CSIRO work demonstrates devastating effects of drought

CSIRO work demonstrates devastating effects of drought

Research has confirmed the wide-ranging effects of drought.

Farm office

17 JULY 2019
Wild genes could give crops renewed disease resistance

Wild genes could give crops renewed disease resistance

New research could fast track disease-resistant plant breeding.

Agronomy

25 FEBRUARY 2019
New tech platform aims to fill data gap

New tech platform aims to fill data gap

A new farm data modelling service uses data from many sources.

Software and Apps

18 JANUARY 2019
Satellite purchase enables detection of infrared light

Satellite purchase enables detection of infrared light

A new mini satellite is able to detect infrared light and could help environmental decisions.

Farm office

10 DECEMBER 2018
Smart tongue can help with detection

Smart tongue can help with detection

The CSIRO has developed an artificial tongue to help with the detection of lactose.

Infrastructure and Tec...

05 DECEMBER 2018
Smart ear tags created

Smart ear tags created

A new ear tag is now available which can act like a Fit Bit for cattle.

Infrastructure and Tec...

21 NOVEMBER 2018
Agersens and CSIRO collaboration strengthened

Agersens and CSIRO collaboration strengthened

Virtual fencing and smart collars continue to be developed.

Livestock

31 OCTOBER 2018
Beetles part of $23 million deal

Beetles part of $23 million deal

A multi-pronged research effort aims to help farming through dung beetles.

Soils

10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Renowned physicist appointed CSIRO chief scientist

Renowned physicist appointed CSIRO chief scientist

The CSIRO has a new chief scientist.

Farm office

22 AUGUST 2018
Research may iron out an age-old problem

Research may iron out an age-old problem

A new type of cotton could be much easier to work with for clothes manufacture.

Agronomy

17 AUGUST 2018
Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties

Wild chickpea may hold genetic key to new super varieties

Research could lead to WA planting 500,000ha of the legume

Agronomy

19 MARCH 2018
Wild dogs or fertility diseases?

Wild dogs or fertility diseases?

New research suggests eliminating fertility diseases before baiting

Beef

02 MARCH 2018