AgriFutures Australia is the 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.

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Horizon Scan Final Report


Horizon Scan 4


Tea Tree Oil Program RD&E Plan 2018–2022


Scouring and Dehairing Australian Cashmere

Latest News and Events


Rural minds to ignite fresh ideas for our agricultural sector

A dairy robotic milking system expert, entrepreneurs, graziers, a native food consultant and researchers are just some of the bright rural sparks chosen for the new AgriFutures™ Ignite Advisory Panel.


New R&D Advisory Panel announced for pasture seeds industry

A new AgriFutures™ Pasture Seeds Program Advisory Panel has been announced following a national search for industry experts to innovate the industry.