AgriFutures has two opportunities now open: Rural Women’s Award & new Rural Women’s Acceleration Grant

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Join the virtual AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award National Announcement

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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 Kangaroo Program Strategic RD&E Plan (2021-2026)


AgriFutures Goat Fibre Program Strategic RD&E Plan (2021-2026)


Final report summary: Improving jockey safety through the use of virtual reality and biomarkers of concussion


A pheromone trap to catch queen bees

Latest News and Events


AgriFutures Emerging Industries Program research spotlight: Australian Manuka

AgriFutures Australia has welcomed the opportunity for an ongoing partnership with ManukaLife, collaborating to provide a further opportunity for the Australian Manuka industry to enter the high-grade Manuka honey market.


Researcher spotlight: Alice Moore, tea tree extension officer

Farmacist Extension Officer Alice Moore and her colleagues are working with with tea tree growers, oil producers and service providers to deliver industry-led extension activities that accelerate  adoption of research and development.  The project seeks to develop an enduring extension service model that will work for the long-term.