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


Strategic Industry Workshop: Improving floral resource access for beekeepers


AgriFuturesTM Chicken Meat Program RD&E Plan 2019-22


Project summary: Yield and quality assessment of dual purpose wheat for the export hay industry


Project summary: Chemical residue monitoring for the fodder industry

Latest News and Events


Leadership program has profound impact on Rice Extension Coordinator

Troy Mauger is the Rice Extension Coordinator for the Rice Industry Extension Program which is administered by the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA). Mr Mauger has also been part of the 2019 cohort undertaking the Australian Rural leadership Program (ARLP).


A new opportunity for organisations or industry to support the “next gen” of Australian agriculture

In partnership with a range of industry sponsors, the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship is calling for organisations to support the “next gen” of leaders, game changers and influencers in Australian agriculture.