The Australian rice industry is a global leader in water use efficiency. The continued success of the industry will be driven by increased yield, a higher average price per tonne and decreased water use.

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Innovation in action: AgriFutures Rice Program introduces exciting new suite of projects

In 2023, the AgriFutures Rice Program called for research proposals that were innovative, had the potential for transformative change for the industry, and addressed the needs and challenges of a rice industry using less water into the future. As a result, the Program has contracted a total of nine successful research proposals adding to the eighteen projects already underway.

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RICE / 14.11.23

Rice Breeding Australia celebrates industry-transforming achievements

Rice Breeding Australia Ltd. (RBA) has marked an exceptionally successful inaugural year, resulting in exciting developments for the Australian rice industry.

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Pannell of 4 people sitting on white lounges, around coffee table on stage, and answering questions for the Australian Rice Growers' Conference
RICE / 23.08.23

Opportunities and solutions – the focus of rice industry conference

The 2023 Australian Rice Growers’ Conference in Griffith proved to be an exceptional event, showcasing tremendous opportunities within the industry.

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RICE / 07.08.23

Agronomy and technology collide to boost Australian rice production

Australia’s rice producers are set to maintain their status as a global leader in water use efficiency thanks to the strong collaboration between two research projects.

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