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


Project Summary: Verifying the origin of Australian honeys by analysis of their pollen content


Project Summary: Future market insights for Australia’s chicken meat industry


Project Summary: Water purification and treatment options - a review


Project Summary: Increasing Australia’s preparedness for vvIBDV

Latest News and Events


Would you like to showcase your business at evokeAG? evokeAG Startup Alley applications now open

evokeAG is offering 15 innovative startup businesses in the agricultural or food industries the opportunity to display their ideas to hundreds of delegates from Australia and abroad at the inaugural agrifood tech event within a specific startup exhibition space, known as evokeAG Startup Alley.


A fresh research direction for Australia’s certified temperate pasture seed growers

AgriFutures Australia has unveiled a new five-year research, development and extension plan (RD&E) for the certified temperate pasture seeds industry. Boosting harvesting efficiency, improving water productivity, and supporting effective disease, weeds and pest management  have been flagged as top research priorities for the $50 million industry.