Innovation and research
Agriculture Victoria undertakes research and development in animal and plant production, chemistry, spatial information, soil and water science.
We develop innovative farming systems that brings economic value and environmental benefits in the temperate zone of south eastern Australia.
We drive innovation in science, technology and practice through funding important research, development, demonstration, commercialisation and practice-change.
Our research aims to develop innovative farming systems to deliver economic value and environmental benefit in the temperate zone of south-east Australia, helping food and fibre producers increase competitiveness and minimise risk.
Our research also includes biotechnology, such as genomics, molecular plant breeding, gene technology and proteomics.
- Biotechnology for the grains industry
- Biotechnology for the dairy industry
- Research centres
- Forestry and biotechnology
Our research focuses on increasing productivity, adapting to climate change and improving resource use efficiency and environmental outcomes for the following agricultural industries in Victoria:
We undertake research in:
- animal nutrition
- plant physiology
- environmental chemistry
- nutrient cycling
- carbon sequestration
- soil health
- water use efficiency
- water quality
- irrigation hydrology
- land use suitability and change
- farm to catchment modelling
- data management