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Nuts
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)

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

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

Honey bees
Research project

Value of Pollination in the Australian Economy

There have been a number of previous studies that have examined the value of honey bee pollination to the Australian …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    27 Jul 2023 -
    16 May 2024

  • Research organisation

    Gillespie Economics

Fruits
Research project

Expansion of flies as berry crop pollinators

This project will investigate the role of flies in berry crops as well as to determine the impact of different …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    1 Apr 2023 -
    17 Apr 2026

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Input management IoT & smart-farming Plant science
Research project

Improving the Impact from Current and Future Genetic and Genomic Investments

Emerging agriculture and aquaculture industries face barriers in accessing superior genetic material for improved productivity. These barriers can be commercial, …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    11 Mar 2023 -
    11 May 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Multiple industries
Fruits Nuts
Research project

Best practices for evaluation of bee health technology

Objective of the project is to compare different commercially available hive sensor systems against our gold-standard laboratory methods of monitoring …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    5 Jan 2023 -
    31 Oct 2026

  • Research organisation

    Macquarie University

Multiple industries
Fruits Nuts
Research project

Opportunities for insecticide resistant honey bees for pollination security

This project will study the potential of using emerging technologies for genetic engineering to introduce beneficial traits into bees and …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    3 Jan 2023 -
    5 Jan 2024

  • Research organisation

    Macquarie University

Multiple industries
Fruits Nuts
Research project

Exploration of advanced control and detection methods for Varroa mite

The overall objective of this project is to catalogue and critically review innovations in detection methods and emerging biological and …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    3 Jan 2023 -
    29 Feb 2024

  • Research organisation

    Macquarie University

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

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Animal technology Aquaculture technology Consumer health Plant science Processing & packaging Renewable energy
Research project

Horizon scan for new market opportunities in emerging industries

This project will conduct a market analysis of emerging agricultural-related food, fodder, fibre, and fertiliser products in general and eight …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    8 Apr 2022 -
    2 Oct 2022

  • Research organisation

    Centre for International Economics

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

Best practice manual for growing pomegranates in Australia

Commercial production of pomegranates in Australia began in the early 2000s and the Australian industry has now been identified as …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    27 Mar 2022 -
    8 Jun 2023

Multiple industries
Fruits Vegetables
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Imagery Plant science
Research project

National Bee Pest Surveillance Program: Transition Program

This project will continue the delivery of a national surveillance program for 13 pests (mites and beetles) and pest bees that could carry parasites or cause damage to honey-bee and pollinator-dependent industries in Australia. It is designed to ensure the early detection of high-priority pest incursions, which provides the best opportunity for successful pest eradication.
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    3 Dec 2021 -
    15 Dec 2024

  • Research organisation

    Plant Health Australia (PHA)

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Dried Grape Production Innovation and Adoption Program 2021-2026

This project builds on a previous program to assist dried grape producers to access and share emerging research and knowledge on production techniques to grow skills, improve productivity and keep quality high. It will provide benchmarks for production per hectare, production practices, prices received and input costs, and track overall industry productivity growth.
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    30 Sep 2021 -
    31 Jul 2026

  • Research organisation

    Dried Fruits Australia

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Plant science
Research project

Greenhouse Production of High Grade Medical Mono Floral Manuka Honey

True monofloral Manuka honey in its purest form does not exist in the world market. All honey is collected from …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    29 Jun 2021 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    ManukaLife Pty Ltd

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise farming systems benefits from grain legume production in South Australia.

The investment will deliver local development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise faming systems benefits from …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    26 May 2021 -
    30 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise farming systems benefits from grain legume production in Victoria

This investment will deliver local development and extension to close the economic yield gap and maximise faming systems benefits from …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    20 May 2021 -
    31 Jul 2025

  • Research organisation

    Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR) [Vic]

Fruits
Multiple technology areas
Novel ingredients Plant science
Research project

Increasing returns to Kakadu Plum growers through improved pollination

Kakadu plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) is native to the northern regions of Australia, and is known to contain high concentrations of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    7 Feb 2021 -
    30 Aug 2022

  • Research organisation

    Plant and Food Research Australia Pty Ltd

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