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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

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Fiji Leaf Gall (FLG) Eradication Strategy: Peri-urban surveillance for area freedom

Fiji leaf gall (FLG) has been a major disease of sugarcane in Australia, very significantly affecting commercial yields, requiring the …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    10 Jul 2023 -
    1 Dec 2023

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA)

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Assess weed impact/distribution for prioritisation

The project objectives are to identify the scale and benchmark the prevalent weed issues as perceived by the industry. The …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    10 Jul 2023 -
    30 Jun 2024

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA)

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

Soldier fly diagnostics, distribution, and development of an artificial diet

Soldier fly, a root-feeding pest of sugarcane, is comprised of a complex of multiple Inopus species causing productivity losses in …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Jul 2023 -
    1 May 2025

  • Research organisation

    Sugar Research Australia Limited (SRA)

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)

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

    7 Apr 2023 -
    31 Jul 2024

  • Research organisation

    Heytesbury District Landcare Network

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Plant science
Research project

ACRCP Phase 5: Optimising genetic control of wheat rusts through identification of gene editing targets for broad spectrum wheat rust control

Plant diseases are a significant production constraint to all agricultural crops, including wheat where rust diseases remain a major threat. …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    3 Apr 2023 -
    31 May 2026

  • Research organisation

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Oilseeds
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Harvest technology Input management Plant science
Research project

Australian Sesame Industry Production Research Program

The Australian sesame industry is poised for a major expansion, driven by support from AgriFutures Australia and a collaborating group …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 Mar 2023 -
    29 Feb 2028

  • Research organisation

    Central Queensland University Australia (CQU)

Fruits
Crop protection
Research project

An Integrated Disease Management program for the Australian almond industry - Phase 2

The overall aim of the project is to investigate integrated disease management strategies that improve on-farm management of economically important …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    28 Feb 2023 -
    14 Dec 2027

  • Research organisation

    Department of Energy Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) [VIC]

Fruits
Crop protection
Research project

An Integrated Pest Management program for the Australian almond industry - Phase 2

The overarching objective is to develop a toolkit of complementary pest management approaches, tools, and practices that form the backbone …
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    28 Feb 2023 -
    14 Dec 2027

  • Research organisations

    State of Victoria as represented by the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change (DEECA)

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Pasture, fodder & feed Pulse grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management Plant science
Research project

Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network (AFREN 2)

The development of fungicide resistance and the limitation of available fungicide Mode of Actions is an ongoing issue for grain …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    10 Feb 2023 -
    30 Nov 2025

  • Research organisation

    Curtin University

Sugar
Crop protection
Research project

A novel biosensor device for on-farm sugarcane disease diagnosis

Currently, detecting diseases in sugarcane crops is an expensive, time consuming and lengthy process, usually undertaken in laboratories far from …
  • Funded by

    Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

  • Project date

    1 Feb 2023 -
    1 Feb 2024

  • Research organisation

    Griffith University

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

Ginger Chemical Minor Use Permit maintenance and research

Ginger is predominantly grown in Australia in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay–Burnett regions of Queensland. The area …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    30 Jan 2023 -
    29 Jun 2026

  • Research organisation

    Censeo Field and Lab Pty Ltd

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Crop protection Input management
Research project

Case Studies - Stripe rust epidemic 2022 grower stories of management and yield impact.

A stripe rust epidemic hit wheat crops across eastern Australia during the winter cropping season of 2022, reducing yields in some …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    11 Jan 2023 -
    26 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Astute Ag

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