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Mandy Walker wins Western Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

Mandy Walker has been named the winner of the 2024 Western Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award for supporting regional businesses to diversify and flourish.

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RICE / 28.03.24

Innovation in action: AgriFutures Rice Program introduces exciting new suite of projects

In 2023, the AgriFutures Rice Program called for research proposals that were innovative, had the potential for transformative change for the industry, and addressed the needs and challenges of a rice industry using less water into the future. As a result, the Program has contracted a total of nine successful research proposals adding to the eighteen projects already underway.

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Nikki Atkinson wins South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

Nikki has been recognised for promoting the Merino wool industry through her sustainable wedding dress and special occasions brand.

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Passion for performance horses has aspiring vet on the right track

The opportunity to work with elite equine athletes the driving force behind Ella’s decision to apply for a Horizon Scholarship. Sponsored by the AgriFutures Thoroughbred Horses Program, 2023 AgriFutures Horizon Scholar Ella Fleming says she is looking forward to working with elite equine athletes and learning about equine reproduction.

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