The Australian rice industry is a global leader in water use efficiency. The continued success of the industry will be driven by increased yield, a higher average price per tonne and decreased water use.

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Practical digital agronomy tools boost productivity for rice growers

A new suite of digital agronomy tools to improve productivity and water use efficiency could revolutionise Australia’s rice industry, with growers putting the technology to the test in the last three years.

6 min read

RICE / 28.03.24

Innovation in action: AgriFutures Rice Program introduces exciting new suite of projects

In 2023, the AgriFutures Rice Program called for research proposals that were innovative, had the potential for transformative change for the industry, and addressed the needs and challenges of a rice industry using less water into the future. As a result, the Program has contracted a total of nine successful research proposals adding to the eighteen projects already underway.

7 min read

RICE / 14.11.23

Rice Breeding Australia celebrates industry-transforming achievements

Rice Breeding Australia Ltd. (RBA) has marked an exceptionally successful inaugural year, resulting in exciting developments for the Australian rice industry.

5 min read

Pannell of 4 people sitting on white lounges, around coffee table on stage, and answering questions for the Australian Rice Growers' Conference
RICE / 23.08.23

Opportunities and solutions – the focus of rice industry conference

The 2023 Australian Rice Growers’ Conference in Griffith proved to be an exceptional event, showcasing tremendous opportunities within the industry.

4 min read