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Extension for improved efficiency and sustainability in the rice industry

This extension project provides for improved efficiency and sustainability in the Australian rice industry through the effective dissemination of Research and Development (R&D) information. The project will coordinate on ground extension providers and research and development activities ensuring R&D information is presented in a way that is readily understood and is practically implemented on farm for improved productivity and sustainability. It also includes a number of new initiatives to improve the adoption of best management practice information that incorporates natural resource management. These include utilising all forms of modern delivery methods, exploring new partnerships, and developing the current partnerships with industry bodies for effective across industry extension. The project funds a number of extension positions.

Project date

31 Jan 2018-31 Jan 2022
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Principal investigator

Troy Mauger

Research organisations

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

Project funded by

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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Focus areas

Industries

Sustainabilities

Technology areas

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