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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Lengthy delay likely until UK Free Trade Agreement comes into play

Australian red meat’s access to the United Kingdom market under the new terms outlined in this month’s freshly-minted Free Trade Agreement won’t happen until at least the second half of..Read More

Processing plant using seaweed feed additive set for construction near Port Pirie

Construction of the first processing plant to utilise red asparagopsis seaweed as a feed supplement to reduce the methane emissions of cattle will begin near Port Pirie, South Australia towards..Read More

Barnaby Joyce ousts Michael McCormack to regain Nationals leadership

A spill in the Nationals partyroom this morning has returned Barnaby Joyce to the leadership of the Federal Nationals parliamentary party and to the office of deputy prime minister. ..Read More

Meanwhile, Nationals preselection ends John Anderson return

Former deputy prime minister John Anderson's planned return to Federal Parliament ended on Friday last week when he lost a National senate preselection contest to former NSW Nationals director Ross..Read More

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Recruitment: Top 10 tips for getting the best out of your employees

MOST companies claim that their employees are important, yet many fail to fully utilise the intelligence and creative talents of their people...Read More

Ag visa issue heats up with farmers and the AWU

EASTERN states farmer bodies have welcomed an expansion of the working holiday visa for British backpackers under the proposed Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement, including new ag visa developments...Read More

Ag achievers recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday honours list

PROMINENT bush advocate and agribusiness lawyer, the late Bill Loughnan, and agricultural educator and co-founder of Resource Consulting Services, Terry McCosker, are among the rural achievers recognised in the 2021..Read More

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook 16 June 2021

MODERATE rainfall was recorded in much of Victoria, eastern and central New South Wales, south-east Queensland, and parts of Tasmania in the past week...Read More

Grain Central

Skretting to buy Ridley’s Tasmanian aquafeed plant

Ridley has agreed to sell the aquafeed plant it opened in Tasmania in 2019 to Skretting Australia so Ridley can concentrate its aquafeed production at its expanding Narangba plant near..Read More

Ag visa fails to deliver on grains industry needs: GPA

Grain Producers Australia (GPA) is urging the Federal Government to address chronic labour shortages which carry the potential to cause market failure in the WA grains industry...Read More

Wind erosion hits northern WA cropping region

Widespread dust storms across WA’s northern agricultural region has provided a graphic reminder of the need to protect paddocks and people’s lives from the impact of wind erosion...Read More

Illegal roadside grain dumping poses biosecurity risk

The dumping of piles of grain on the ground at roadside rest stops by truck drivers either cleaning out trailers or reducing weight is not only illegal, but is also..Read More

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