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Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Harvest technology Plant science Processing & packaging
Research project

Australian Coffee Growers' Manual

This project will develop a Manual of current best practices for growing, harvesting and processing coffee grown in Australia. The …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    28 Nov 2023 -
    29 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Peasley Horticultural Services Pty Ltd

Fruits
Research project

Biosecurity and sustainability in the banana industry project

This project supports the role and activities of the Industry Strategic Manager (ISM) Michelle McKinlay within the Australian Banana Growers’ Council
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    22 Sep 2023 -
    30 Sep 2028

  • Research organisation

    Australian Banana Grower's Council (ABGC)

Other rural industries
Research project

Australian Industrial Hemp Program of Research (AIHPR)

Broadacre hemp for seed and/or fiber production has the potential to become a sustainable and profitable crop in Australia. …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 May 2023 -
    30 May 2028

  • Research organisation

    Southern Cross University (SCU)

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Other rural industries Pulse grains Sheep & lamb Wool
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI Input management IoT & smart-farming
Research project

Connecting soil moisture monitoring and soil moisture predictions with automated irrigation systems

This project aims to connect soil moisture monitoring and soil moisture predictions with automated irrigation systems from end to end …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    3 May 2023 -
    10 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Southern Growers Incorporated

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Cereal grains Other rural industries Pulse grains Sheep & lamb
Data and AI
Research project

Supporting better decision-making through increasing farmers data-based knowledge

This project aims to increase the adoption of soil moisture probes and weather stations to provide farmers with data-based knowledge …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    29 Apr 2023 -
    4 Sep 2024

  • Research organisation

    Facey Group

Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Harvest technology Input management Plant science
Research project

Australian Sesame Industry Production Research Program

The Australian sesame industry is poised for a major expansion, driven by support from AgriFutures Australia and a collaborating group …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 Mar 2023 -
    29 Feb 2028

  • Research organisation

    Central Queensland University Australia (CQU)

Vegetables
Input management
Research project

Nursery Sustainability - Undertaking a life cycle assessment

This investment is developing a tool for nursery growers to compare their environmental performance against industry-average benchmarks. This information will …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    2 Feb 2023 -
    12 Jan 2024

  • Research organisation

    thinkstep-anz

Multiple industries
Fruits Vegetables
Crop protection
Research project

Validating water disinfestation systems in nursery production

This project is evaluating and comparing the effectiveness of current and alternative irrigation water disinfestation methods so that guidelines on …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    31 Oct 2022 -
    31 Oct 2024

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

Nuts
Crop protection
Research project

AL21004 - Cover crops for soil health and productivity

This investment explores cover cropping as a management practice in Australian almond orchards by assessing its efficacy and practicality in …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    18 Oct 2022 -
    30 Jul 2027

  • Research organisation

    University of Adelaide

Cotton
Input management
Research project

Whole of farm water management digital dashboard

This investment supports the development of an interface (dashboard/platform) that collates necessary data from a range of data sources …
  • Funded by

    Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD)

  • Project date

    15 Oct 2022 -
    30 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    Goanna Ag

Dairy
Research project

Enteric Methane Reduction

This project will look to address the problem of finding novel solutions to reduce enteric methane, which is the largest component of dairy farm emissions with the fewest available solutions.
  • Funded by

    Dairy Australia

  • Project date

    24 Aug 2022 -
    30 Sep 2023

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Imagery Input management
Research project

Application for Top-Up Scholarship - University of Queensland

The water shortage brought about by a combination of climate changes and recent environmental flow legislation that limits irrigation water …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    18 Aug 2022 -
    29 Aug 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Crop protection Harvest technology Input management Machinery & hardware Plant science Processing & packaging
Research project

Best practice manual for growing, harvesting and storing Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa) in Australia

The Australian Hemp Council (AHC) is a formal association of Australia's IH growers and crop consultants including personnel from state …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    28 Jun 2022 -
    17 Mar 2023

  • Research organisation

    Australian Hemp Council

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Data and AI IoT & smart-farming
Research project

AgTech road trip and showcase tour of technology on farm

The tour will provide excellent and practical information on the use of technology in pasture systems to enable further increases …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 May 2022 -
    15 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Perennial Pasture Systems

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
IoT & smart-farming
Research project

Failure to deliver the proposed activities may result in the requirement to repay grant funds

This project plans to build the skills and abilities of all students completing Agricultural pathways within our school. Many of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    15 May 2022 -
    15 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Manjimup Senior High School

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