Busy as a bee: new study confirms bees can help detect plant viruses
We love bees for their pollination and honey production. Now there’s new buzz around another task: monitoring crops for plant viruses.
Tracing wine to vine: meet our researcher Ellyse Bunney
Ellyse Bunney is developing world-leading techniques to trace Australian wine back to its origin.
Meet Sally Buck: Supercharging the plant-based protein industry
Dr Sally Buck discovered a passion for plant research and is now helping to feed the future.
Goodie! AgCatalyst dishes up a new veggie snack
AgCatalyst was filled with innovations that will help tackle the future challenges in agrifoods.
Micro to macro: meet our imaging expert Dr Vivien Rolland
Dr Vivien Rolland leaves no leaf unturned. We spoke to the scientist behind our stunning microimages and plant biotechnology research.
Soil science helps Tonga recover from volcanic eruption
A tsunami and volcanic ash devastated Tonga’s soils and crops. Our soil scientist, Dr Ben Macdonald, was asked to investigate whether they could recover.
Three more online tools for smarter farming
Being on the land isn’t always easy. But some of our online tools for smarter farming can make it easier to predict and respond to future conditions in an increasingly variable climate.
STEM learning spreads across the country thanks to volunteers
They say the most precious thing one can give is time. National Volunteer Week is about acknowledging those that use theirs to make the world a better place.
Dr Xiaoqing Li: Taking the guess work out of sustainable textiles
Xiaoqing Li is researching new ways to trace the origins of fibres so people can buy sustainable textiles and trust where they've come from.
Climate data for farmers, with the click of a button
If a farmer could see into the future and know what climate is ahead, they may be able to better plan their crops or livestock production.
Balancing family and agriculture: meet our researcher Dr Jess Hyles
Dr Jess Hyles has successfully combined making a family with building a career as an agricultural scientist.