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

Gerry Harvey joins our upcoming webinar on agtech and tax planning issues

One of Australia’s highest-profile businessmen, Gerry Harvey, will feature in our upcoming agtech webinar, focussing on tax-time implications for technology investments in agriculture.   ..Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020

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



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Recruitment: Three key considerations for employers in job interviews

When hiring new staff there are a number of issues that need to be dealt with by a business owner or senior manager before a recruitment interview process begins. It’s..Read More

Value-based marketing can help beef fend off the ‘silver tank’ challenge

Getting discounted for their could cattle could be the most valuable thing that could happen to producers, a leading livestock innovator told the opening day of the Livestock 2020 digital..Read More

Nominations open for ABIF-Marcus Oldham College Howard Yelland Award

The Australian Beef Industry Foundation (ABIF) and Marcus Oldham College are inviting nominations for the ABIF-Marcus Oldham College Howard Yelland Award 2020...Read More

South American processing giant eyes off Australian investment

South American processing giant Athena Foods, a subsidiary of Minerva, is eyeing-off investment in Australian red meat processing, as part of an expansion move driven by a planned public listing..Read More

Sheep Central

Search on for NSW growers mulesing sheep without pain relief

NEW South Wales wool growers who mules sheep without pain relief are being sought to test current animal cruelty legislation, following the failure of a bill aimed at regulating mulesing..Read More

Seasonal climate outlook October-December 2020

OCTOBER to December is likely to be wetter than average for much of mainland Australia and northern and eastern Tasmania...Read More

Australian wool prices rebound at auctions

AUSTRALIAN wool prices have posted their biggest weekly gains since September last year, driven by low global raw wool stocks at processors...Read More

Online wool sales boom as demand returns to market

ONLINE wool sales boomed this week with the AuctionsPlus offer board selling 1468 bales up to Thursday...Read More

Grain Central

Hail, lodging hit promising winter crops in southern NSW

A destructive hail storm that swept across a wide swathe of farming country in the Junee region of southern NSW on Tuesday shredded cereal crops, pulverised pastures and stripped canola..Read More

Recruitment: Skills acquisition to build a career in agriculture

There are satisfying and wide-ranging career opportunities in agriculture from entry level right through to senior executive positions. Those planning such a career should plan to acquire the skills required...Read More

Grain sector faces new opportunities, challenges on the way to 2030

Population growth and changing consumer dietary preferences will be positives for the grain industry over the next decade, but there will be challenges from international competition, trade tensions and climate..Read More

Virtual AGM relays GrainGrowers’ achievements, election results

GrainGrowers used the COVID-safe medium of virtual technology to run its 62nd AGM yesterday and announce the results of the election of Western Region grower directors...Read More

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