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AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil Program: 2024 Knowledge to Know-how Forum

The AgriFutures Tea Tree Oil extension program is excited to partner with tea tree growers and industry stakeholders to bring you the 2024 Knowledge to Know-how Forum in Casino, NSW.

Emerging Industries

A superfood renaissance down under: AgriFutures Australia announces new research plan for the quinoa industry

Known for its ancient origins and impressive nutritional profile, quinoa has not only captured the attention of health-conscious consumers globally, but also that of Australian farmers.

4 min read

Workforce and Leadership

Belle Binder wins Tasmanian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

Devenport-based Mrs Binder established the Farm Work Loop, a first-of-its-kind proactive approach that blends work, travel and community by providing continued employment across diverse farms.

3 min read

Our vision is to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. Since our inception in 1990, AgriFutures Australia, formerly RIRDC, has grown and developed alongside our 13 levied industries and we’re honoured to continue this important role in supporting the growth and overall success of Australian agriculture.

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1 January, 2021 - 31 December, 2022

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