Our site is currently being updated and pages are changing regularly. We thank you for your patience during this transition and hope that you find our new site easy to use.

Field crop research

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) is a world leader in researching and developing broadacre field crop industries in the tropics and subtropics. We undertake research and development in cereals, pulses and oilseeds, fodder, fibre and specialty crops.

We aim to:

  • improve productivity and quality
  • meet market demands
  • add value to products
  • predict and manage climate change
  • develop sustainable production practices.

Last updated 22 April 2015