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


Fact sheet: Dairy goats - a practical handbook


A national approach to improving the capacity of the goat industry


An Economic Evaluation of AgriFutures’ Investment in the New & Emerging Plant Industries Program (2015-2018) and the New & Emerging Animal Industries Program (2013-2018)


Fact Sheet: Horizon Scan 5

Latest News and Events


AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship applications open for university students looking forward to a career in rural industries

Applications for the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship are now open. Students studying an agriculture-related degree, in their last two years of study, are eligible to apply.


Country to Canberra ‘Power Trip’ builds the capability of future rural leaders

Life is a road trip with twists and turns. How can we support one another to navigate the road to gender equality?  This was the driving question for 18 rural high school students who attended the Country to Canberra ‘Power Trip’ in November and experienced four days of personal and professional development in the nation’s capital.