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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)

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)

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

Understanding and reducing weather induced fungal staining of oaten hay windrows.

Export oaten fodder is a 1.3 Mt sector, valued at $506M p.a., regularly delivering a stronger financial return for producers …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    23 May 2024 -
    11 Nov 2026

  • Research organisation

    Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) [WA]

Plant science
Research project

Workshop and roadmap for the way forward for Irregular Bearing

This project aims to address the significant challenge of irregular and alternate bearing in the Australian avocado industry
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    10 Apr 2024 -
    1 Oct 2024

  • Research organisation

    Wilkie Horticulture

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

Dispelling value uncertainty for hay growers – application of high-throughput, low-cost phenomics to predict Oaten hay quality in-crop fields, while improving oat breeding selection efficiency.

Oaten hay quality is determined by the variety grown, management of the crop and environmental conditions, and then estimated once …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    2 Apr 2024 -
    15 Jan 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (UA)

Poultry
Animal technology
Research project

2024 Gary Sansom Scholarship - Mr Rebel Northey

Scholarship award to a student in the chicken meat industry for the purpose of assisting the student with the student&…
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Mar 2024 -
    29 Mar 2025

  • Research organisation

    Rebel Northey

Food processing technology
Research project

Melon quality improvement program

This investment facilitates and monitors the adoption of the minimum quality standards recently developed for the melon industry, with the ultimate goal of increasing consumption and demand for melons
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    11 Mar 2024 -
    1 Mar 2027

  • Research organisation

    Delytics Ltd

Cross industry
Plant science
Research project

Developing a rapid low-cost method for genotyping by sequencing

This program is developing a rapid, accurate, cost-efficient genotyping platform for assessing DNA variation
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    1 Mar 2024 -
    1 Mar 2027

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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

Nuts
Crop protection
Research project

Chestnut rot evaluation trials

This project is delivering chestnut rot trials of Difenoconazole and Pyraclostrobin to establish their level of efficacy and ensure there are no issues with the quality and safety of the subsequent nuts
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    31 Jan 2024 -
    14 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Chestnuts Australia Inc

Input management
Research project

Precision Summerfruit orchards

The project is developing profitable management strategies for Summerfruit growers associated with temporal and spatial variation in crop load, fruit quality (fruit number per tree, fruit size and colour), and labour use efficiency
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    15 Jan 2024 -
    1 Nov 2028

  • Research organisation

    Department of Energy Environment & Climate Action (DEECA)

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

Multiple industries
Fruits Nuts
Crop protection
Research project

Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) 2023 updates

This project delivers the 2023 Strategic Agrichemical Review Process (SARP) for each of the following industries: almond, avocado, banana, berry, lychee, macadamia, melon, olive, onion, papaya, passionfruit, pineapple and Summerfruit
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    6 Nov 2023 -
    30 Jun 2025

  • Research organisation

    AGK Services

Plant science
Research project

Interseasonal irregular bearing

This research aims to develop a practical method for the avocado industry to mitigate summer fruit abscission and reduce irregular bearing, a significant challenge limiting market development
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    16 Oct 2023 -
    31 May 2025

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Multiple industries
Fruits Nuts Vegetables
Crop protection
Research project

Spatially enabling tree crop production practice

This investment seeks to geographically identify and map fundamental industry information such as variety, planting date, management, and productivity of tree orchards
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    28 Sep 2023 -
    1 Oct 2026

  • Research organisation

    University of New England (UNE)

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