Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute


What happens at Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute (WWAI) is the midst of the sheep-wheat mixed farming belt and on the edge of productive horticultural region, and conducts major programs in Farming Practices and Agronomy; Crop Germplasm Development and Variety Evaluation; Crop Protection; Pastures; Beef Production Animal Nutrition; Weed Science; Entomology; Vine Management; Natural Resource Management; Land Use Planning; Feedlab Testing Services, Cereal Science and Oil Science.

WWAI through industry-driven research, development and regulatory services aims to improve the profitability and competitiveness of mixed farming systems in southern NSW in ways that protect the natural resource base and assist growers adapt to climate change and variability.

Our history

Our history

Established as the first ever NSW Government Experimental Farm in 1892, WWAI has a long and distinguished history in agricultural research.

Our research

The Institute conducts research in farming practices and agronomy, crop germplasm development and variety evaluation, oil science and more.

Our facilities

Our facilities and services

The Institute has a range of research, education, farming and community resources.

Our climate

Our climate

Located to the west of the Great Dividing Range, the Institute experiences a temperate climate, with hot dry summers and cold winters.


Pine Gully Road
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Postal address:

Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute
Private Mail Bag
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Phone: (02) 6938 1999

International: +61 2 6938 1999

Email: wagga.office@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Fax: (02) 6938 1809

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