Other, 20/06/2022, Yass Phoenix The CSIRO has been very busy developing a range of online tools for […]

16 June 2022

CSIRO research scientist Iain Wilson has been named the 2021 winner of the Cotton Seed Distributors Researcher of the Year […]

31 May 2022

Australian Financial Review, Companies and Markets, 31/05/2022, Simon Evans Eden Brew, a company making milk in a lab using the […]

30 May 2022

Education Today, Other, 26/05/2022 Dr Grishma Vadlamani is one of around 2500 volunteers in the STEM Professionals in Schools program. […]

30 May 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 29/05/2022, Justin Crosby Australian broadacre farmers use about 1.9 million tonnes of urea per year – most of […]

16 May 2022

Canberra Times, Other, 16/05/2022, Tess Kelly After mice destroyed millions of dollars worth of crops last year the state’s peak […]

16 May 2022

ABC Online, Other, 16/05/2022, Richard Hudson and Joanna Prendergast A Western Australian company claims to have produced bioactives in a […]

9 May 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 07/05/2022, Louise Thatcher CSIRO is testing microbial inoculant products for activity against Ascochyta rabiei. Ascochyta rabiei was transformed […]

3 May 2022

Weekly Times Now, Other, 02/05/2022, Else Kennedy Grain growers have been warned to stay alert for mouse activity as mouse […]

3 May 2022

The Land Australia, Other, 02/05/2022, Yass Lls Not correcting soil deficiencies, for crops or pastures, is a way to ever […]

2 May 2022

What’s On Invers, Other, 29/04/2022 Fonterra expands on-farm trials of methane reducing Asparagopsis seaweed, as part of the Fonterra’s commitment […]

2 May 2022

SeedQuest, Other, 29/04/2022 Strong interest amongst Western Australian growers in new lines of “moisture seeking” wheat is driving the expansion […]

26 April 2022

Gizmodo Australia, Other, 24/04/2022, Michelle Colgrave and Katherine Wynn As demand for alternative protein sources grows , Australians are increasingly […]

13 April 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 06/04/2022 Dr Steve Marcroft of Marcroft Grains Pathology and Dr Angela Van de Wouw from the University of […]

13 April 2022

ABC Online, Other, 08/04/2022, Lucy Barbour Australia will import lumpy skin disease so scientists can develop a vaccine to prevent […]

13 April 2022

Seedstock Central, Other, 11/04/2022 Cattle Council of Australia has commended the Australian Government’s decision to give the CSIRO everything it […]

5 April 2022

Farm Weekly, Other, 04/04/2022, Shannon Beattie A rare, hull-less ancient grain that not only has impressive nutritional and environmental benefits, […]

4 April 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 02/04/2022, Mathew Dunn A collaborative project is underway to improve canola harvest management decisions. […] The project builds […]

28 March 2022

Farm Weekly, Other, 25/03/2022, Shannon Beattie Artificial intelligence algorithms have the ability to improve nitrogen decisions over current methods, however […]

21 March 2022

The Fish Site, thefishsite.com/, 21/03/2022 Australia’s Ridley, a leading animal nutrition specialist, won the Environmental award at the Queensland Seafood […]

21 March 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 21/03/2022 Dr John Kirkegaard (with plaque) accepting the 2021 Sir Ian McLennan Impact for Science and Engineering Medal […]

21 March 2022

AlphaGalileo, Other, 21/03/2022 Australian scientists have identified a novel combination of genetics that may help wheat survive in hot and […]

21 March 2022

Green Queen, Other, 16/03/2022, Amy Buxton v2food has announced it has developed a range of plant-based chicken products. It comes […]

20 March 2022

Spoke, Other, 18/03/2022 Nutriterra is the world’s first land-based source of total omega-3 fatty acids, produced by Nuseed to deliver […]

20 March 2022

Meat & Livestock Australia, Other, 18/03/2022 Immune competence is the strength of an animal’s immune system and is expected to […]

16 March 2022

newsexplorer.net, Other, 15/03/2022 Looming climate change may be economically hard for low-income cattle farmers in poor countries due to increasing […]

14 March 2022

CentralCharts, Other, 09/03/2022 Teijin Limited announced today that its highly nutritious super barley BARLEYmax TM has been adopted for use […]

14 March 2022

FoodProcessing, Other, 10/03/2022 Australian Eggs has released its fourth annual sustainability framework report wherein they examine the measures that are […]

14 March 2022

Growers and producers in southern NSW will have the opportunity to hear from a line-up of leading agronomists, researchers and […]

13 March 2022

newsexplorer.net, Other, 10/03/2022 A quartet of researchers with CSIRO Agriculture & Food in Australia has found via simulations that planting […]

13 March 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 13/03/2022 A record 7.16-tonne-per-hectare canola crop grown in ideal conditions at Oberon, NSW, in 2020 provides fundamental lessons. […]

8 March 2022

West Australian, Other, 08/03/2022, Liv Casben New Australian technology could help provide more wheat to the world as the climate […]

6 March 2022

World-Grain.com, Other, 04/03/2022, John Reidy The Australian government has awarded GrainCorp A$500,000 (US $366,442) to study the stability of a […]

6 March 2022

Farm Weekly, Other, 03/03/2022, Shannon Beattie Identifying opportunities to integrate a spring-sown summer crop, specifically soybean, into a winter wheat-based […]

6 March 2022

The Land Australia, Other, 04/03/2022 An upcoming conference will explore the co-benefits of carbon farming for farmers, landholders, and climate […]

