Science to improve the performance of agricultural systems in response to changing environmental, cultural, societal, and economic demands.

Active Projects: 31

Our research

We aim to create more profitable and sustainable farms and agribusiness systems that respond to societal, economic, environmental and regulatory demands by harnessing innovations in agricultural science.

This helps us design diversified landscapes and enterprises that support regional economies while operating within natural resource limits, reducing environmental footprints at both farm and catchment scale and maximising the biological and economic efficiency of farm systems.



We are imagining the future of agriculture – see how
  • Additional capabilities

    • Farm systems modeling
    • Farm systems research
    • Environmental science
    • Land use function and evaluation
    • Reproduction
    • Data science
    • Mathematical modeling
    • Statistics
    • Social science
    • Precision technology
    • Agro-ecology
    • Plant and endophyte technologies
    • Plant genetics
    • Animal ethics
    • Animal health and welfare
    • Microbial solutions
    • Plant-microbe interactions
    • Weeds and pests
    • Plant biotechnology
    • Climate change impacts and adaptation
    • Food system integrity

Science Areas

Ecosystem management

Empowering sectors to manage, respond and adapt to both gradual and sudden changes in circumstances or environment.

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Safe and ethical animal production

We are leaders in food safety and integrity of animal production and processing systems.

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Agricultural Systems: Data, innovation and adoption

We use the latest in science innovation and digital technology to enhance, integrate and transform agricultural production from the paddock and the consumer.

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