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.
Breakthrough in hunt for deadly cereal killer
A cereal killer is on the loose. A team of internal experts are on a mission to uncover the origins of the world’s deadliest strain of cereal rust disease.
Working hard to save our bacon from African Swine Fever
As African swine fever moves closer to home, our testing has found more pork products have tested positive for fragments of the virus.