6 March 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 04/03/2022 While Pieter-Willem Hendriks was growing grain in France, he learned Australian scientists had developed wheats with the […]

28 February 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 28/02/2022 A stellar line up of speakers headlines the 2022 Emerging Agros Network (EAN) online events with webinars […]

28 February 2022

Grain Central, Other, 28/02/2022 Grain industry groups are calling on the Australia Government to work with businesses to maximise the […]

28 February 2022

Augusta Margaret River Mail, Other, 28/02/2022, Liv Casben Australia’s agricultural production will face “disruption and decline” as hotter and drier […]

27 February 2022

Cowra Guardian, Other, 25/02/2022, Kelsey Sutor Farmers in the Hovells Creek valley are using new technology to predict approaching drought […]

27 February 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 27/02/2022 Field work, combined with modelling historical climate data, is giving more certainty to a new sowing practice […]

21 February 2022

InnovationAus, Other, 18/02/2022, Brandon How Grants worth $4 million have been awarded to six projects aiming to reduce methane emissions […]

21 February 2022

AgTrader, Other, 21/02/2022 CSIRO researcher and mouse expert Steve Henry has taken out the GRDC Northern Seed of Light Award […]

16 February 2022

The Courier Mail, Other, 16/02/2022 A new report has found the Australian grain industry can reduce overall emissions by 2030, […]

15 February 2022

Murray Valley Standard, Other, 14/02/2022, Matt Welch If you’ve ever been interested in what carbon neutrality in agriculture looks like […]

15 February 2022

Queensland Country Life, Other, 14/02/2022, Ben Harden Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) has recognized the Burnett family of Colorada Cotton, in […]

14 February 2022

Grain Central, Other, 08/02/2022 Australian growers are producing low emissions-intensity and high-quality cereals, pulses and oilseeds, according to a new […]

14 February 2022

West Australian, Other, 13/02/2022 The Council of Grain Grower Organisations has announced its annual Research Fund recipients with four, two-year […]

8 February 2022

ABC Online, Other, 07/02/2022, Lucy Cooper Tanya Murphy There’s been a buzz about the nutritional benefits of insects for years, […]

8 February 2022

The Farmer Magazine, Other, 07/02/2022, More By, Michelle Hespe In case you’re under the impression that Australia’s business and finance […]

7 February 2022

Turning a traditional spaghetti Bolognese plant-based or making meatballs meatless is now just a click away, thanks to a new […]

25 January 2022

Herald Sun, Other, 24/01/2022, Imogen Kars Most Aussies take it for granted that they can have a banana whenever they […]

23 January 2022

Warming oceans and overfishing is causing species to evolve in ways that threaten the sustainability of commercial fisheries By Ameer […]

23 January 2022

Grains Research and Development Corporation, Other, 21/01/2022 Reports of an increase in mouse activity across Western Australia’s grain growing region […]

17 January 2022

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 17/01/2022 A genetic discovery could help streamline wheat breeding for disease-resistant varieties that are better suited […]

17 January 2022

Techilive, techilive.in, 16/01/2022, Taner Halicioglu How rapidly what we eat is expelled as poo provides another clue to gut health. […]

17 January 2022

Port Augusta Transcontinental, Other, 16/01/2022 Australian farmers are increasingly embracing the role of global research in helping improve their lot. […]

17 January 2022

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 16/01/2022 Scientists from Australia and the US have had a study published on the food and feed safety […]

14 December 2021

AgroPages.com, Other, 14/12/2021 Grain growers and agronomists in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland are being encouraged to report […]

14 December 2021

James Cook University, Other, 13/12/2021 It’s a unique variety of lamb that producers say just melts in your mouth – […]

14 December 2021

Country News, Other, 13/12/2021 Mice are making a “patchy comeback” across Australia, with warnings recent wet weather in parts of […]

13 December 2021

AgTrader, Other, 14/12/2021 The Ceres Tag has been named a Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Product Design category. […]

13 December 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 11/12/2021 As seasonal rainfall and the autumn break become more erratic, it is increasingly challenging to establish crops, […]

6 December 2021

Seedstock Central, Other, 03/12/2021 Pinkeye is also known as keratitis contagiosa, infectious keratitis, contagious ophthalmia, New Forest eye, blight and […]

6 December 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 03/12/2021, Shannon Beattie Companion planting and intercropping is an option that growers can consider to bolster the […]

6 December 2021

Deniliquin Pastoral Times, Other, 04/12/2021, Zoe McMaugh Through better management of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), cotton growers can reduce […]

6 December 2021

The Australian, Other, 05/12/2021, Nick Hazell Australia is a meat-loving country. The rest of the world is catching up. […] […]

22 November 2021

Grain Central, Other, 22/11/2021, Cindy Benjamin Crop competition is one of the most effective weed control tools available to growers, […]

22 November 2021

InnovationAus, Other, 22/11/2021, James Riley When one conjures up the image of sheep eating seaweed, it could almost be comical […]

8 November 2021

SBS, Other, 07/11/2021, Abbie O Brien While Australia is not backing a US and EU-led pledge to cut methane emissions […]

8 November 2021

West Australian, Other, 05/11/2021, Cally Dupe You’d be hard-pressed to find a farmer that didn’t know about lupins’ spectacular benefits […]

28 October 2021

Fonterra, Other, 28/10/2021, Will Last Launched this week, Anchor Milk has arrived in Australia and brought with it a new […]

28 October 2021

Science Daily, Other, 28/10/2021, Staff Writers Agriculture experts from The Australian National University (ANU) have teamed up with government bodies […]

