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Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Viruses to aid biological control of major root-feeding pests of sugarcane

Australia’s $1.7 billion sugar industry is threatened by severe root-feeding pests such as canegrubs and soldier flies. There are no …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    30 Jun 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Multiple technology areas
Imagery Plant science
Research project

Benchmarking oat hay yield and quality in SA & Vic

With the commercialisation of the National Oat Breeding program by Intergrain, an increased number of new varieties are expected to …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    29 Jun 2023 -
    5 Nov 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (PIRSA/SARDI)

Eggs
Research project

Egg Farming Systems Welfare Science Review

A review of the research to date on physiological and behavioural welfare indicators of hens in caged, barn and alternate …
  • Funded by

    Australian Eggs

  • Project date

    -
    1 Jul 2019

  • Research organisation

    Scolexia Pty Ltd

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)

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)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Emissions life-cycle assessment for the Australian export fodder industry

Action on climate change is accelerating around the world, driving changes across all sectors – including agriculture. Agrifood value chains …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 Jun 2023 -
    7 Apr 2024

  • Research organisation

    Common Capital

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Food processing technology Input management Machinery & hardware
Research project

Regional manufacturing for Australian agriculture, fishing and forestry

Australia has a diverse agricultural, fisheries and forestry sector, producing a range of crop and livestock products. Regulatory barriers, supply …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    10 Jun 2023 -
    8 Oct 2023

  • Research organisation

    KPMG Australia

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)

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

Data and AI
Research project

Knowledge Hub for environmental stewardship

Develop an online ‘knowledge hub/community of practice (CoP)’ to act as a centralised point of information for …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 May 2023 -
    29 Mar 2024

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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