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AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil Program: 2024 Knowledge to Know-how Forum

The AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil extension program is excited to partner with tea tree growers and industry stakeholders to bring you the 2024 Knowledge to Know-how Forum in Casino, NSW.

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Mandy Walker wins Western Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

Mandy Walker is a dedicated advocate for family businesses in regional areas, recognising their pivotal role in fostering vibrant communities. Mandy’s current focus lies in developing a collaborative business model for Wheatbelt engineering enterprises to integrate into the defence industry's supply chain.

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Innovation in action: AgriFutures Rice Program introduces exciting new suite of projects

In 2023, the AgriFutures Rice Program called for research proposals that were innovative, had the potential for transformative change for the industry, and addressed the needs and challenges of a rice industry using less water into the future. As a result, the Program has contracted a total of nine successful research proposals adding to the eighteen projects already underway.

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Our vision is to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. Since our inception in 1990, AgriFutures Australia, formerly RIRDC, has grown and developed alongside our 13 levied industries and we’re honoured to continue this important role in supporting the growth and overall success of Australian agriculture.

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