International effort to deliver perennial wheat

International effort to deliver perennial wheat

Australian farmers are a step closer to growing perennial wheat to produce dual purpose grazing and grain crops as a direct result of collaboration between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and United States researchers. NSW DPI researcher, Matthew Newell, has returned from The Land Institute (TLI), a non-profit research organisation in Kansas, with 18…

10 year agricultural sciences plan brings innovation to the farm gate

10 year agricultural sciences plan brings innovation to the farm gate

Farmers, regional communities and Australian consumers will all benefit from an Australian Academy of Science plan for research and development across the agriculture sector over the coming decade. Launching the Decadal Plan for Australian Agricultural Sciences 2017–26 at Parliament House, Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, said the plan provided an analysis…