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.

Latest Publications


Emerging technologies in agriculture: Regulatory and other challenges


Emerging technologies in agriculture: Consumer perceptions around emerging agtech


Fact sheet: Dairy goats - a practical handbook


A national approach to improving the capacity of the goat industry

Latest News and Events


Technology in agriculture: critical to success but are we ready?

Adoption of emerging technologies in Australian agriculture is expanding at a rate faster than the consumer’s capacity to understand the opportunities - creating an urgent need to explore community perception and regulatory challenges around the use of new technologies.


New collaborative approach to rural health and safety

AgriFutures Australia is part of a new partnership to improve our rural industry's health and safety record and will focus on incorporating innovative research and extension.