Our projects

We collaborate with stakeholders and industry partners to drive research projects, subsequent adoption and uptake, whilst fostering innovation and creating opportunities for the agricultural community to learn, grow, invest and connect. Explore the projects that we currently have underway across the business.

national challenges and opportunities

Carbon Initiative Program

January 2021 -

national challenges and opportunities

Pre-Farm Gate Waste Program

Cross Sector

June 2021 - October 2022

national challenges and opportunities

Producer Technology Uptake Program

Cross sector

January 2021 - December 2022

national challenges and opportunities

Community Trust in Rural Industries

Cross sector

January 2021 - December 2023

national challenges and opportunities

Community Perceptions and Worker Experiences

Cross sector

January 2022 - December 2022


Application for Top-Up Scholarship for PRO-013062

Swinburne University of Technology

October 2022 - May 2026

Current Projects

export fodder

Dispelling value uncertainty for hay growers – application of high-throughput, low-cost phenomics to predict Oaten hay quality in-crop fields, while improving oat breeding selection efficiency.

The University of Adelaide

April 2024 - January 2027

honey bee pollination

The Development of the National Varroa Research Strategy and National Bee Breeding Strategy

Agriteams Pty Ltd

March 2024 - September 2024

honey bee pollination

Development of the Honey Bee & Pollination Program 2024 RD&E Snapshot

RM Consulting Group Pty Ltd

March 2024 - June 2024

Identifying revenue opportunities from changing consumer expectations, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) and social license to operate

ACIL Allen Consulting Pty Ltd

March 2024 -

national challenges and opportunities

Navigating Environmental and Social Lending Opportunities for Australian Producers

Ernst & Young

March 2024 - September 2024

thoroughbred horses

Update of the Economic Impact of the Thoroughbred breeding industry on the Australian Economy


March 2024 - August 2024

national challenges and opportunities

Carbon pricing in global agricultural markets: Assessing impacts of carbon taxes on Australian agriculture

Australian Farm Institute

February 2024 - July 2024


Ensuring a sustainable water future: Developing next generation rice water use strategies

Deakin University (a body politic and corporate established pursuant to the Deakin University Act 2009 (Vic))

February 2024 - June 2028

national challenges and opportunities

Nature Repair Market Bill, Summary Paper

Ernst & Young

February 2024 - April 2024

Employer of Choice: Best practice people management on farm

Inspire AG

February 2024 - August 2025


Using arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve nutrient and water-use-efficiency of rice production (PhD top up)

The University of Adelaide

November 2023 - August 2026

Levied Industries Annual Community Sentiment Surveys

Reflexivity Pty Ltd

January 2024 - December 2026

Past Projects

Cultivating Futures: Engaging Secondary School Students in the World of Agricultural Careers

Central Queensland University

August 2023 - November 2023

thoroughbred horses

Development of Communications Plan & Budget

Brolga Media Pty Ltd

June 2023 - September 2023

chicken meat

Building people capability and a diverse and sustainable workforce

KPMG Australia

April 2023 - October 2023

honey bee pollination

Amendments to the AgriFutures Honey Bee & Pollination Strategic RD&E Plan (2020-2025)

AgEconPlus Pty Ltd

June 2023 - October 2023

national challenges and opportunities

Regional manufacturing for Australian agriculture, fishing and forestry

KPMG Australia

June 2023 - October 2023

Development of a RD&E Plan for the production of insects

Tenacious Insights Pty Ltd

April 2023 - July 2023

thoroughbred horses

Identification of Exotic and Emergency Animal Disease risks and minimisation strategies to Australian thoroughbred breeding industry

R M Hedlefs BVSc

March 2023 - May 2023

national challenges and opportunities

The Diesel Transition – Part 2 Petroleum Diesel Alternatives for the Australian Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Sector

Inclusive Growth Pty Ltd

March 2023 - June 2023

national challenges and opportunities

Carbon tax at border for Australian agriculture

Deloitte Access Economics

January 2023 - June 2023

tea tree oil

Determination of Australian Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) Composition Using Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Chemistry Centre (WA)

December 2022 - June 2023

Develop a Biosecurity Manual for the Ratite Program

Animal Health Australia

February 2023 - July 2023

thoroughbred horses

Extension material for AgriFutures Thoroughbred Horses Program

Hot Tin Roof Communications Pty Ltd as Trustee for Hot Tin Roof Family Trust

January 2023 - December 2023