DataFarming launches G-Cover imagery for summer crops

Australian agtech company DataFarming has launched G-Cover to address the issue of NDVI colour variation being difficult to see during the peak of the summer crops’ growing season…Read More

beefcentral, January 19, 2021

SWAN Systems wins Rabobank global startup award

Western Australian agtech company SWAN Systems has won Rabobank’s FoodBytes! Pitch 2020 international startup competition…Read More

beefcentral, January 13, 2021

SA Government to establish new agtech site at Minnipa

The South Australian Government is establishing a new agtech demonstration site at Minnipa on the Eyre Peninsula and is calling for submissions of suitable products to showcase…Read More

beefcentral, January 13, 2021

Surgical robots may have application in red meat processing industry

Scientists are working to develop robotic principles that could help the red meat processing sector boost its global competitiveness – using technologies developed for use in human surgical procedures…Read More

beefcentral, November 25, 2020

World-first investigation raises ethical and policy challenges in using robots in agriculture

With automation poised to transform agriculture in Australia in the coming years, Monash University researchers have published the first-ever analysis of the ethical and policy issues raised by the use of robots in agriculture…Read More

beefcentral, November 23, 2020

VIC processor Midfield employs Smart Badges to minimise COVID-19 risk

Victorian meat processor Midfield is trialling a new contact-tracing technology that could revolutionise the way abattoirs minimise their COVID-19 risk during the global pandemic…Read More

beefcentral, September 3, 2020

Monitoring technology aids in northern calf-loss study

A technology originally developed for use in provide monitoring of calving for intensive dairy use is being used to underpin a large trial in northern Australia seeking to better understand reasons for calf loss…Read More

beefcentral, June 19, 2020



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Another big ‘beef bashing year’ looms, despite contrary evidence

WITH several major climate policy developments set to take place, 2021 is shaping as another “severe beef bashing year” from many quarters, despite the significant body of evidence debunking the..Read More

Recruitment: How to encourage ‘frank and fearless’ feedback from your team

Senior staff members bring considerable experience and insight to any agribusiness. If managers only tap into those insights during the annual review, they're missing opportunities to fully utilise the capability..Read More

Registrations open for 2021 ICMJ Northern Conference

Registrations are now open to young stakeholders working or studying in the red meat industry for the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association’s second annual Northern Conference...Read More

New CRC role for former MLA managing director

Former Meat and Livestock Australia managing director Richard Norton has been appointed to a new position as the chief executive officer for the Food Agility CRC...Read More

Sheep Central

Fine Merino wool prices surge as the penny drops on supply

FINE wool prices rebounded in auctions this week, with buyers especially chasing Merino lines under 17.5 microns at auctions and in broker's stores...Read More

Heavy lambs lift as saleyard prices hold above 800c/kg

THE slide in slaughter lamb prices eased slightly later this week but light, trade and heavy lambs in most saleyards continued to make 800c/kg-plus carcase weight...Read More

Bad fly season prompts AWI ‘It’s Fly Time’ flystrike webinar

WOOL growers in some areas were enduring the worst flystrike season in at least five years, according to Australian Wool Innovation’s General Manager of Research Dr Jane Littlejohn...Read More

Bouyant wool auction trend feeds into forward trading

IT was an interesting week for the wool market, with the solid opening to the New Year physical auctions last week expected to be tested...Read More

Grain Central

Strike Energy’s planned urea plant to displace imports

Strike Energy plans to build a plant near Geraldton which can manufacturer 1.4 million tonnes of urea primarily for sale to Australian farmers. ..Read More

Recruitment: How to encourage ‘frank and fearless’ feedback from your team

Senior staff members bring considerable experience and insight to your business. If you only tap into those insights during their annual review, you’re missing opportunities to fully utilise the capability..Read More

WA govt pledges $4M to progress Ord cotton gin

The Western Australian Government has pledged almost $4 million to help ensure a power supply to a gin planned for Kununurra to process cotton grown in the Ord region. ..Read More

CBH ships first cargo of malting barley to Mexico

Western Australia's CBH Group on Sunday finished loading what is believed to be the first ever cargo of Australian malting barley to Mexico...Read More

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