27 October 2021

Farming ahead, Other, 27/10/2021, Mark Saunders A collaborative research effort has resulted in the development of two new awnless wheat […]

26 October 2021

SeedQuest, Other, 26/10/2021 In some good news for sustainable agriculture, work aided by the APPF with Seasol has shown the […]

26 October 2021

Australasian Farmers’ & Dealers’ Journal, Other, 25/10/2021 A $150 million investment from CSIRO, government and industry termed the Three Missions […]

25 October 2021

Games Grade, gamersgrade.com, 22/10/2021 Agricultural soils are the largest anthropogenic emission source of nitrous oxide (N O)a greenhouse gas 300 […]

25 October 2021

Get Farming, Other, 22/10/2021 Research is helping Merino producers diversify their business to meet consumer demands, improve wool production and […]

25 October 2021

Grenfell Record online Growing up in regional Australia, it was not unusual to visit friends who lived on farms just […]

25 October 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 23/10/2021, Kiara Stacey Soil carbon has become a hot subject, with benefits in terms of climate […]

19 October 2021

FS Sustainability, Other, 19/10/2021, Rachel Alembakis The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has invested $50 million towards a sustainable farming platform […]

18 October 2021

Townsville Bulletin, Other, 14/10/2021, Heidi Petith Hungry little yeasts and sugar will play a key role in a synthetic biology […]

18 October 2021

ABC Online, Other, 15/10/2021 There’s concern about a new strain of the deadly hendra virus which is carried by flying […]

18 October 2021

WA Today Online Some of Australia’s favourite crops are on the decline and consumers will soon be paying more, writes […]

18 October 2021

The Area News, Other, 17/10/2021 With rodent activity only rising, farmers will now be able to stay one step ahead […]

13 October 2021

FarmOnline, Other, 13/10/2021, Chris McLennan A world-first study has found whole fat milk is just as good for kids as […]

11 October 2021

Albany Advertiser, Other, 06/10/2021, Edward Scown Canola prices are already breaking records this year, but a new industry report predicts […]

11 October 2021

Verve Times, vervetimes.com, 09/10/2021, Monica Lozano Pickled in a salty brine, fatty and firm like an olive, the unassuming lupin […]

11 October 2021

Australian Financial Review, Other, 10/10/2021, Jessica Sier Agritech start-up Farmbot has banked $2.7 million, including $1 million from Telstra, as […]

1 October 2021

News For Business, Other, 30/09/2021 Dr Jen Taylor , who participated in a six-week Nuffield Global Focus Program in 2016, […]

29 September 2021

ABC Online, Other, 28/09/2021 Too frequently, Nigeria faces severe food shortages and even famines. One of the major subsistence crops […]

29 September 2021

FarmOnline, Other, 28/09/2021 The CSIRO has launched a new mission to capture $10 billion in additional value from Australia’s agrifood […]

22 September 2021

ECOS, Other, 21/09/2021, Natalie Kikken A new evidence-based handbook will help Australian fisheries respond to climate change to ensure sustainable […]

22 September 2021

AUSVEG, Other, 21/09/2021 Applications are open for a free 10-week program for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to investigate new […]

21 September 2021

Grain Central, Other, 20/09/2021, Neil Lyon Two new awnless wheat varieties for release to farmers in the southern farming zone […]

21 September 2021

ABC Online, Other, 19/09/2021, Jennifer Nichols Landholders could unwittingly be killing some of the most valuable members of their herd […]

21 September 2021

Eativity, Other, 18/09/2021 New research conducted by Voconiq, a research company spun out of the CSIRO, reveals that levels of […]

17 September 2021

To remain robust, competitive, and sustainable, our agriculture industry needs to meet the challenge around greenhouse gas emissions. Join us […]

13 September 2021

The Guardian, Other, 11/09/2021, Donna Lu On an industrial road in Coburg, in Melbourne’s north, there’s a tale of two […]

13 September 2021

About Regional, Other, 12/09/2021, Edwina Mason Australia’s newest immigrants aren’t likely to be seen strolling the city streets, but they’re […]

10 September 2021

Good Fruit & Vegetables, Other, 09/09/2021, Victoria Nugent New large-scale sheep research projects announced by Meat & Livestock Australia will […]

10 September 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 09/09/2021, Peter Roberts CSIRO has launched three of what it calls missions’ that will tackle food production issues, […]

8 September 2021

Cotton Australia, Other, 08/09/2021, Ali Kuchel All eyes will be on Australia’s cotton industry when a film highlighting farm-to-fabric practices […]

8 September 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 07/09/2021, Alexandra Cooper Three webinars on Reducing Food Waste in Processing and Packaging will be delivered […]

6 September 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 06/09/2021 Alternative protein maker All G Foods has closed a $16 million seed round ahead of a rollout […]

6 September 2021

ABC Online, Other, 05/09/2021, Kate Doyle & Nathan Morris Recent rainfall has come as a huge relief for many, but […]

2 September 2021

Farming ahead, Other, 02/09/2021 Most discussion of vaccines these days seems to relate to COVID-19, but in the CSIRO laboratories, […]

30 August 2021

The Australian Farmer, Other, 30/08/2021 Prof. Victor Sadras is a world authority on crop ecophysiology with an interest in the […]

30 August 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 30/08/2021 Upper North Farming Systems is set to host its Annual Members Event next month, covering […]

30 August 2021

Continuous assessment of plant water status with a static thermal imaging sensor. Optimising irrigation application maximises the value of a […]

30 August 2021

Winegrape yield forecasting tool based on interpretation of video data using machine learning methods. Annual yield variability in wine grape […]

