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Preparing Australian agriculture for a digital future

Australia stands at the precipice of improved agricultural output through the adoption of digital agriculture, but what is required to kick-start and navigate the process to capitalise on this future prosperity?


Hungry Jacks founder Jack Cowin says farmers can capitalise on new diets

The burgers are better at Hungry Jacks’ and now, according to the Founder of the fast food chain, they are also better for our world. And whilst the recent release of the plant-based Rebel Whopper has attracted a new customer base, Cowin’s primar...


Panel Applications Open: AgriFutures™ Ginger Program Advisory Panel

AgriFutures Australia is seeking applications from ginger growers with an interest in, and passion for, research and development (RD&E) to join the AgriFutures™ Ginger Program Advisory Panel.


No horsing around when it comes to equine fertility

You wouldn’t think thoroughbred horses would have any issues with fertility but looks can be deceiving.


Announcing the Climate and Carbon in Agriculture Conference 2020 hosted by the Climate Research Strategy for Primary Industries

The Climate Research Strategy for Primary Industries (CRSPI) is pleased to announce the Climate and Carbon in Agriculture Conference 2020.


SunRice Grower of the Year operation opens for visitors

Rice growers will see up close exactly what impressed the SunRice Grower of the Year award judges when they visit Peter and Renee Burke’s operation on Thursday, 12 December 2019.


Minister McKenzie making a buzz about bees

AgriFutures Australia has welcomed an extra $1.5 million in funding for the AgriFutures™ Honey Bee & Pollination Program to raise awareness and ensure bee health and longevity.


The 38 innovative agrifood tech startups you need to know about now

They don’t need breaks, are small and nimble and come trained and ready to work. The future of agriculture is autonomous and it’s robotic. Addressing this opportunity is SwarmFarm Robotics who develop high-accuracy fleets of robots and to date, h...


Growing a digital future in agriculture: what will it take?

Australia’s agricultural industries have the opportunity to harness the benefits of big data and digital technology, and it’s a case of working together at all levels, according to the Australian Farm Institute’s Executive Director Mick Keogh....


Feed Mill Biosecurity guidelines

The Feed Mill Biosecurity guidelines have been developed based on information provided by industry and in conjunction with the Stock Feed Manufacturers’ Council of Australia and the Feed Safe® Feed Mill Hygiene Guidelines.


Ag-celerate your future with the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship

University students have less than two weeks left to apply for the 2020 AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship, with applications closing next Friday, 22 November.


National Agriculture Day celebration highlights research and innovation

Three local organisations who drive agricultural innovation will join forces on National Agriculture Day to recognise the contribution of our farmers and the role of research to tell the great story that is Australian farming.


Think you’ve had a ‘poo’ day…

Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries microbiologists are working with the chicken meat industry to understand the seasonal variation of the naturally occurring pathogens Salmonella and Campylobacter to help make our food even safer....


Celebrating 10 years of expanding horizons

Since 2010 the AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship has been providing learning opportunities to the people who will drive the future prosperity of Australian rural industries and regional communities. Now as we approach the 10-year anniversary of the ...


evokeAG. 2020 program out now

Is there room on our plates for traditional and plant-based proteins? What are the tips for launching into an international market? How can we find opportunities in waste products? The evokeAG. 2020 program has been released and aims to inspire, chal...


Mental health advocate wins inaugural 2019 Agricultural Student of the Year Award

The winner of the Kondinin Group, 2019 Agricultural Student of the Year Sally Downie is passionate about advocating for mental health, especially for young women in regional and rural Australia.