Future foods could make you healthier, and the planet greener
Could future foods such as insects, seaweed and lab-grown meat feed us in both an environmentally sustainable and healthy way?
Global strategies needed to combat antibiotic and pesticide resistance
Resistance to antibiotics and pesticides is rising at alarming rates. Global strategies, such as those developed for Australia’s cotton industry, to maintain ‘susceptible’ insects, are key in our fight against resistance.
Preventing farmageddon: new startup targets fruit fly
Our former researchers have founded RapidAIM to take their revolutionary fruit fly-monitoring technology to the world.
Healthier rice is extra nice
Everybody loves rice. Everybody loves to be healthy. We’ve discovered a way to combine those two loves.
Top four food trends you’ll soon see on supermarket shelves
Some food trends come and go (we’re looking at you salted caramel) but some are much more long-term because they’re based on science.
Climate change will reshape the world’s agricultural trade
Climate change will change the dynamic for major food exporters like China and the US.
Best of both whorls: cotton with the benefits of synthetics
We’re working on new types of cotton that are still biodegradable and renewable, but with the added benefit of properties that make synthetic fibres popular.
How to grow crops on Mars if we are to live on the red planet
If humans are to live on Mars they will need a stable supply of food. Earth plants are not suited to the Mars climate but we can engineer plants that are.
Ceres in your phone, our app that predicts farmers’ cereal yields
The digital revolution isn't limited to metropolises—Graincast is our app that helps farmers estimate yields from a single paddock to an entire crop.
Broccoli: better latte than never
You’ve seen the turmeric latte and the latte served in an avocado but could the broccoli latte be the next coffee trend?
How green is your bread?
Have you ever stopped to consider the environmental impact of everyday items like a loaf of bread?
Long-term rural research partnerships still delivering value
Innovation means something real in agriculture. It means feeding the world in the face of climate change, water shortages, pests, natural disasters, and more. Here are just some examples of what we have achieved through our partnerships with Rural RDCs.