The UWA Institute of Agriculture
Our vision is to foster innovation and provide research-based solutions to food and nutritional security, environmental sustainability and agribusiness. The Institute works with the agricultural and natural resource sectors to create knowledge and improve workforce skills, contribute to local and regional prosperity, and exercise responsible stewardship of the environment.
Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique - Director, The UWA Institute of Agriculture
In the Spotlight
Discover the latest in agriculture research and innovation.
Here’s how to fix Australia’s approach to soil carbon credits so they really count towards our climate goals
Australian agricultural and soil scientists have serious concerns about the way credits are awarded for soil carbon sequestration under the Australian carbon credit unit scheme.Read more
The UWA Institute of Agriculture releases Annual Research Report 2022
The breadth and depth of agricultural research at The University of Western Australia, which stretched thousands of kilometres across WA and across the globe, resulted in more than 315 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in 2022.Read more
Our unsung farm dams provide vital habitat to threatened species of frogs
Frogs could use some good news. Here it is: the farm dam. Our new research has found they have become home to over two-fifths of Australia’s 240-plus surviving frog species.Read more