15 Feb 2019

Northern Australia set to go wild about rice

A new Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) project will lay the foundation for a northern Australian rice sector with the potential to produce more than one million tonnes of specialty rice annually.

CRCNA Chair Sheriden Morris announced the CRCNA’s latest $505 000 research collaboration with project participants the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) at the University of Queensland (UQ), Charles Darwin University, Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (WA DPIRD), Queensland’s Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF), Rice Research Australia (SunRice) Olive Vale Pastoral and Savannah Ag Consulting at James Cook University’s Cairns Institute today.

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