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

EvokeAg agtech event pushed back to 2022

COVID-19 concerns have pushed back agriculture’s largest annual agtech event, EvokeAg, by 12 months. Originally scheduled to take place in Perth early next year, organisers have this week postponed the next event until February, 2021…Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020



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Inflation hits 3.5pc, but one high number won’t budge the Reserve Bank on interest rates

Official data released this morning show Australia’s Consumer Price Index rose 1.3 percent in the three months to December, bringing inflation for the full 2021 year to 3.5pc, above the..Read More

Extra $2 billion for “North to boom”

The Australian Government has committed to increasing the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) by an extra $2 billion, to finance critical infrastructure projects in the north...Read More

68 million more reasons to buy Australian Beef

The Federal Government’s $68 million investment in agricultural traceability will make Australian beef a more sought-after product, both overseas and at home, Cattle Council of Australia President Markus Rathsmann says...Read More

Red tape hurdle as Indonesian feedlots eye Australian grain

The rising cost of stock feed in Asia is raising the unlikely prospect of feedlots in Indonesia importing feedgrain from Australia - a scenario that once seemed inconceivable in a..Read More

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Sheep Producers Australia backs traceability investment

SHEEP Producers Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s $68.4 million investment into agricultural traceability...Read More

Opportunity knocks at Deniliquin sheep sale

ONCE-BUOYANT Riverina sheep prices were sharply devalued on Friday when a 30,000-strong penning of store ewes and lambs met insipid demand at Deniliquin...Read More

All options on AWI’s table to solve sheep shearing crisis

RAISED shearing platforms, chemical defleecing, sheep handling innovations and cross-industry collaboration will be considered as Australian Wool Innovation looks to solve the industry's labour crisis...Read More

Joined ewes and Merino wethers sell well online

AUCTIONSPLUS’ online joined ewe offering doubled last week to 12,321 head, meeting firm to stronger demand...Read More

Grain Central

Tensions flare over solar panels on high-value cropping land

In a land of endless sunshine, should solar farms be permitted on finite areas of high value cropping land?..Read More

Corson’s Defiance buys Darlington Point mill

Corson Grain's Defiance Maize Products has purchased its first gritting mill in NSW to supplement capacity at its plant at Warwick...Read More

Grassdale ready to roll on 100,000t/yr fertiliser plant

Composted manure from Mort & Co's Grassdale feedlot is being value added on site on the Darling Downs to produce up to 100,000t per annum of granular fertiliser. ..Read More

Pre-breeding co-investment to tackle sorghum lodging

A sorghum pre-breeding project aims to minimise the incidence of lodging and associated yield losses...Read More

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