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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...


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.


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.


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.


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.


Fostering a vibrant AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award Alumni community

To foster a vibrant and active Rural Women’s Award (RWA) community and to raise the profile of the Award, AgriFutures Australia launched the National RWA Alumni Program. This will be a wonderful opportunity for Alumni to connect, network, share and...


Could eucalyptus honey cure an unhealthy gut?

Gut health is a hot topic right now and honey has joined the conversation. We spoke with our researcher for the AgriFutures™ Honey Bee & Pollination Program, Dr Nural Cokcetin from the University of Technology Sydney, on her project that aims to in...


Ginger ninja’s out in force at the 2018 Ginger Industry Field Day

Ginger has been hailed as a “superfood” that represents the best of both worlds, combining health benefits with a unique flavour profile – there’s nothing bad about ginger!


AgriFutures Australia announces headline speakers and early bird tickets on sale for international agrifood tech event

AgriFutures Australia has today announced early bird tickets are officially on sale for evokeAG 2019, marking six months until the inaugural international agrifood technology event specifically for the food and farming community is held in Melbourne....


Elders announces platinum partnership with evokeAG, AgriFutures Australia’s international agrifood tech event

Elders, one of Australia’s most iconic and innovative agribusiness leaders, today announced it has joined AgriFutures Australia’s international agrifood tech event, evokeAG as the Platinum Partner.


$2.2 million investment to boost Australian export fodder productivity

A new oaten hay agronomy project is the largest investment to date in the AgriFutures™ Export Fodder Program and will support growers to increase productivity, improve fodder quality and reduce production risk.


A bright future in Australia’s Top End

The Northern Australia Food Futures Conference showcased the importance of agricultural diversity in our three northern states. Stakeholders gathered in Darwin to focus on how public and private sectors can develop agriculture in the Gulf and Cape of...


Industry collaboration sowing the seed for future productivity

The AgriFutures™ Pasture Seeds Program is growing from strength to strength in 2018; a new Advisory Panel has been appointed and industry collaborations are gaining momentum, with a major project underway that will support growers’ choice of seed...


Honey Bee & Pollination Program abuzz with key research hitting strategic targets

The AgriFutures™ Honey Bee & Pollination Program is a hive of activity with a number of research projects achieving key outcomes outlined in the five-year RD&E Plan and a major industry event offering a chance to share program updates.


extensionAUS™ expanding the reach of agricultural R&D

extensionAUS™ is an online information hub for the Australian agricultural sector that brings together scientists, academics and practitioners to collaborate, share knowledge and research, create ideas and solutions. Based on the concept ‘togethe...


A game-changing workshop for our AgriFutures™ Horizon scholars and Rural Women’s Award winners

How is the game of agriculture changing? This was the driving question at this year’s professional development workshop that saw two of AgriFutures Australia’s hallmark People and Leadership Programs integrate for the first time.