Posts by Darius Koreis

Field of barley. Image: Julia Hausler

As one farming couple discovered during the Millennium Drought, smart and evolving farm management is key to successfully exiting drought and preparing for future droughts.

A bushfire burns in the distance in Victoria.

The field of climate change event attribution research has emerged recently and can provide new insights into Australian climate extremes.

Cut for hay.

Cut for hay or grow to grain? A pilot trial unlocks information about the fodder market during times of drought and aims to help farm finances and aid drought relief.

Wheat spike.

With a genome five times larger than the human genome, identifying what genes in wheat are responsible for what traits to build drought tolerance is difficult.

Australia needs to overcome a $40 billion shortfall in agricultural productivity over the next decade, but it’s not an impossible task.