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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]

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

Plant science
Research project

Evaluating self-fertile varieties in block plantings for almond growers

This project is evaluating self-fertile almond varieties in block plantings to demonstrate their benefits to growers and how this system could be incorporated into existing operations, together with varietal information, to provide the greatest return
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    8 Apr 2024 -
    1 Mar 2029

  • Research organisation

    The Almond Board of Australia

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

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Breeding new rootstocks for the Australian citrus industry

The project will create new and unique germplasm, providing long-term opportunities for the Australian citrus industry to increase genetic diversity using high-performing rootstock options
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    1 Mar 2024 -
    1 Feb 2029

  • Research organisations

    Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)

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)

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

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)

Plant science
Research project

Almond Center of Excellence Operation and Maintenance

This project provides for the ongoing operations, maintenance and expansion of the Almond Centre of Excellence (ACE)
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    18 Sep 2023 -
    31 Oct 2028

  • Research organisation

    The Almond Board of Australia

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)

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Narrow orchard systems

This program is establishing research sites across the country to determine whether transitioning to narrower orchard systems could benefit pome and stone fruits
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    20 Jun 2023 -
    1 Oct 2028

  • Research organisation

    Department of Energy Environment & Climate Action (DEECA)

Pasture, fodder & feed
Plant science
Research project

Emissions life-cycle assessment for the Australian export fodder industry

Action on climate change is accelerating around the world, driving changes across all sectors – including agriculture. Agrifood value chains …
  • Funded by

    AgriFutures Australia

  • Project date

    14 Jun 2023 -
    7 Apr 2024

  • Research organisation

    Common Capital

Plant science
Research project

Almond Industry Statistics and Data Collection 2023-2025

This project collects industry statistics and makes them readily available to almond growers and other industry stakeholders, such as processors and marketers
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    29 May 2023 -
    30 Nov 2025

  • Research organisation

    The Almond Board of Australia

Fruits
Plant science
Research project

Evaluation of New Citrus Varieties - 2022-2027

This investment independently assesses new citrus varieties under local Australian conditions to provide objective performance data
  • Funded by

    Hort Innovation

  • Project date

    9 May 2023 -
    1 Mar 2028

  • Research organisation

    New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)

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

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)

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