Cereal Breeding Leaders

As one of the leaders in cereal breeding in Australia, InterGrain offers market leading wheat, barley and oat varieties for growers. Our highly successful wheat, barley and oat breeding programs are designed to target the major cereal growing regions of Australia. It is our vision is to support the competitive advantage and sustainability of the Australian agriculture sector.

Our focus is breeding differentiated cereal varieties tailored to the Asian export market and we are globally recognised for our proven capability in the delivery of quality malting barleys and udon noodle wheats.

InterGrain’s shareholders are the WA State Government (58%) and GRDC (42%). InterGrain employs 60+ staff and has offices in Perth and Horsham. We also have marketing staff based in Northam, Adelaide, Dalby and Wagga Wagga.


Proven Varieties

InterGrain’s industry leading varieties deliver significant agronomic advantages and high-quality end-user benefits.

Our exceptionally high yielding wheat varieties include RockStarVixen and Devil. InterGrain udon noodle varieties are the benchmark, worldwide, in the Japanese white salted udon noodle market. They include Kinsei, Ninja and Zen.

InterGrain’s barley varieties Maximus CL, La Trobe and Spartacus CL have quality characteristics well suited to export brewing industries, and are among the latest high yielding, export malting varieties. Rosalind barley offers exceptional yield and yield stability, and is Australia’s highest yielding feed barley.

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Experienced Knowhow

InterGrain’s Australian wheat, barley and oat breeding programs and variety commercialisation are managed by our highly experienced team of cereal breeders and executive management, who are responsible for all aspects of breeding and development.

Our highly successful breeding programs deliver proven Australian wheat and barley varieties which occupy a significant proportion of the Australian cereal growing area planted each year.

World Class Breeding Operations

The combination of an elite in-house capability with strategic use of commercial trial operator contractors, provides a highly flexible system for undertaking trial programs throughout Australia. This supports thorough germplasm and breeding line evaluation in a diverse range of environments, ensuring efficient variety and trait selections.