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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)

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Alternative protein Animal technology Aquaculture technology Consumer health E-commerce & market platforms Fisheries technology Food processing technology Novel ingredients Processing & packaging Renewable energy Traceability
Research project

Identifying revenue opportunities from value-add, export and niche markets

AgriFutures invests to develop the productivity and profitability of 27 unique Australian industries from the very mature (chicken meat) to those …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    9 Apr 2024 -
    17 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Colere Group PTY LTD

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

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

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
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)

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

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)

Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection Imagery Input management IoT & smart-farming Machinery & hardware Plant science Renewable energy
Research project

Online Tool for Decision Making Pathways

This project will provide farmer-friendly tools to assist farmers in adopting innovations that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, improve soil …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    6 Apr 2023 -
    30 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Heytesbury District Landcare Network

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Sheep & lamb
Animal technology
Research project

Training material for shipboard animal welfare surveillance

This project developed training materials to improve the consistency, reliability and accuracy of the animal welfare and performance data being …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    8 Mar 2023

Poultry
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Novel ingredients
Research project

Stability and safety of mycopesticides for lesser mealworm

Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and AgriFutures Australia have developed mycopesticides based on a specific strain of the fungus …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    1 Mar 2023 -
    25 Sep 2025

  • Research organisation

    Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF)

Multiple industries
Sheep & lamb Wool
Animal technology
Research project

Predictors of AI Success & Semen Standards

The aim of this project is to comprehensively analyse the impact of both male and female factors on the success of artificial insemination programs in the sheep industry.
  • Funded by

    Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

  • Project date

    -
    30 Apr 2024

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Crop protection Input management Plant science Traceability
Research project

Evaluation and positioning of dual purpose cereals for the export hay market

Dual purpose wheat and barley hay are being investigated to provide exporters with a broader suite of fodder products and …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    8 Nov 2022 -
    16 Mar 2025

  • Research organisation

    Agrilink Agricultural Consultants (Australia) Pty Ltd

Multiple industries
Beef cattle Dairy Other rural industries Sheep & lamb
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Automation Data and AI
Research project

Open Innovation Pipeline

The Open Innovation Pipeline has been developed to facilitate small-scale trials which leverage existing technologies from other sectors. This meets …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    1 Nov 2022 -
    1 Nov 2024

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Traceability
Research project

Implantable RFID for cattle - Commercial Supply Chain trials

Based on the positive results that come out of the limited field trials completed on implantable RFID devices, it was recommended that further supply chain trials were undertaken to expand on this work to address the remaining adoption barriers for an implantable RFID device.
  • Funded by

    Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

  • Project date

    1 Nov 2022 -
    21 Jan 2025

  • Research organisation

    The Growth Drivers Pty Ltd

Beef cattle
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Data and AI
Research project

Virtual reality stunning training tool

Effective and ongoing training is important to ensure that animal welfare standards are maintained during the slaughter of livestock shipped …
  • Funded by

    LiveCorp

  • Project date

    3 Oct 2022 -
    20 Oct 2023

Other rural industries
Animal technology
Research project

SCAHLS validation of Hendra Virus (inc. variant) POC test

The purpose of this research is to evaluate the developed HeV LAMP test using the SCAHLS pathway to allow for …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 Jul 2022 -
    29 Sep 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

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