Mr Mice Guy: meet our researcher Steve Henry
Our researcher and mouse expert, Steve Henry, is at the forefront of finding a solution to Australia’s mouse plague.
Keeping plants happy is easy with our new Chameleon Card
We developed technology that makes it possible for backyard green thumbs to give their plants the right amount of water.
We’re mapping 1.7 million Australian paddocks from space
We've used satellite imagery to identify the boundaries of Australian paddocks from space. It will help farmers save time mapping paddocks each growing season.
Tracking buffaloes and cattle by satellite
We're partnering with Traditional Owners in Northern Australia to new ways to protect their land and culture using satellites, while creating economic opportunities.
Thwarting Cassava plant diseases to feed the masses
Cassava is a big part of the diet of almost half a billion Africans, but this important crop is under siege from two devastating diseases.
The future of food production: more from less
Pressure on Australian farmers has never been greater. They're being asked to generate more from less. It's clear a significant step change is needed.
Breeding resilience in a changing climate
Crop breeding techniques have come a long way in developing plants suited to Australian climates. But how far can we go?
Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters
Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.
Dual-purpose crops bring drought resilience to farming
Growing crops both grazed by livestock and grown to harvest is helping this farmer weather the drought.
Our big breakthroughs in 2019
2019 was a big year for us. Before you head off for the end of year break, let’s reflect on the exciting science we brought to you this year.
Planting early helps farmer weather the drought
Queensland farmer Daniel Wegener is using a technique we developed called early sowing to make the best of the current drought.