Climate change will affect Australia’s primary industries in diff erent ways, depending on the type and location of climate impacts and primary production activities. Individual producers and industries will respond in line with their circumstances, awareness, knowledge and capacity, in light of emerging government policies and programs. NCCARF has funded almost $1 million worth of projects to meet the priorities in the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Plan for Primary Industries, as well as other cross-cutting projects that address priorities for primary industries, terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity.
EverFarm® - Design of climate adapted perennial-based farming systems for dryland agriculture in southern Australia.Objectives
Executive summary from final report:
Will Primary Producers Continue to Adjust Practices and Technologies, Change Production Systems or Transform Their Industry—An application of Real OptionsObjectives: The overall objective is: Determine the thresholds for transformational change across Australia in wheat dominated agriculture, subject to climate change.To achieve this we have the following sub objectives: