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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JBS adds to Queensland’s certified grassfed brand momentum

Momentum continues to grow in certified grassfed branded beef programs in Queensland, with JBS the latest to join the list of suppliers. The nation’s largest processor provided first details of..Read More

Meat Alliance aims to galvanise global industry response to anti-meat lobby

The anti-meat movement is one of the key challenges facing the global meat industry, and the strategic solution lies in collaboration among red meat interests around the world to create..Read More

Beef 2021: 20 minute DNA profile tests possible within two years, forum told

A test which would allow producers to know the fertility of young females within 20 minutes should be available within two years, a Beef 2021 genetics forum was told...Read More

Beef Central’s beef quiz – The Beef 2021 Edition

Whether you were able to make it in person, or followed the coverage from afar, take our Beef 2021 quiz to see how much you absorbed from beef's biggest week...Read More

Sheep Central

Plan to implement southern shearer training model in NSW

AUSTRALIA’S shearing industry will intensify its focus on the nation’s domestic labour force potential rather than looking to overseas workers to increase the number and retention of learner shearers...Read More

Online sheep and demand eases as sellers’ prices lift

ONLINE demand for sheep and lambs was slightly softer last week, as some good rain through south-eastern Australia reportedly refreshed buyer confidence, but also renewed seller expectations...Read More

NSW Local Land Services seeks feedback on local strategic plans

NEW South Wales landholders can now have their say on local strategic plans developed by Local Land Services, with all 11 regional plans on exhibition until early June...Read More

MLA resource aimed at spreading the green facts on red meat

MEAT & Livestock Australia has released a ‘fast facts’ resource -- Red Meat, Green Facts – to help the red meat industry to promote the red meat industry’s credentials and..Read More

Grain Central

Doubled dose for bait approved to help control mice

The allowable limit of zinc phosphide for baited grain is being doubled to help grain growers and handlers get on top of the mouse plague now impacting parts of Australia...Read More

Glencore Ag rebrands as Viterra, March biggest ever rail month

Viterra in Australia has reported its biggest ever rail out-turn month with 215,000t shifted in March as the company rebrands globally from Glencore Agriculture...Read More

NFF’s Towards 2030 Forum Series to start in Darwin

The National Farmers Federation, the NT Farmers Association and the NT Cattlemen’s Association are pleased to host the Towards 2030 Forum in Darwin on the 20th of May 2021...Read More

Grain Central’s April 2021 grain and cropping news quiz

Keep up to date with Australian cropping industry developments with Grain Central’s monthly quiz...Read More

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