Go with the grain: technology to help farmers protect crops
By Paul De Barro, CSIRO and Grant Smith, Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre New technology to tackle biosecurity challenges […]
Keeping your wine delish
As the weather turns dark and dreary, many of us are choosing to stay indoors and seek comfort in […]
Baking bread by the numbers
Whether it’s sourdough, seeded rye, gluten-free or plain old white, there’s nothing like tucking into a fresh slice of bread. […]
Can backpacking flies rescue Queensland’s farmers?
By Paul De Barro, Senior Principal Research Scientist and Paulo de Souza, Science Leader – Sensor Networks Queensland’s fruit and vegetable […]
The real cost of pesticides in Australia’s food boom
By Nancy Schellhorn, Spatial Ecology Team Leader; Sarina Macfadyen, Research Scientist and Anna Renwick, Research Ecologist at University of Queensland More than […]
Art and science cross-pollinate
Meet the people who collaborated with artist Eleanor Gates-Stuart on StellrScope. You can click on the images to read their […]
Extract DNA from a banana!
DNA smoothie anyone? Check out the latest video from Helix@CSIRO, explaining how to extract DNA from a banana.
The time is ripe
By Mikayla Keen While many of you are participating in Dry July our grape scientists are pressing onwards, pouring more […]
Worm turns for cotton pest as Australia breeds in resistance
By Sharon Downes, Team Leader, Resistance Evolution. Among Australia’s key cotton pests is the global insect nemesis of agriculture, Helicoverpa armigera. […]
Lasers, blimps and golf buggies… for better rice
Part of our Smart Farming series When we explain to people that we continue to do a lot of research […]
Aussie farmers take a byte out of Big Data
Forget the Internet of Things, this week we are all about the Internet of cows, sheep and oysters! From monitoring […]