Soil microbes underpin a healthy planet. We’ve used next-gen DNA sequencing to map Australia’s soil microbiome. Our map is being used for forensics, agriculture, conservation and more.
Over the past 50 years these six-legged friends have been on a roll, helping us clean up the 280 million cow pats produced daily in Australia.
Australia’s wheat harvest has stalled over the past 26 years, and worsening weather is to blame.
Mice began breeding a couple weeks early this spring, so our experts are anticipating a plague by autumn. But how can two weeks make such a difference? And are mice really that big a problem?
For the first on-country project for Science Pathways in Western Australia, the team set out to monitor fish in local waterways.
We have conducted the first analysis of invasive species threat to global crop production on a country-by-country basis.
To mark the opening of our ASSETS program for this year, we’re sharing our five favourite projects that rely on Indigenous scientific knowledge.
In some contexts, agricultural land can be more valuable when left intact with all its biodiversity. The pathways to these contexts are manifold and challenging.
You don’t need a crystal ball to know Australia’s rural industries will face significant change at global, national and local levels over the coming decades. This will create opportunities and challenges for small and large farms, and will affect rural lifestyles, agricultural landscapes and Australia’s society and economy.