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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)

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]

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)

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

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

Benchmarking oat hay yield and quality in SA & Vic

With the commercialisation of the National Oat Breeding program by Intergrain, an increased number of new varieties are expected to …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    29 Jun 2023 -
    5 Nov 2023

  • Research organisation

    The University of Adelaide (PIRSA/SARDI)

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 technology areas
Automation Crop protection Imagery Plant science
Research project

ACRCP Phase 5: Optimising genetic control of wheat rusts through improved phenotyping

The 3 rust diseases of wheat can cause untold damage. Savings due to control have been estimated at about $1.5 billion pa, …
  • Funded by

    Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

  • Project date

    1 Jan 2023 -
    15 Apr 2026

  • Research organisation

    The University of Sydney (USYD)

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Imagery Input management
Research project

Application for Top-Up Scholarship - University of Queensland

The water shortage brought about by a combination of climate changes and recent environmental flow legislation that limits irrigation water …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    18 Aug 2022 -
    29 Aug 2025

  • Research organisation

    The University of Queensland (UQ)

Other rural industries
Multiple technology areas
Automation Data and AI Imagery Processing & packaging Robotics
Research project

Ginger Ninja – Fusarium predictor multi-expert training data collection

This project aims to increase the seed ginger training dataset for improving the performance of the AI-based Fusarium Predictor prototype …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    27 Jul 2022 -
    12 Mar 2023

  • Research organisation

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Other rural industries
Imagery
Research project

Australian Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa) agronomic scoping studies

The Australian industrial hemp industry, which currently is focused predominantly on the use of fibre and seed, is …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    20 Jun 2022 -
    10 Mar 2023

  • Research organisation

    Growfield Agricultural Consultancy

Multiple industries
Pork Poultry Sheep & lamb
Imagery
Research project

The use of Infra-red technologies to improve animal welfare

The project will provide data and evidence for local producers about a. the value of using drone technologies (infra-red and …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 May 2022 -
    14 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Department of Education, Western Australian College of Agriculture Cunderdin

Multiple industries
Cereal grains Cotton Cross industry Fruits Other rural industries Pulse grains
Imagery
Research project

Beyond pretty green pictures -Interpreting and ground-truthing satellite imagery for farmers in the Ord River Irrigation Area

This project is about transferring readily available data into useful information that can be used in the farming operations of …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 May 2022 -
    14 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Northern Australia Crop Research Alliance Pty Ltd (NACRA)

Wine
Imagery
Research project

Automated visual yield estimation in table grape vineyards

This project will allow producers to build their own business plan to adopt technology. With the help of Australian Table …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    10 Jan 2022 -
    19 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Australian Table Grape Association

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Automation Crop protection Harvest technology Imagery Input management Plant science
Research project

Rice Extension Program

The Rice Extension program is key to influencing and increasing the adoption of water saving technologies and other good management …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    31 Dec 2021 -
    30 Oct 2026

  • Research organisation

    SunRice

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Imagery Machinery & hardware
Research project

Data for the Future

This project will showcase businesses using data to drive decision-making, innovation and technology adoption via a 3-day producer tour. In …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    22 Dec 2021 -
    19 May 2023

  • Research organisation

    Northern Gulf Resource Management Group

Cereal grains
Multiple technology areas
Harvest technology Imagery Machinery & hardware
Research project

Shared solutions; Developing farmer driven on-farm trials demonstrating the value of technology in the dryland broadacre low-rainfall farming system

This project will run a series of workshops and consultations with young farmers in the initial phases of the project. …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    13 Dec 2021 -
    19 Jan 2023

  • Research organisation

    Birchip Cropping Group Inc

Cross industry
Multiple technology areas
Animal technology Aquaculture technology Automation Consumer health Crop protection Fisheries technology Harvest technology Imagery Indoor agriculture Input management Machinery & hardware
Research project

Services to Develop the Producer Technology Uptake Program Community of Practice Resources

This project is aimed at identifying and where required (and within the available budget and timeframe) developing content, tools and …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    9 Dec 2021 -
    28 Apr 2022

  • Research organisation

    Price Rural Management Pty Ltd

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