Future Livestock Production

Future Farm Industries CRC’s Future Livestock Production program focuses on improving livestock production while providing better natural resource management outcomes in the agricultural regions of southern Australia. These research projects are identifying and developing new perennial plants and associated farming systems that create new feed sources that can be integrated at the paddock and farm scales.

Projects in the Future Livestock Production Research program are:


Future Livestock Production Program Leader: Dr Michael Friend.


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This site will remain live until 30 June 2017 but is no longer being updated or reviewed.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