Agriculture

Showing the dry land and shrub of the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (or APY lands) in South Australia

Researchers have teamed up to uncover an ancient buried water source in South Australia.

In a region long touted as a food bowl, our scientists are working on smart, sustainable options for northern Australia food production.

Seafood dish

Verifying the origin of Australia’s agrifood can help to grow our exports.

A selection of food

A growing population, resource constraints and the ‘flexitarian’ movement mean we need value-added premium protein sources to complement animal-derived protein production.

CSIRO research has found the seemingly impossible task of achieving sustainable nutrition is not as far-fetched as many think.

Plants with large amounts of oil in their leaves and stems are paving the way for new feedstocks to produce renewable transport fuels.

Sheep grazing a paddock at a mixed-enterprise farm.

The nutritional value of crop stubble for grazing sheep has been reassessed for the first time in 25 years. A new tool will also help farmers review their practices to get the most benefit.

Fava beans in someone's hand

CSIRO Futures Lead Economist, Dr Katherine Wynn, discusses how investment and innovation in Australian agribusiness could drive billions of dollars in economic growth.

New research, published in Nature, shows that it's possible to both feed the world and bend the curve on biodiversity loss.