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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Latest news and events


AgriFutures Rice Program Technical Assessment Network member recruitment

AgriFutures Australia is currently recruiting for individuals to form part of the inaugural AgriFutures Rice Program Technical Assessment Network.

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RICE / 27.03.23

Dr Chris Proud joins Rice Breeding Australia as Senior Rice Breeder

Experienced rice researcher Dr Christopher Proud has been appointed as the Senior Rice Breeder of Rice Breeding Australia Ltd (RBA).

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RICE / 02.11.22

Calling all AgriFutures Australia growers and producers: you are invited to be a part of the inaugural Innovation Intensive Tour

Advancements in agricultural technology have enabled more informed decision-making about crops and livestock, eased traditionally labour-intensive tasks, reduced environmental impacts, and generated a range of efficiencies in production, processing and distribution.

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RICE / 05.10.22

CEO of Rice Breeding Australia focussed on fast tracking new rice varieties with increased water productivity

Experienced leader Dr Georgina Pengilley has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Rice Breeding Australia Ltd, a new not-for-profit collaboration between AgriFutures Australia, the SunRice Group and the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA).

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