Research and development makes a real difference to Queensland’s agricultural and food sectors. The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ research and development with industry, universities and other research providers ensures our agricultural and food sector is innovative, resilient, prosperous and at the forefront of AgTech.
Research projects with industry
With research facilities strategically located across Queensland and staff with a broad range of skills, DAF conducts and extends applied science that has a real on-ground impact.
Our AgTech research projects and trails include:
- Gatton Research Dairy - Diary Dashboard
- Using sensors to detect cotton pests
- Drone and mapping tech
- Supply chain tech for produce
- Sensor use in piggeries
- Precision agriculture (PA) technologies in vegetables
University and research partnerships
Read about the collaborative AgTech projects by universities and research organisations.
- Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI)’s and the University of Queensland: Innovation in Digital Agriculture
- Rural Economies Centre of Excellence's regional innovation research
- Central Queensland University’s precision livestock management research
- CSIRO’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems Group
- University of Southern Queensland’s Centre for Agricultural Engineering
- Griffith University’s Australian Research Council’s Research Hub
- Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Robotics
Last updated: 08 Feb 2023