Cognitive Pilot developing open data for autonomous ag

Russian company Cognitive Pilot and Peschanokopsky Agrarian Group are working together to create an open dataset to foster global industry development of autonomous agricultural machinery. ..Read More

beefcentral, March 27, 2020

AgTech webinar: Options for a connected northern beef industry

This free webinar to be held on Monday, March 30, will explore current farm connectivity opportunities that provide best returns on effort and investment…Read More

beefcentral, March 23, 2020

GPS-enabled livestock monitoring tags reach the commercial market

A GPS-enabled cattle ear tag providing accurate and timely information about livestock location and movement has been commercially released for the first time…Read More

beefcentral, March 17, 2020

Could mobile phones take the place of agronomists?

With recent advances in the diagnostic capabilities of mobile phones, could they ultimately replace the role of agricultural consultants?..Read More

James Nason, March 6, 2020

Cattle producers size up agtech opportunities at EvokeAg

Several groups of North Queensland cattle producers travelled from one end of the country to the other last week to find out first-hand what is happening in the agtech space. What did they find?..Read More

beefcentral, February 26, 2020

EvokeAG: Remote monitoring technology makes the leap into full commercial uptake

While there was a bewildering array of promising technologies on show at the EvokeAg tech event in Melbourne last week, many remain in start-up, development or pre-commercial stage. Harder to find were products or services that could be described as being in full-blown commercial use…Read More

Jon Condon, February 26, 2020

Reality check for agtech startups

Amidst the hype, polished pitches and slick branding of agtech startups at EvokeAG last week also came some words of wisdom from experience, and the reality check that any new innovation must still meet a genuine need if it is to become a commercial success…Read More

beefcentral, February 26, 2020

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People on the Move: Appointments, retirements, achievements

Tom Maguire departs from Teys Australia | StockCo appoints high-profile business development manager | Former logistics executive to coordinate Govt’s airfreight support package | Sustainability management changes at MLA |..Read More

Green shoots showing, as China beef demand starts to re-emerge

Some early, if tentative green shoots are emerging in Australia’s export beef trade to China, as the Asian giant begins its long recovery from the ravages of coronavirus...Read More

Govt urged to ‘urgently expand’ biosecurity dog numbers

The Department of Agriculture has been urged to urgently expand the number of biosecurity detector dogs being used at incoming passenger and mail centres...Read More

African Swine Fever confirmed in PNG

African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected for the first time in Papua New Guinea, bringing the disease to within a few hundred kilometres of Australia’s coastline...Read More

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Red meat exporters seek details on $110m ag airfreight initiative

AUSTRALIA’S red meat sector has welcomed the Federal Government's $110m funding commitment to secure secure freight flights into key export markets, but  exporters are awaiting clarification on how it will..Read More

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 1 Apr 2020

SHOWERS and thunderstorms developed over eastern New South Wales, generating moderate falls, while onshore flow produced showers and moderate falls in the northern tropics...Read More

Landmark East Gippsland Facebook post prompts apologies

A FACEBOOK post by a Gippsland Nutrien Ag Solutions franchise referring to Elders staff has been removed after attracting wide criticism on the social media platform...Read More

New eNVD system for Australian livestock producers

A NEW, mobile-friendly version of the electronic National Vendor Declaration or eNVD system is now available for Australia livestock producers...Read More

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‘Tequila’ plant could be potential source of biofuel

The agave plant used to make tequila could be established in semi-arid Australia as a biofuel solution to Australia’s transport fuel shortage...Read More

Rice under pressure as drought slashes production, COVID-19 increases demand

The Australian rice industry is struggling to meet domestic demand, hit with the double whammy of a drought-hit shortfall in production and a surge in consumer demand sparked by the..Read More

COVID-19: GTA calls for communication, consultation

Grain Trade Australia has held the first of three webinars for its members to help them navigate through a raft of financial and employment issues tied to COVID-19...Read More

GRDC announces formation of Grains Australia Ltd body

GRDC has today announced the formation of Grains Australia Ltd to deliver industry-good services and functions including variety classification...Read More

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