26 August 2021

Australian Academy of Science, Other, 25/08/2021 Ever heard of a nutritious fish-based chutney tailor-made for pregnant and lactating women? It […]

25 August 2021

Beef Central, Other, 24/08/2021 Often the traits with lower heritability have been considered to be of lesser importance in selection […]

23 August 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 23/08/2021 The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has showcased its breadth of research and […]

23 August 2021

Beef Central, Other, 19/08/2021, Jon Condon History was made last night when Australian consumers for the first time sampled beef […]

23 August 2021

Balkans Times, www.balkanstimes.eu/category/world/business/, 19/08/2021 Supermarket giant Woolworths is part of a $13 million project that could fundamentally change a core […]

16 August 2021

Indian Textile Journal, www.indiantextilejournal.com/, 13/08/2021 A proposed ASTM International standard test method is going to cover areas related to ribbon […]

16 August 2021

ABC Online, Other, 13/08/2021, Daniel-Mercer Andrew Forrest’s foray into aquaculture is the latest food-focused venture for the billionaire. […] More […]

12 August 2021

Grain Central, Other, 11/08/2021, Liz Wells A flurry of investment in value-adding of Australian grains is being seen across the […]

12 August 2021

http://www.foodanddrinkbusiness.com.au/ 5 August 2021 By Doris Prodanovic  Former CSIRO scientists Dr James Petrie and Dr Ben Leita are on a […]

10 August 2021

LabOnline, Other, 09/08/2021 Australia’s emerging seaweed sector has launched a new peak body, the Australian Sustainable Seaweed Alliance (ASSA), to […]

9 August 2021

Paul Sims is one of our CSIRO Alumni members and is keen to share an update on the success of […]

3 August 2021

Countryman, Other, 02/08/2021, Adam Poulsen A leading CSIRO agronomist has called for scientists to be more honest with farmers about […]

2 August 2021

Australian Property Journal, Other, 01/08/2021, Staff Writer Climate change has already cost every farm across Australia $30,000 each year in […]

30 July 2021

Earth.com, Other, 30/07/2021, chrissy sexton Costs associated with the management of invasive plants were totaled at US$151.68 billion. The experts […]

29 July 2021

Games Grade, gamersgrade.com, 28/07/2021, Jason Junior New research has identified proteins in a common weed which could play havoc for […]

29 July 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 28/07/2021, Alexandra Cooper Growers, the local Kununurra community and the Western Australian government celebrated 75 years […]

27 July 2021

Engineering360 by GlobalSpec, Other, 26/07/2021 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s national science agency, has developed a […]

27 July 2021

Australian Financial Review, Other, 27/07/2021, Simon Evans Eden Brew, a start-up backed by the CSIRO’s venture capital arm and Norco, […]

23 July 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 22/07/2021, Olivia Calver Farmers have plenty of data at their fingertips these days, yield maps, protein […]

23 July 2021

West Australian, Other, 22/07/2021, Bob Garnant A Badgingarra Merino stud inspired by late wool science revolutionary Jim Watts opened its […]

21 July 2021

Forbes, Other, 21/07/2021 Everledger CEO Leanne Kemp talks to CSIRO’s Professor Claudia Vickers to explore the vast possibilities for synbio […]

16 July 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 16/07/2021, Peter Roberts Australian plant-based meat manufacturer v2food has continued its product range and market expansions announcing an […]

13 July 2021

Does global food systems governance need a new science-policy interface? Melissa Leach, member of IPES-Food and Director of the Institute […]

8 July 2021

Mon 19 July @ 1.00pm Do you want to join in the co-design of a new digital climate information service […]

8 July 2021

A retired scientist from The University of Western Australia has earned international recognition for his research that analyses the factors […]

8 July 2021

North Queensland Register, Other, 07/07/2021 Dr Heather Burrow, a University of New England professorial research fellow, initiated a project that […]

5 July 2021

ABC Online, Other, 05/07/2021, Lara Webster and Hugh Hogan Biotech lobby group CropLife is hailing the lifting of a ban […]

1 July 2021

startupnews.com.au, Other, 30/06/2021, Desiree Durrani The Western Australian Food Innovation Precinct (WAFIP). Image – Peel WA Are you a WA-based […]

28 June 2021

Grain Central, Other, 28/06/2021 An innovative new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) investment will investigate whether an international research […]

28 June 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 24/06/2021 Ideal growing conditions could lead to a large Brome grass outbreak in Western Australia this season. Brome […]

22 June 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 17/06/2021, Alexandra Cooper Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) awards recognised new ways to flavour […]

22 June 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 17/06/2021, Bree Swift The agricultural industry now has an incredible opportunity to change how it is seen […]

22 June 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 18/06/2021, Brooke Littlewood Growing up in the United Kingdom, Neil Turner would earn money helping local farmers […]

22 June 2021

Are you a fan of plant proteins? Do you prefer a 100% plant diet dominated by legumes, soybeans or peas? […]

22 June 2021

AlphaGalileo, Other, 21/06/2021 The Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has appointed Ciarn Forde as the new Professor […]

22 June 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 21/06/2021, Peter Roberts It is easy to be distressed if you dwell too long on some of the […]

15 June 2021

ABC Online, Other, 10/06/2021 With the global supply of phosphorous tipped to be exhausted within 300 years, West Australian farmers […]

15 June 2021

@AuManufacturing, Other, 10/06/2021 A new research published by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and partners at the University of Melbourne […]

15 June 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 12/06/2021 Preliminary results from a Western Australian research project suggest some grain growers are under-estimating herbicide resistance levels […]

15 June 2021

Find out more on the award and Lindsay’s research. Lindsay’s farming system research has the potential to increase crop returns […]

15 June 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 14/06/2021, Bob Freebairn High quality legume grass pasture on the southern tablelands. 25 years of research […]

7 June 2021

Meat & Livestock Australia, Other, 03/06/2021 Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) is co-investing into a Grains Research and Development Corporation […]

2 June 2021

26 – 27 July 2021 CONVENTION REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! We are pleased to announce that the AIFST21 Convention will […]

31 May 2021

FreshPlaza, Other, 31/05/2021 A Central Australian farmer is diversifying his business by adding some rotational crops to his already successful […]

31 May 2021

Fibre 2 Fashion, Other, 29/05/2021 Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO and Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) have marked a combined investment […]

25 May 2021

A 50-year partnership that enables Australian growers to produce the highest yielding cotton in the world and has boosted earnings […]

25 May 2021

Cobram Courier, Other, 22/05/2021, Country News Australians are being invited to take part in a large-scale research study to inform […]

20 May 2021

Food & Drink Business, Other, 19/05/2021, Kim Berry May The 2020 State of the Industry report from alternative protein think […]

20 May 2021

ECOS, Other, 19/05/2021, Sharon Downes, Louise Thatcher, Emilie Roy-Dufresne, Belinda Stummer, Mary Whitehouse, Sandra Williams and Javier Navarro Garcia Effective […]

20 May 2021

Apple and Pear Australia, Other, 19/05/2021 As fruit industries sharpen their focus on accessing high value export markets, CSIRO-led research […]

19 May 2021

Stock & Land, Other, 18/05/2021, Rebecca Nadge A Victorian start-up has reported promising results after completing a feasibility study into […]

19 May 2021

ABC Online, Other, 18/05/2021 In stark contrast to vocal members of the National Party, fourth-generation farmer Cindy Stevens and her […]

17 May 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 14/05/2021 In a joint venture between agricultural seed provider Pacific Seeds and CSIRO, a three-year $250,000 […]

17 May 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 14/05/2021 A premium plant-based powder processing, packaging and distribution business with facilities in regional Victoria, APP […]

11 May 2021

ABC News, Australia Have you ever tried eating insects? New research from the CSIRO shows that they’re more appealing than […]

11 May 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 10/05/2021, Bob Freebairn Jason Condon and Helen Burns check pH after lime application in a soil […]

11 May 2021

Queensland Country Life, Other, 10/05/2021, Matt Sherrington Interest continues to grow for Agrimix Pastures’ range of Desmanthus pasture legumes known […]

11 May 2021

Beef Central, Other, 10/05/2021 Meat and Livestock Australia is looking for stakeholders with skills in strategic marketing/market development, and food […]

11 May 2021

ABC Online, Other, 10/05/2021, Angus Verley Mouse bait manufacturers have been given permission to double the lethality of their products […]

3 May 2021

ITWire, Other, 03/05/2021, Peter Dinham Researchers at Monash University are applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and game-design practices to reduce […]

3 May 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 03/05/2021 The research division of FutureFeed, the stock feed additive developers that have come up with […]

3 May 2021

Weekly Times Now, Other, 03/05/2021, Natalie Kotsios Australia’s biosecurity system is getting hefty federal budget boost. Picture: Matt Loxton Australia’s […]

3 May 2021

Eco-Business, Other, 29/04/2021 Better data of vital importance to define future role of animals in sustainable food systems For the […]

3 May 2021

Get Industry, Other, 30/04/2021 Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 2 (known as RHDV2) is a novel virus that has rapidly spread […]

3 May 2021

Glam Adelaide, Other, 01/05/2021, Cate Morgan Australia may become a player in the billion-dollar global edible insect industry. Insects for […]

3 May 2021

RiotACT, Other, 02/05/2021, Lottie Twyford It won’t come as a surprise to anyone to learn that Canberra is home to […]

27 April 2021

Australasian Farmers’ & Dealers’ Journal, Other, 26/04/2021 With funding for ten further ag projects just announced, SparkLabs Cultiv8 now has […]

26 April 2021

Technologyforyou.org, www.technologyforyou.org, 23/04/2021 The Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Landgate have jointly developed a new online pastoral remote […]

26 April 2021

Harnessing the power of protein from lupin has been a decades-long process, but it’s finally seeing the light. There is […]

26 April 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 25/04/2021 The development of long coleoptile genetics that allows wheat to access moisture deep in the soil […]

31 March 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 30/03/2021 Australian farmers could lead the world in reducing agricultural greenhouse gases, while at the same time […]

29 March 2021

Lawyers Weekly Australia, Other, 29/03/2021, Emma Ryan DAS has been advised on obtaining the exclusive commercialisation rights of Graincast, the […]

29 March 2021

Get Industry, Other, 29/03/2021 New research indicates there are variable levels of sensitivity to some insecticides between populations of fall […]

29 March 2021

StartupSmart, Other, 26/03/2021, Stephanie Palmer-Derrien There’s another Aussie player in the plant-based meat race, with Nourish Ingredients raising $11 million […]

29 March 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 26/03/2021 Australian grain growers are set to get better crop variety recommendations faster through a major Grains […]

29 March 2021

2HD, Other, 26/03/2021, Bree Hill In the aftermath of the devastating floods across the east coast of Australia, Brent chats […]

25 March 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 23/03/2021 New research indicates there are variable levels of sensitivity to some insecticides between populations of […]

21 March 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 21/03/2021, Elizabeth Anderson The benefits of cover cropping are known overseas but a new trial is […]

18 March 2021

ABC Online, Other, 18/03/2021, Nick Kilvert Feeding cattle a small amount of a seaweed species found in Australia has been […]

15 March 2021

SeedQuest, Other, 16/03/2021 The APPF’s FieldExplorer completed imaging in 16 field trials in its first year of operation and included […]

15 March 2021

Australasian Farmers’ & Dealers’ Journal, Other, 15/03/2021 In a region long touted as a major food bowl, our scientists are […]

15 March 2021

ABC Online, Other, 15/03/2021 Insects – the smallest livestock in the world – could be the next big food trend, […]

15 March 2021

The Express Newspaper, Other, 12/03/2021, Sally Turley Discoveries being made by local research group, “Dung Beetles on the Atherton Tablelands: […]

15 March 2021

AFN (AgFunder News), Other, 12/03/2021, Jack Ellis RapidAIM, an Australian agtech startup that’s developing a cost-effective monitoring system for crop […]

14 March 2021

Yahoo! Finance, Other, 13/03/2021 5 min read Competition inspires cross-industry collaboration to accelerate innovation and improve complex crop breeding processes […]

9 March 2021

Inside FMCG, Other, 08/03/2021, Robert Stockdill Two Australian seafood products have shared this year’s top honours in the Sustainable Seafood […]

9 March 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 08/03/2021, Jeremy Whish CSIRO reviewed local, annual and growing season climates and associated sorghum production Comparing these results […]

8 March 2021

Queensland Country Life, Other, 05/03/2021, James McManagan Abattoirs might be the last place you’d expect augmented reality, but one young […]

8 March 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 05/03/2021 An emerging agronomic toolset to assess impact of variable factors across the Wheatbelt has shown plot […]

7 March 2021

Farm Weekly, Other, 07/03/2021, Mal Gill While a valuable feed source, wheat stubble or chaff alone does not provide sufficient […]

3 March 2021

Grain Central, Other, 02/03/2021 Bringing a whole-of-farm approach to research is an ambitious goal, but it has been the cornerstone […]

1 March 2021

B. Carducci, E. C. Keats, M. Ruel, L. Haddad, S. J. M. Osendarp & Z. A. Bhutta Nature Food volume 2, pages68–70(2021) Cite this […]

1 March 2021

BY ALI GREEN, TOM WADE Our new licence to manufacture medicinal cannabis products will help drive the development of novel […]

1 March 2021

By Kate Langford In 20 years, will we swap beef for crickets, 3-D print food, or grow our leafy greens […]

24 February 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 24/02/2021, Mike Wheeler A New South Wales mixed farming business, previously described as “heavily in drought […]

23 February 2021

Fresh Plaza, Other, 23/02/2021 ABARES and CSIRO have analysed how five megatrends shaping Australia’s food and fibre industries in coming […]

22 February 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 18/02/2021, Olivia Calver CSIRO Agriculture and Food chief research scientist Greg Rebetzke was awarded the 2021 […]

22 February 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 18/02/2021, Richard Trethowan Yield losses from Fusarium crown rot can be as high as 50 per cent in […]

17 February 2021

Australian Online News, Other, 17/02/2021 The CSIRO is looking to interview irrigators from across the nation, to find out what […]

16 February 2021

Grain Central, Other, 16/02/2021 One of the nation’s leading research geneticists in wheat breeding, Dr Greg Rebetzke, is this year’s […]

16 February 2021

Geelong Advertiser, Other, 15/02/2021, Tamara Mcdonald Geelong scientists are working as part of an international effort to combat a disease […]

14 February 2021

Beef Central, Other, 12/02/2021 A combination of emerging technologies like High Pressure Thermal Processing, and use of natural preservatives may […]

14 February 2021

Toowoomba Chronicle, Other, 14/02/2021 A supplied video news package from USC obtained on August 15 about the university’s work on […]

14 February 2021

Sunraysia Daily, Other, 14/02/2021, Else Kennedy Experts are warning grain growers in the Mallee to prepare for a potential boom […]

10 February 2021

AUSVEG, Other, 10/02/2021 CSIRO is seeking participants from across the horticultural supply chain to fill out this survey, as part […]

3 February 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 02/02/2021, Vanessa Binks This year’s Centre for Invasive Species Solutions Feral Photo and Video competition is […]

3 February 2021

AUSVEG, Other, 02/02/2021 Have your say on the recommendations outlined in the CSIRO report: Review of Red Imported Fire Ant […]

1 February 2021

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 01/02/2021, Mike Wheeler The thought of eating insects is stomach turning for many, but new Edith […]

1 February 2021

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 28/01/2021 The latest outcomes from grains R&D will be divulged at a Crystal Brook forum next […]

1 February 2021

Australasian Farmers’ & Dealers’ Journal, Other, 31/01/2021 The Australian Government is investing $10 million through the Climate Services for Agriculture […]

27 January 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 25/01/2021, Lucy Kinbacher The Rare Breeds Trust of Australia is seeking the assistance of producers to […]

25 January 2021

MarketScreener, Other, 22/01/2021 The latest outcomes from grains research and development, which offer the potential for positive impact on-farm, will […]

25 January 2021

Beef Central, Other, 21/01/2021 A South Australian venture proposing to construct a large-scale land-based aquaculture project farming the much-heralded asparagopsis […]

25 January 2021

The Land Australia, Other, 23/01/2021 Industries across the country and the world are exploring new options to move away from […]

25 January 2021

Augusta Margaret River Mail, Other, 24/01/2021 Farmers will be given access to specialised climate data to help build their drought […]

