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, such that those committed to agriculture may advance their individual aspirations, contribute to local and regional prosperity, and exercise responsible stewardship of the environment.
Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique - Director, UWA Institute of Agriculture
In the Spotlight
Discover the latest in agriculture research and innovation.
The Sevier Story: Farmer, inventor and amateur scientist
Alan Richard Sevier (1920-2013) was a truly remarkable man. Largely self-educated, he was a keen and perceptive observer, an avid reader, meticulous recorder and expansive correspondent, an inventive tinkerer and insatiably curious.Read more
The right recipe for sustainable sheep worm control
The problem of gastro-intestinal worms in Merino sheep is being tackled by the Sheep Worm Team at The UWA Institute of Agriculture.Read more
Why we should adopt biotechnology for food security
Researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture are concerned that the worldwide adoption of biotechnology to improve crop production has stalled.Read more