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Honey bees
Animal technology
Research project

Transmission of deformed wing virus (DWV) through imported semen

Australian beekeepers can import drone bee semen to access overseas genetics for desirable traits like improved honey production or resistance …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    12 Jun 2024 -
    18 Dec 2025

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Research project

The Equine Fetal Membranes. What is normal?

A notable challenge for the industry is the loss of foals during pregnancy from fetal membrane disease, affecting 5-10% of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 Jun 2024 -
    29 Sep 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Dairy
Research project

Australian Surplus Calves Roadmap - Phase 2

Development of a roadmap that will focus on the beef and dairy industry can manage surplus calves throughout the supply …
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Feb 2024 -
    31 Jul 2024

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Animal technology Aquaculture technology Automation Consumer health Crop protection Data and AI E-commerce & market platforms Fisheries technology Food processing technology Harvest technology Imagery Indoor agriculture
Research project

Horizon Scanning for Australian rural industries​

Australia’s rural industries must be prepared to adapt to and thrive amidst a complex and increasingly uncertain future.&…
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    20 Dec 2023 -
    16 May 2024

  • Research organisation

    Tenacious Insights Pty Ltd

Eggs
Research project

Characteristics of hens that pile

This project will monitor individual piling behaviour to identify subgroups of individuals that vary in their propensity to pile. A …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    29 Aug 2023 -
    30 Jul 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Melbourne

Other rural industries
Research project

Equipping Australian agriculture with sustainability metrics

The project will update existing inventory to capture on-farm improvements, add new agricultural products and key post-farm processes to AusLCI. …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 Jul 2023 -
    31 Jul 2025

  • Research organisation

    Life Cycle Strategies Pty. Ltd.

Dairy
Research project

DairyFeedbase 2023-28

The objective of this project is to improve the profitability and resilience of Australian dairy farms through more efficient production …
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    30 Sep 2028

Multiple industries
Dairy Pasture, fodder & feed
Research project

C4Milk final phase

The objective of the C4Milk research program is to increase milk yield (L/cow) by at least 10% and decrease …
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    30 Sep 2026

Eggs
Research project

Best Practice Lighting Management for Australian Layers

A review of lighting systems in hen housing facilities, to understand factors that can help boost flock productivity through optimising …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    1 Sep 2018

  • Research organisation

    Livestock Welfare

Eggs
Research project

The economics of layer diet amino acid levels throughout lay

This report provides a comparison of using three different diet formulation strategies for layer diets. While least-cost diet formulation is …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    22 Apr 2021

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Multiple industries
Game Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Funding agreement - Improving health and welfare in the buffalo live export supply chain

Co-funding Investment in research in ways to improve buffalo health and welfare, and establish best practice, within the supply …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    18 Jun 2023 -
    12 Oct 2026

  • Research organisation

    CRC for Developing Northern Australia Ltd

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Evaluation of a prototype vaccine for rattles in foals

Rattles is a severe and potentially fatal disease of Thoroughbred foals, caused by the bacterium Rhodococcus equi. As the bacterium …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 Jun 2023 -
    15 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Aquaculture technology
Research project

Identification of novel anti-methanogenic pasture and freshwater and algae feed supplements

Approximately 65% of Australian agricultural greenhouse gas emissions are attributed to methane emissions. As majority of Australian sheep and beef cattle …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 Apr 2023 -
    7 Sep 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Online Tool for Decision Making Pathways

This project will provide farmer-friendly tools to assist farmers in adopting innovations that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    7 Apr 2023 -
    31 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Heytesbury District Landcare Network

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Sheep & lamb
Animal technology
Research project

Training material for shipboard animal welfare surveillance

This project developed training materials to improve the consistency, reliability and accuracy of the animal welfare and performance data being …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    8 Mar 2023

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
Traceability
Research project

Exotic disease preparedness for livestock ships

As part of efforts to increase the livestock export industry’s capacity to respond to an exotic animal disease incursion, …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    1 Mar 2023 -
    24 May 2024

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