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Go West! AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Advisory Panel heads to Western Australia

The Cooperative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products (CRC HBP) is looking forward to continued collaboration and cooperation with the AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination program, following a recent visit by the AgriFutures Australia Honey Bee & Pol...


How to keep chickens cool and save water

In this Australian first, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland researchers Mark Dunlop, Jim McAuley and David Mayer have evaluated in-shed sprinkler cooling technology for use by Australian meat chicken growers.


Applications now open: Travel subsidies to attend the International Temperate Rice Conference or Rice Technical Working Group

The AgriFutures™ Rice Program is providing an opportunity for those involved in rice industry research, development and extension (RD&E) to upskill their knowledge, broaden networks and improve their general understanding of global rice production ...


Living Moore

Life has been hectic for Victorian Mum and businesswoman Claire Moore since she was announced the AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award National Runner Up in a glittering ceremony in Canberra on Wednesday, 11 September 2019. Returning to Victoria wit...


Researchers flag gains from better land use planning

A more integrated and planned approach to land use in Australia’s agricultural production areas will set the nation up to meet its production target of $100 billion, according to AgriFutures Australia-funded research.


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.