AgriFutures has two opportunities now open: Rural Women’s Award & new Rural Women’s Acceleration Grant

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Sesame Streets Ahead: New Strategy to Drive the Growth of Australia’s Sesame Industry

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Join the virtual AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award National Announcement

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AgriFutures Australia is the trading name for Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC). AgriFutures Australia invests in research, leadership, innovation and learning to support industries that do not have their own research and development function, new and emerging industries, and the issues that affect the whole of agriculture.

Latest Publications


Final report summary: Coxiella burnetii infection in association with equine abortion


Australian Sesame Strategic RD&E Plan (2021-2026)


Pysllids pest information sheet


Final report summary: Optimising bioactive content in stingless bee honey

Latest News and Events


Advisory Panel spotlight: Meet Mick Faulkner agronomist and Export Fodder Advisory Panel Member

In 2020 consultant agronomist Mick Faulkner joined the Export Fodder Advisory Panel. With 30 years of experience consulting with the export fodder industry and growers, Mick has witnessed firsthand the growth and development of the industry. He was motivated to apply for the Export Fodder Advisory Panel to contribute to the further growth and development of the export fodder industry. We took some time to get to know Mick and his vision for the future of the industry.


International Day of Rural Women: celebrating their invaluable contributions

This International Day of Rural Women, we once again pay tribute to the many incredible female figures spearheading the future of our agricultural industry. We are also encouraging our networks to shine a spotlight on the women who inspire them on a day-to-day basis.