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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


Interim Thoroughbred Five Year RD&E Plan 2017 – 2022


Deterrence of wild waterfowl from poultry production areas: a critical review of current techniques and literature


Energy Strategy: Techno-Economic Cost-Benefit Analysis of Waste to Energy and Energy Efficiency


Rice stubble, fertilier and water management options to reduce nitrous oxide emissions and build soil carbon

Latest News and Events


Scholarship applications open for university students interested in Agriculture

Applications for the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship are now open. First year students studying an agriculture-related degree, and senior students studying financial services with an interest in agriculture are encouraged to apply.


Pearls of wisdom from an AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholar

From helping harvest millions of pearls to viewing million-dollar loans, Jack Scifleet has packed many experiences in his first 22 years.