Finding better ways to manage agricultural systems and lands so that food and fibre production can be sustained in balance with environmental and socioeconomic outcomes.
Carbon and rural land use: key findings
This report brings together much of the latest research on emission reduction and offsets in rural land, including the potential of forests as carbon sinks.
New edition of soil analysis 'bible' released
A new ‘bible’ on analysing soils for factors like carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and toxic substances, was released in Canberra last night at the Australasian Soil & Plant Analysis Council Conference.
World Food Day – CSIRO rising to the challenges
Australian farmers feed over 60 million people a day and CSIRO research aims to maintain and grow this productivity in the face of the significant challenges of greenhouse gas abatement, climate change and land degradation.
Australia's largest team of environmental statisticians is working on the big issues that face environmental managers, policymakers and ... all of us.
Waite Campus, Adelaide, South Australia
CSIRO at the Waite Campus undertakes a range of research in land and water management, sustainable farming systems, precision agriculture, plant science and mathematics and statistics.
Catchment response to farm scale land use change: the journey
This 23-page technical report documents the journey of the Catchment Response to Farm Scale Land Use Change project in the Simmons Creek catchment, which exports salt into Billabong Creek near Walbundrie in southern New South Wales, Australia.
Science for tomorrow: New developments
This article from Farming Ahead contains three stories on influenza diagnosis and surveillance in South-East Asia, a sustainable bioenergy report and dual-purpose crops. (1 page)
Catchment response to farm scale land use change
A 92-page report of the Catchment Response to Farm Scale Land Use Change project in the Simmons Creek catchment, which exports salt into Billabong Creek near Walbundrie in southern New South Wales, Australia.
CSIRO Times: Cattle Methane Research Update 2011
This edition of the CSIRO Times was produced in conjunction with the Lansdown Field Day in May 2011. It highlights CSIRO's research to accurately measure methane emissions from Australia's northern beef herd. (2 pages)