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A farmer's handbook to on-farm carbon management


Alternative energy opportunities for rural industries: Short report 1 - What is alternative energy technology?


AgriFutures Thoroughbred Horses Program 2022 RD&E Snapshot


Co-designed scoping study to unlock the power of digital

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Latest News and Events


From racing to retirement — study investigates industry misconceptions

In stark contrast to public perception, a detailed investigation into Australia’s thoroughbred racing industry has found more than 90 per cent of horses retiring from racing go on to enjoy life outside the industry as pleasure or companion horses or broodmares. Significant attention has been directed at the industry recently regarding the fate of thoroughbreds retiring from racing. Findings also revealed that only 0.2% of horses are likely to be sent directly to an abattoir when exiting their racing career — a figure significantly lower than previous estimations. 


Bee quick: New honey bee and pollination development grants to boost the industry

AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Program Industry Development Grants are now open for the 2022-23 application period.