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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

AgriFutures Australia Annual Operational Plan 2018-2019

Australian Industrial Hemp Conference 2018 Conference Proceedings

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification tests to detect poultry pathogens

Whole grain feeding for chicken meat production

Latest News and Events


Capacity building in the chicken meat industry

Working in the chicken meat industry as a ‘poultry veterinarian’ or ‘technical services manager’ for a chicken meat company may not be the first words that role off a young child’s tongue when they are asked what they want to be when they grow up. We interviewed two newcomers to find out how they made their start in the chicken meat industry.


PhD students to investigate exercise and heat risk factors in Thoroughbreds

The AgriFutures™ Thoroughbred Horses Program has approved two PhD research projects that will not only support development and extension activities to address Thoroughbred industry challenges and opportunities, but create capacity building opportunities for researchers.