Electric trucks on the radar as industry pushes for planning

Preparing for electric trucks has come on the radar of the transport industry, with the Australian Trucking Association partnering with the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) to push for a long-term plan to transition away from the diesel motor…Read More

beefcentral, March 18, 2022

Assisted reality goggles finding a place in lotfeeding and processing

While virtual reality and augmented reality have been all the talk in the Ag Tech sector in recent years, assisted reality has started to find a practical position in the beef industry…Read More

Eric Barker, March 18, 2022

Swiss hills alive with Aussie ear-tags

The old-fashioned Swiss cow bell is getting a high-tech upgrade courtesy of Australian developed ear tag technology…Read More

beefcentral, March 18, 2022

Hopes for farm-wide wi-fi within 18 months

A university research collaboration with Australian agtech start-up Zetifi is aiming to deliver farm-wide wi-fi using tractors, trucks and passenger vehicles as roaming access points within 18 months…Read More

beefcentral, March 18, 2022

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

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Animal activists forbidden from using illegally obtained video footage for campaigns

The High Court of Australia has provided some overdue guidance in relation to whether animal rights activists are entitled to use hidden cameras to expose alleged cruelty on farms and..Read More

A cattle producer’s take on airport biosecurity

New England cattle producer Stuart Austin says an opportunity to experience Sydney International Airport’s customs, immigration and biosecurity processes first hand has provided a level of comfort and demonstrated an..Read More

Recruitment: ICMJ provides conduit for unexpected but rewarding meat industry career

When Natalie Bell attended her first Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging event back in 2018, she never expected it would one day alter her career path...Read More

DAFF officials update Senators on FMD preparedness

Sanitised foot mats for travellers entering Australia are now in place at all inbound airports receiving passengers from Indonesia, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry officials confirmed at a Senate..Read More

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Two shearing records fall under the cutters of British pair

A PAIR of British sheep shearers have set new national records during a successful attempt on the country’s two stand nine-hour lamb shearing record on Friday. Staffordshire-based Nick Greaves and…..Read More

Recruitment: ICMJ worked for Natalie’s meat industry career

WHEN Natalie Bell attended her first Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging Association event, she never expected it would one day alter her career path...Read More

Snouting out the truth on FMD fragments in the pork floss

FOOT and Mouth Disease viral fragments in a processed pork floss product recalled from Melbourne supermarket shelves last month were never tested to confirm their viability, despite statements by government…..Read More

Three top young wool brokers to vie for national award

THREE finalists have been selected from a strong field of entries in the National Council of Wool Brokers of Australia’s broker award...Read More

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Sponsored content now available on Grain Central

In line with most other Australian private sector digital and print news media, Grain Central now publishes occasional advertisers’ sponsored editorial content, supplied directly by companies providing goods and services..Read More

Recruitment: ICMJ provides conduit for unexpected but rewarding ag industry career

When Natalie Bell attended her first Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging event back in 2018, she never expected it would one day alter her career path...Read More

CBH Group to sell, lease 13 receival sites

WA bulk handler, CBH Group, is selling or leasing 13 receival sites it says are no longer part of its future operational requirements...Read More

NSW Govt trial, ARTC study seek to boost crossing safety

Level-crossing safety in regional NSW is under the spotlight thanks to separate initiatives by the NSW Government and ARTC. ..Read More

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