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AgriFutures Australia is the new trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC). AgriFutures Australia invests in research, leadership, innovation and learning to support industries that do not have their own research and development function, new and emerging industries, and the issues that affect the whole of agriculture.

Latest Publications

03.11.17

Best practices for the emerging Australian Seaweed Industry

06.12.17

Castration methods and welfare of Alpacas

06.12.17

Evaluation of Different Fertilisers for Lucerne Seed Production 2012-2017

06.12.17

Models that predict risk for Hendra virus transmission from flying fox to horses

Latest News and Events

22.11.17

Smart startup saving water and Australia’s iconic reef

North Queensland cane farmers are saving up to 20% on irrigation costs courtesy of sensors and micro weather stations designed by an AgriFutures Australia sponsored startup. The WaterSave solution, led by serial startup entrepreneur Damian Zammit, is also reducing fertiliser leakage to the Great Barrier Reef.

22.11.17

Holistic approach to research key to Aussie chicken meat efficiency

The Australian chicken meat industry is recognised as one of the most efficient in the world and to keep the industry on its perch a holistic approach to innovative research is a key. To understand the industry priorities, we spoke with AgriFutures Australia Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Chair, Gary Millar.