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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 ...


Applications Open: AgriFutures Australia Pasture Seeds Advisory Panel

AgriFutures Australia is calling for applications from suitably qualified individuals to join our Pasture Seeds Advisory Panel. The Pasture Seeds Program is focused on certified pasture species, including medics, Lucerne, serradella, sub-clover and c...


Food security: Australian agriculture needs next-gen entrepreneurs

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 problems facing agriculture using inno...


Thoroughbred Horses open call for researchers

As part of its commitment to thriving rural industries, AgriFutures Australia has commenced a research open call for preliminary RD&E proposals to address the priorities of the Australian thoroughbred industry.


Opinion: Greater diversity will benefit rural industries

John Harvey, Managing Director of AgriFutures Australia says increasing diversity in rural industries will be important to unlock the innovation necessary for Australian agriculture to grow and prosper.