Constantly searching for better field crop varieties

  • 1M New and unique genetic combinations created each year
  • 500K Data points collected and analysed yearly
  • 250K Yield plots tested per season
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Striving to improve the prosperity of Australian grain growers

  • 4 Regionally based breeding stations responding to local needs
  • 50 Unique breeding trial sites across Australia
  • 59 New wheat, durum and triticale varieties developed
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Adding value to one of Australia's most important industries

  • 25K Grain producing enterprises in Australia
  • 21M Hectares sown to broad-acre crops per year
  • $9B Gross value of grain production to the Australian economy

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is Australia's largest plant breeding company, and the market leader in wheat genetics.

Our work at AGT is a search for the exemplary.

An intensive process of inter-crossing, field and laboratory experimentation, data collection and analysis, and genetic selection over many years culminates in the creation of each of our new field crop varieties. This exhaustive and innovative process leads to new varieties that greatly impact upon the profitability, sustainability and prosperity of grain growers all over the country.

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AGT is supporting individuals and groups in rural communities to thrive through the AGT Small Grants Program.

The first program of its kind delivered by an Australian plant breeding company, the AGT Small Grants Program is designed to support adoption and utilisation of improved crop varieties by farmers, as well as supporting activities that directly link to plant breeding research.

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Research and innovation

We are leading the way in the development and application of new technologies in plant breeding, with the aim of delivering greater value to our industry.

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Australian Grain Technologies
ABN 65 100 269 930
ACN 100 269 930

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Administration Office:

Wine Innovation Central Building
Hartley Grove, Urrbrae, SA 5064

PMB 1 Glen Osmond
South Australia 5064