Leading edge research on profitable perennials


Farming systems and technologies for farmers in medium to low rainfall grain and livestock zones.

New Woody Crops

Tree cropping options (mallees) for bio-energy and value-added products.


Forage shrub options for sustainable livestock production.


New knowledge and technologies for profitable revegetation of salt-affected land.

Environment & Sustainability

Profitable Perennials™ for biodiversity, water resources and climate change.

knowledge base

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Future Farm Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) ceased trading on 30 June 2014.

This website contains information about the CRC’s research into perennial plant based farming systems.

This site will remain live until 30 June 2017 but is no longer being updated or reviewed.

Further information about CRC research projects can be obtained by following links from relevant project pages or by viewing the research transfer page.

The CRC was funded for seven years (2007-2014) under the Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre program.