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17.06.22

Moringa, a tree that presents a range of opportunities for Australian agribusiness

A fast-growing multi-product tree, tolerant of most growing conditions, with its products in high demand across the world. Sounds like a no-brainer for investment, doesn't it? This is Moringa, a tree that presents a range of opportunities for Austr...

08.06.22

A warm welcome to the Emerging Industries Technical Advisory Group

The Emerging Industries Program is pleased to introduce you to the Emerging Industries Technical Advisory Group.

01.06.22

Tropical fruit ripe for the picking

The domestic tropical fruit industry is located in the tropical and subtropical regions of northern Australia.

11.04.22

Adrian Spencer, AgriFutures Australia Researcher of the Year

A sampan is a traditional wooden boat operated in China and throughout Southeast Asia. Made up of just three simple planks, they are commonly used to take produce and other goods from their source to a marketplace. It's the inspiration for the name...

01.04.22

Aquatic AI seeks investors to scale high-tech marron system

Automation and enhanced nutritional strategies are the secret to Aquatic AI's superior marron production system.

31.03.22

Insect industry abuzz with new knowledge sharing Hub

AgriFutures Australia, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), have launched a new knowledge-sharing initiative to accelerate insect farming as an e...

03.02.22

New research to explore potential of pongamia as renewable fuel

Native to northern parts of Queensland and the Northern Territory, pongamia offers an opportunity for production as a sustainable, lower emission alternative to non-renewable transport fuels.

28.01.22

Building a sustainable future for the Australian coffee industry

The Australian coffee grower industry generates a unique product from a small footprint. Established as a commercial entity over the last 30 years, it has successfully created a distinct niche, delivering high quality product to small domestic, touri...

13.01.22

Farewell to the Emerging Industries Program Advisory Panel

In 2021 the AgriFutures Emerging Industries Program Advisory Panel farewelled Brian Ruddle, Susan Wilson, Ann Ross, Lucinda Hogan, John Lever and Matt Hall.

16.12.21

A Sea of Possibilities: The Growing Potential of the Australian Algae Industry

As global interest in health foods, supplements and beauty products grows at an outstanding rate, Australia's algae industry is on the cusp of a wave of exciting opportunities.

11.10.21

A research breakthrough as industrial hemp proves to be incredibly drought tolerant

Hemp has been labelled a 'miracle crop' and PhD student Alison Gill's latest research has further cemented the extraordinary physiology of the plant.

08.10.21

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

An ancient oilseed revered for its medicinal and nutritional properties, interest in sesame seeds and its derivative products is rapidly gaining around the world.

10.09.21

AgriFutures Emerging Industries Program research spotlight: Australian Manuka

AgriFutures Australia has welcomed the opportunity for an ongoing partnership with ManukaLife, collaborating to provide a further opportunity for the Australian Manuka industry to enter the high-grade Manuka honey market.

08.09.21

Science and innovation are stretching the boundaries of what’s possible

Innovation and ingenuity have long been a part of the Australian agricultural system. We are renowned not only for generating ideas from within, but also adapting international science and research to suit our climate and landscape.

20.08.21

Renewed partnership to benefit the Australian Manuka Industry

AgriFutures Australia has welcomed the opportunity for an ongoing partnership with ManukaLife, collaborating to provide a further opportunity for the Australian Manuka industry to enter the high-grade Manuka honey market.

13.07.21

Collaborative approach is fundamental to maximise RD&E outcomes in emerging industries

The AgriFutures Emerging Industries Program is encouraging industry players to work together to pool their resources, collective knowledge and face challenges with a united front to achieve strategic outcomes and gain competitive advantage. ...