25 January 2021

ABC Online, Other, 24/01/2021, Maddelin McCosker and Vicki Thompson A mouse plague is wreaking havoc across multiple Australian states, as […]

18 January 2021

Fresh Plaza, Other, 16/01/2021 Perfect growing conditions have delivered fantastic fruit quality and doubled the yield of the Queen Garnet […]

18 January 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 16/01/2021 Due to customised management and amelioration practices, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to soil sampling in WA. […]

12 January 2021

WEB Farms.com, Other, 11/01/2021, Diana Horvath In the case of SARS-Cov-2, virus particles highjack human cells and trick them into […]

11 January 2021

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 08/01/2021 Novel research is examining the performance of virtual fencing technology as a farm automation tool that uses […]

11 January 2021

thebulletin.net.au, Other, 09/01/2021, Katherine Wynn Growing interest in healthy and sustainable lifestyles could be worth about A$25 billion and make […]

7 January 2021

Renew Australia, Other, 06/01/2021 Panels in agrivoltaic farms can be used in a variety of creative ways. Here, at a […]

5 January 2021

Stock & Land, Other, 05/01/2021 A new wheat variety stacked with resistance genes shows exceptional capacity to fight stem rust. […]

3 January 2021

Queensland Country Life, Other, 31/12/2020, James McManagan If 2020 taught us anything it would be the threat that any chink […]

21 December 2020

The Land Australia, Other, 21/12/2020 The published paper, “Effect of high-intensity rotational grazing on the growth of cattle grazing buffel […]

21 December 2020

AZoCleantech, Other, 15/12/2020 Tuna is a high-quality source of protein that is essential for human nutrition, so it is essential […]

21 December 2020

The Land Australia, Other, 18/12/2020, Lucy Kinbacher A new farmer led company are hoping their first experience growing medicinal hemp […]

21 December 2020

Queensland Country Life, Other, 18/12/2020, James McManagan Cotton Seed Distributors has announced the winner of the inaugural Brian Hearn Shield […]

21 December 2020

ABC Online, Other, 19/12/2020, Lexy Hamilton-Smith For members of the Whitehorse Canoe Club in Victoria, river levels are essential information. […]

21 December 2020

Augusta Margaret River Mail, Other, 20/12/2020, Alex Crowe A seaweed feed for cows being trialled by Fonterra has received a […]

14 December 2020

ABC Online, Other, 10/12/2020, Lucas Forbes Scientists have imported a Moroccan fly to Australia to test if it can be […]

14 December 2020

graincentral.com, Other, 11/12/2020 Farmers can now better understand the potential opportunities from carbon-reducing activities using a farming tool developed by […]

14 December 2020

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 11/12/2020, Catherine Miller Coonawarra viticulturist Catherine Kidman often likens her role to that of a conductor […]

14 December 2020

brightsurf.com, Other, 12/12/2020 Protein derived from organic waste to feed livestock could decrease demand for soybean meal. […] The study […]

6 December 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 05/12/2020 By taking soil tests from each production zone, growers can better identify areas where variable rates of […]

6 December 2020

riverineherald.com.au, Other, 06/12/2020, Country News Victoria’s livestock industries will be supported with grants from the Andrews Government to further strengthen […]

30 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 25/11/2020, Jessica Hayes, Ellie Honeybone and Joanna Prendergast A West Australian apple grower says a threatened WA […]

30 November 2020

Food & Drink Business, Other, 27/11/2020, Kim Berry The 1600 square metre facility can produce up to 5000 tonnes of […]

29 November 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 28/11/2020 Highly calcareous soils are very difficult to farm and the keys to improving their productivity are far […]

29 November 2020

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 29/11/2020 Planning ahead could help control the issues from mice at next year’s sowing, growers are […]

23 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 23/11/2020, Eric Barker A CSIRO researcher says drought in the Murray-Darling Basin has been the catalyst for […]

23 November 2020

The Land Australia, Other, 20/11/2020 Agricultural researchers will be among the beneficiaries of an upgrade at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre […]

23 November 2020

Forbes.com, Other, 22/11/2020, Jeff Kart It sounds like people may be able to have their meat and eat it too, […]

23 November 2020

News Cgtn, Other, 22/11/2020 Researchers from Australia’s national science agency have used satellites to map the spread of an invasive […]

23 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 22/11/2020, Jennifer Nichols It cripples land values and slashes productivity by up to 80 per cent, but […]

17 November 2020

Farming Futures, www.foodandfarmingfutures.co.uk, 17/11/2020 The responsibility for a nutritious and balanced diet begins with producers and manufacturers before it is […]

16 November 2020

theaustralianfarmer.com, Other, 15/11/2020 The CSIRO has confirmed that biosecurity should be a top priority for Australia with potential billion-dollar losses […]

16 November 2020

ABC Online, Other, 15/11/2020, Halina Baczkowski and Tim Lee Lisa McLennan loves her job in dusty, smelly sheep yards. […] […]

8 November 2020

Food & Drink Business, Other, 06/11/2020, Doris Prodanovic Vegetable grower Fresh Select and the CSIRO have teamed up to develop […]

8 November 2020

Sunraysia Daily, Other, 08/11/2020, Brooke Littlewood Technology has traced and verified hundreds of thousands of kilograms of citrus fruit from […]

8 November 2020

stockjournal.com.au, General News, 08/11/2020 The Australian red meat industry’s plan for carbon-neutral beef and lamb has set a clear, achievable […]

