Tech making our food supply chains smarter
Sensors, digital twins and the Internet of Things: the supply chains that get food to our tables are becoming smarter, faster and greener.
Healthy eating on a budget
Want a science-supported food shop? Our health and wellbeing researchers share their tips for eating healthy while on a budget.
A vision for the future of Australian agriculture
Together with our partners across government, research, and industry, we've launched three national missions to help Australia realise much of this vision within this decade.
Future Protein Mission: growing protein to feed a growing world
We’ve launched our Future Protein Mission to create and value-add $10 billion worth of nutritious and high-quality protein products by 2030.
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.
The wash-up on coronavirus and food
You can continue to eat fresh fruit, vegetables and salads. There is no evidence to suggest you can become infected from coronavirus from your food.
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.
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.
Prawn stars: Five facts about Aussie prawns
New technology is allowing our farmers to grow even more prawns, and reduce the need to import prawns to meet consumer demand.
To feed the world in 2050 we need to build the plants that evolution didn’t
Synthetic biology lets us explore places where evolution has never gone, to help meet humanity's food needs in a future shaped by climate change.