Farm Diversity


Type: Webpage
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

Great search tool for anyone thinking about diversification but not sure where to start. It's handy as you can narrow down a search to your local area or existing production type.


Farm Diversity is an AgriFutures Australia initiative that allows you to search crop and animal production alternatives by type or location to discover what is best suited to your farm.

Farm diversification is an increasingly common practice all over the world. With increasing financial, environmental and market pressure, farm diversification offers farmers the opportunity to spread income risk and build resilience.

Searching with the tool will uncover information about particular crop or animal diversification in areas such as:

  • overview
  • uses
  • production requirements
  • infrastructure requirements
  • harvesting, processing and selling
  • markets and marketing
  • risks and regulations
  • publications
  • industry bodies
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About the Organisation

Name: AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia is a new beginning for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation. We are an organisation that proudly focuses on the future of Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and represent the interests and aspirations of farmers and rural communities.

Our vision is to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. In practical terms, this means:

Initiatives that attract capable people into careers in agriculture, build the capability of future rural leaders, and support change makers and thought leaders.
Research and analysis to understand and address important issues on the horizon for Australian agriculture.
Research and development for established industries that do not have their own Research & Development Corporation (RDC), including the Rice, Chicken Meat, Honey Bee and Pollination, Thoroughbred Horse, Pasture Seeds, Export Fodder, Ginger and Tea Tree Oil industries.
Research and development to accelerate the establishment and expansion of new rural industries, such as Deer, Buffalo, Kangaroo and Camel Milk.

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