Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural landscape

As a multi-disciplinary field, Agricultural Science research at UNE encompasses areas including Agronomy, Biological Science, Agricultural productivity, Law, Economics, and Social Sciences.

UNE's SMART Farm serves as a test-site for researching new technologies, including broadband connectivity in an effort to improve productivity, environmental sustainability, safety, workflow and social/business support networks on Australian farms.

Thematic priorities

  • Australia's future food and water security; smart science, smart technology
  • Climate change and environmental sustainability: protecting biodiversity, effective policies
  • Our communities, our neighbours: regional and rural development, sustainability, prosperity and peace.

Current activities