Thomas Elder Institute - Elders Rural Services

Bringing research to the farm gate

The Thomas Elder Institute (TEI) is Elders’ flagship research and development arm, comprising of key partnerships with public and private research organisations, industry bodies and education institutions. TEI aims to drive greater productivity for clients and the industry by bridging the disconnect between research and practical application and productivity improvements on-farm.

Thomas Elder Institute


TEI partners with public and private R&D organisations, including Elders’ international supply partners, industry bodies and educational institutes who have like-minded visions of improving the agriculture landscape for Australian farmers.

Thomas Elder Institute


Through research, development and extension projects, TEI aims to implement and improve farming practices by bridging a gap in interdisciplinary collaboration in the agriculture industry.

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TEI is committed to applying, supporting and communicating agricultural research through our extensive nation-wide advisory network working throughout communities across Australia.

For more information contact Michael Wilkes


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