2 November 2020

Canberra Innovation Network, Online, 02/11/20, The newly redesigned GRIFFIN Accelerator accepted 7 budding startups to participate in this 3-month intensive […]

1 November 2020

Australian Manufacturing, Online, 30/10/20 CSIRO is teaming up with Australian food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor […]

25 October 2020

graincentral.com, Other, 22/10/2020 Australian wheat researchers are continuing to break new ground in the quest to develop cultivars with superior […]

25 October 2020

Get Farming, Other, 22/10/2020 Ceres Tag, one of the world’s most comprehensive animal monitoring companies, is adding a new dimension […]

25 October 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 23/10/2020 Green peach aphid (GPA) damages crops by direct feeding and as a virus carrier GPA is evolving […]

25 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 23/10/2020, Jessica Schremmer A new north African species of poo-eating dung beetle has been imported into Australia […]

25 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 23/10/2020, Daniel Fitzgerald Australia’s biggest barramundi farm is set to get even bigger, after securing a $24.2 […]

22 October 2020

ZDNet, Other, 21/10/2020, Aimee Chanthadavong As part of the state-owned entity’s plan to build a holistic picture of the quantity […]

22 October 2020

Eco-Business, Other, 21/10/2020, Neo Chai Chin Pat Brown of plant-based burger company Impossible Foods believes cultured meat will always remain […]

21 October 2020

ZDNet, Other, 20/10/2020, Aimee Chanthadavong The tool is expected to help assess the impact of climate change and improve the […]

20 October 2020

Bloomberg, Other, 19/10/2020 Australia’s V2food has raised new equity from investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Singaporean state-owned investor […]

20 October 2020

Beef Central, Other, 19/10/2020 Rangelands scientist, board member and research leader Dr John Taylor has been appointed as the new […]

19 October 2020

Innovations Food 14/10/2020 European partnership on track to market the first High Fibre Wheat In its first year in retail […]

19 October 2020

Food Magazine Australia, Other, 14/10/2020 It’s one of the nation’s biggest food waste issues, but a CQUniversity researcher hopes leftovers […]

19 October 2020

graincentral.com, Other, 15/10/2020 With the current effects of climate change placing increasing pressure on breeders to develop resilient wheat varieties, […]

18 October 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 16/10/2020 The rate of insecticide resistance to several chemicals is rising in redlegged earth mites (RLEM). […] From […]

18 October 2020

Farming ahead, Other, 16/10/2020 Australian grain growers are producing a new type of bread wheat that delivers up to 10 […]

18 October 2020

Science Daily, Other, 17/10/2020 When COVID closed down their lab, a team of researchers turned to computational approaches to understand […]

12 October 2020

Farm Online, The Land, Other, 08/10/2020, Joely Mitchell Recommendations into the future direction of Australian Wool Innovation will be sent […]

12 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 08/10/2020, James Liveris Australia’s crystal crab is one of the most sought-after crustaceans in the world, fetching […]

11 October 2020

Former deputy director of CSIRO Agriculture & Food professor Martin Cole is joining plant-based meat start-up v2food as the new […]

11 October 2020

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 09/10/2020, Emily Bennett A canola field is the stuff of every avid Instagrammer’s dreams. […] They […]

11 October 2020

groundcover.grdc.com.au, Other, 09/10/2020 Experimental wheat lines that can match barley in their ability to outcompete weeds for resources have caught […]

11 October 2020

graincentral.com, Other, 09/10/2020, Chris Clyne The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) recently declared that La Nina is official for the back […]

11 October 2020

corowafreepress.com.au, Other, 09/10/2020, Daneka Hill The 2020-21 federal budget is getting a lot of reactions from a lot of people, […]

11 October 2020

ABC Online, Other, 09/10/2020, Tim Fookes and Joshua Becker Egg producers have adapted and developed new markets in overcoming the […]

6 October 2020

Stock Journal Australia, Other, 03/10/2020 Calcareous soils which significantly limit crop yields and grower profitability across large parts of the […]

6 October 2020

opengovasia.com, Other, 04/10/2020 The AquaWatch Australia mission, being developed by CSIRO and the research consortium under a leading local supplier […]

6 October 2020

Farming ahead, Other, 05/10/2020 The CSIRO is on the hunt for small and medium-sized food and agribusiness enterprises looking to […]

1 October 2020

Farm Weekly, Other, 01/10/2020, Shan Goodwin The rewards for climate-smart red meat businesses are well known. Consumer and community support, […]

1 October 2020

We examined how the pandemic has created or intensified opportunities for economic growth across six sectors benefiting from science and […]

30 September 2020

Farm Online, The Land, Other, 30/09/2020 Dairy farmer Scott McKillop says managing risk requires a daily focus when adapting to […]

30 September 2020

Australian Food News, Other, 30/09/2020 Leading native ingredients producer Australian Native Products has announced plans for future investment in lemon […]

29 September 2020

getindustry.com.au, Other, 24/09/2020 Australia’s national science agency and Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) member, CSIRO, is on the hunt […]

29 September 2020

About Regional, Other, 24/09/2020, Sharon Kelley There’s a long history of harvesting kelp manually on the NSW South Coast a […]

29 September 2020

Farm Weekly, Other, 26/09/2020, Andrew Marshall Seaweed could be Australia’s next big farming enterprise, offering far more than just new […]

29 September 2020

Stock & Land, Other, 29/09/2020 Scientists have revealed of a new set of detailed genetic traits in African cattle that […]

29 September 2020

The Land Australia, Other, 28/09/2020 Apple and Pear Australia Limited (APAL) celebrates the outstanding achievements of seven of the industry’s […]