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Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Food processing technology Imagery Input management Plant science Processing & packaging
Research project

Hazelnut Program of Research

This five-year program of research, led by Charles Sturt University in concert with AgriFutures Australia and a consortium of research …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    16 Jun 2024 -
    13 May 2029

  • Research organisation

    Charles Sturt University (CSU)

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Aquaculture technology Fisheries technology Food processing technology Input management Novel ingredients Renewable energy
Research project

Optimising Organic Waste and Cultivating Circularity for Australian Agriculture

Transforming to a circular economy will be essential for meeting Australia’s Net Zero Targets, energy security, food security …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 May 2024 -
    5 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Aquaculture technology Automation Crop protection Data and AI Fisheries technology Harvest technology Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Navigating Environmental and Social Lending Opportunities for Australian Producers

Conduct a comprehensive two-phase project navigating environmental and social lending opportunities for Australian producers. Phase 1 of the project will build …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    10 Mar 2024 -
    19 Sep 2024

  • Research organisation

    Ernst & Young

Research project

Nature Repair Market Bill, Summary Paper

Develop a research paper providing a comprehensive understanding of the new legislation framework creating a voluntary biodiversity market that will …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    19 Feb 2024 -
    1 Apr 2024

  • Research organisation

    Ernst & Young

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

Wool
Research project

Measures for Environmental Performance

AWI has been investing in the Farming for the Future (FFTF) program, which is a national change program exploring the …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    27 Nov 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Macdoch Foundation Limited

Wool
Research project

Farming for the Future

Producers already know that good management of their farm’s natural resources - such as soil, water, plants and animals …
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    17 Oct 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Macdoch Foundation Limited

Aquaculture
Aquaculture technology
Research project

Biosecurity for the Australian Seaweed Industry

The Australian seaweed industry is growing, with particular interest in farming Asparagopsis for ruminant methane reduction, and kelps (Ecklonia, Macrocystis, …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    11 Aug 2023 -
    31 Aug 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

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

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

Research project

Decision support framework and tool supporting Australian producers to make informed decisions about the relative benefits arising from their actions for production, natural capital, and/or natural ca

A large number of resources, tools and calculators exist to support producer decision making around entering carbon markets and other …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    5 May 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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

    4 May 2023 -
    3 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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

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)

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