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Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Early pregnancy in the mare: mechanisms of immune recognition and novel assays for pregnancy testing

Mares suffer from high rates of early pregnancy loss and pregnancy testing is currently limited to ultrasound detection at 14 days …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 May 2024 -
    30 Sep 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Newcastle

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

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

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

Validation and kit development of LAMP test for C. psittaci and EHV1

The Agrifutures Thoroughbred Horses Program has previously invested in project PRJ-011628 - Diagnostic investigations into Chlamydia psittaci pathology in equine …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Aug 2023 -
    1 Aug 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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.

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Input management Traceability
Research project

Life cycle carbon assessment of the livestock export supply chain

With the increasing focus on carbon emissions by the community, trading partners and government, this project will update a 2011 life …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    3 Jul 2023 -
    1 Nov 2024

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
Data and AI
Research project

Understanding community sentiment (Phase 2)

The livestock export industry has contracted an independent third party with rigorous scientific methodology to survey the community and understand …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    30 Jun 2023 -
    1 Sep 2026

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
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

    1 Jun 2023 -
    31 May 2028

  • Research organisation

    Southern Cross University (SCU)

Other rural industries
Research project

Nursery Usage & Attitudes Benchmark Program

This project is benchmarking consumers’ attitudes and perceptions of the nursery category. The results will be used to inform and improve the impact of future marketing and provide the foundations to identify how future campaigns impact attitudes and behaviours.
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Research organisation

    Fifityfive5

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 …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    4 May 2023 -
    11 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 …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 May 2023 -
    6 Sep 2024

  • Research organisation

    Facey Group

Other rural industries
Alternative protein
Research project

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

This project will support the growth of the Australian insect industry by developing an industry-endorsed RD&E plan, building …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    17 Apr 2023 -
    26 Jul 2023

  • Research organisation

    Tenacious Insights Pty Ltd

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
Data and AI
Research project

Data standards

The livestock export industry is increasingly collecting data to meet regulatory obligations, support research projects and allow analysis and decision …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    3 Apr 2023 -
    31 Jan 2024

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

Multiple industries
Game Other rural industries Poultry
Research project

Develop a Biosecurity Manual for the Ratite Program

To help the ratite (emu and ostrich) industry to reduce and manage biosecurity risks, there is a need for a …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    17 Feb 2023 -
    28 Jul 2023

  • Research organisation

    Animal Health Australia (AHA)

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Vegetables
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

Ginger Chemical Minor Use Permit maintenance and research

Ginger is predominantly grown in Australia in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay–Burnett regions of Queensland. The area …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Jan 2023 -
    29 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Censeo Field and Lab Pty Ltd

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