New date and format for AgriFutures Rural Women's Award National Winner and Runner Up announcement

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Collaboration opens doors to “big picture” research

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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


From ideas to impact: A revitalised collaborative innovation model for Australian agriculture


The intersection of agriculture and regional development: A framework and case studies


Development of innovative tools for the detection and control of caprine arthritis encephalitis virus


Securing pollination for more productive agriculture: Guidelines for effective pollinator management and stakeholder adoption

Latest News and Events


Grant offers sweet opportunity for honey bee and pollination industry

Applications are now open for AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Program’s Industry Development Grants. Individuals and organisations involved in the honey bee and pollination industry, with an idea or project that has the potential to benefit the industry, are invited to apply for a grant. The grants aim to build human capacity, foster innovation and support relevant research to ensure the future of the industry.


WA Hay growers encouraged to check crops for signs disease

Disease management must be front of mind for WA hay growers this season with wet conditions providing the perfect environment for Septoria avenae blotch.