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Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources throws his support behind evokeAG 2019

Support for evokeAG, our unique international technology event, has continued to grow and has generated significant interest from the food and farming community. Just recently, the Hon David Littleproud, Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Res...


2017 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award recipient launches her winning idea

Western Australia’s Tanya Dupagne says “One person can’t change the world, but they can change the world for one person”. She was named the 2017 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award winner for her passion to help others and for her idea to st...


Hello hemp! The new superfood on the rise

AgriFutures Australia were proud sponsors of the Australian Industrial Hemp Conference in Geelong VIC earlier this month. It’s an exciting time for the hemp industry in Australia, particularly with the recent lifting of a ban on the sale of hemp se...


Hackers develop solution in 48 hours to accurately weigh live weight in meat chickens

Rural developers and disrupters joined forces in Wagga Wagga NSW earlier this month for a two-day hackathon where teams built solutions to some key challenges faced in our agricultural sector.


AgriFutures™ Ignite Advisory Panel applications are now open for rural leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs

The AgriFutures™ Ignite Network is a new program launched to connect influencers, change agents and innovative thinkers who would like to positively impact the future of Australian agriculture.


New chicken meat scholarship to honour industry champion

A new postgraduate scholarship has been launched in honour of former AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Chair and Australian Chicken Meat Federation President, Gary Sansom, to uncover future chicken meat industry leaders and provide funding a...


New R&D Advisory Panel announced for rice industry

The new AgriFutures Australia Rice Advisory Panel will meet for the first time on Friday, 16 March 2018 in Wagga Wagga to discuss rice research investments, the new Australian Rice Leadership Program and developments of the rice research and developm...


2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

Know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to their field through science? Nominations for the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science are now open and will close 26 March 2018.


Bright sparks ignite rural industry change

AgriFutures Australia has launched a new program to connect passionate rural leaders.


evokeAG is collaborative thinking to change the future…

AgriFutures Australia has announced they will be hosting a unique international technology event specifically for the food and farming community called evokeAG in Melbourne in February 2019.


Applications open for high school entrepreneurial learning program

In this exciting collaboration, AgriFutures Australia and have joined forces to deliver an exciting education program called AgriFutures™ that teaches school kids in rural and regional Australia to solve the prob...


Better rural roads can lift nation’s agricultural capacity

A new AgriFutures Australia funded study shines a spotlight on the need for a national framework to assess agricultural road use, taking into consideration the implications of road use by farmers and how it is valued.


Agcelerate your future with a $5,000 bursary

University students have less than one week to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship, with applications closing this Friday, 23 February.


Women in Rice, connecting women on the land

Rice Research Australia will play host to the third consecutive Women in Rice network event on Thursday, 22 February 2018. The event aims to connect, empower and educate women involved in the rice industry and the wider farming community.


AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat research goes global

AgriFutures™ Chicken Meat researcher Dr Sonia Liu has received a prestigious Endeavour Research Fellowship for her work focused on low protein diets in chickens.


A private tour of Google HQ is all in a day’s work for an AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholar

You’re heading into your first year of university and are daunted yet excited about the year to come. You have no clue what is in store but let your mind wander over the possibilities on the horizon. What comes to mind? The places you might get to ...