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07.11.18

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 exhib...

01.11.18

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, we...

01.11.18

evokeAG program announced

evokeAG Program Announcement: Radical foods a key item on the menu as agrifood tech event releases inaugural program

30.10.18

Embracing agtech: nine practical ways to develop agtech solutions worth adopting

Innovation in agriculture is not a new phenomenon, in fact Australian farmers are considered among the most innovative in the world. New AgriFutures Australia research has uncovered barriers to agtech adoption and ways farmers and other sector stakeh...

23.10.18

Inaugural 2019 Rice Industry Awards to celebrate outstanding rice farmers

The inaugural 2019 Rice Industry Awards are set to uncover the pick of the crop; promoting grower success, recognising contribution and encouraging pride and passion in the dynamic industry.

22.10.18

Gary Sansom Scholarship applications open

The prestigious Gary Sansom Scholarship aims to uncover future chicken meat industry leaders and champion important research working to boost the productivity and sustainability of chicken meat production.

18.10.18

Queensland’s Krista Watkins named the 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Winner

Queensland’s Walkamin banana grower and food waste innovator Krista Watkins, co-founder of Natural Evolution Foods in Far North Queensland, has been named the 2018 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Winner, and Western Australia’s Darr...

15.10.18

Wanted: R&D priorities for emerging rural industries

Industry representative organisations or businesses involved in emerging agricultural industries are invited to partner with AgriFutures Australia to boost production capacity and unlock industry growth potential.

09.10.18

Tea tree oil: from cottage industry to export powerhouse

One of Australia’s emerging industry success stories – tea tree oil – is celebrating 25 years of growth, expansion and research and development (R&D) innovation, resulting in a doubling in production and established international markets. ...

04.10.18

Applications open: AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel

Do you have what it takes to help identify and grow Australian agriculture’s emerging industries? Applications for the AgriFutures™ Emerging Industries Advisory Panel are now open. Entrepreneurs, economists and those with a research and developme...

02.10.18

‘Come by’ the working dog survey

Effective working dogs improve farm productivity and significantly reduce stress on farm managers and livestock, so it’s unsurprising they are known to replace human labour in livestock enterprises.

18.09.18

An “eye opening” industry placement in PNG for Horizon Scholar Renae Bice

Palm oil, sugar cane, coffee, tea, beef and a crocodile farm tour – all this and more in just two weeks for Horizon Scholar Renae Bice. The 19 year-old from Bodalla NSW, has recently returned from Papua New Guinea as part of her industry work place...

17.09.18

evokeAG Future Young Leaders applications open

Are you a young person with a passion for agriculture? Are you a forward thinker, ready to be heard? Could you be the voice of the future? Applications for the evokeAG Future Young Leaders Program are now open.

10.09.18

evokeAG Pitch Tent: Applications Open

Are you an Australian, New Zealand or International agrifood tech startup? Are you a farmer with a problem that you face on a daily basis? Applications for evokeAG Pitch Tent are now open.

03.09.18

Applications open for Rural Women’s Award

Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are encouraged to apply for the 2019 AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award.

29.08.18

Applications Open: AgriFutures™ Ginger Program Advisory Panel Chair

AgriFutures Australia is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Chair of the AgriFutures™ Ginger Program Advisory Panel.