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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Applications sought for three MLA Board Director positions

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has called for applications to fill three non-executive director positions on its Board...Read More

Recruitment: In a candidate-deficient market, consider changing your hiring strategy from a ‘ready-made’ mindset

Agribusinesses that are hiring in a tough market may need to revise any hiring strategies they have used previously when operating in a market in which there is a plentiful..Read More

Erosion of consumer confidence reflected in domestic wholesale meat trade slide

A powerful cocktail of economic and political events including the looming Federal election, the Ukraine War, rising interest rates, and rising fuel prices is undermining Australian domestic consumer confidence, and..Read More

Opinion: Livelihoods depend on governments we can trust

While more than a decade has gone by since the last Federal Labor Government left visible scars on the northern beef industry, some within the ALP still appear comfortable making..Read More

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Merino growers hear call for more wool traceability

AUSTRALIA’S wool industry was still playing catch-up with other countries in non-mulesed wool production, growers were told at a Merino field day at Jerilderie yesterday...Read More

MLA implements Sheep Genetics improvements

MEAT & Livestock Australia’s Sheep Genetics program has completed some key analysis enhancements to improve breeding value accuracy and evaluation efficiencies...Read More

Wool prices strengthen with currency changes

STRONG demand and favourable currency valuations have helped the Australian wool auction market record overall gains for the third consecutive week...Read More

Solid wool auction results spur on forward traders

MOST wool micron groups rose 1-2 percent in another solid week at wool auctions, creating some forward trading interest...Read More

Grain Central

No end in sight for Murray Basin Rail Project woes

Growers, local councils and the Rail Freight Alliance (RFA) are calling on the Victorian Government to urgently reinvestigate plans for the troubled Murray Basin Rail Project (MBRP) which they say..Read More

GrainCorp posts record half-year profit

GrainCorp hails record HY profit amid improved volumes, complex eastern Australian logistics and Russian/Ukraine turmoil, launches Ag-Tech start-up fund. ..Read More

NSW feedlot, cropping operation on market

After over 45 years at the property, retiring lot-feeders and growers Ian and Louise MacCue have brought their 2216-hectare Wilga Aggregation to the market...Read More

Nutrien Ltd posts record earnings in Q1

Nutrien Limited has posted a global quarterly earnings result of US$1.4B, with high fertiliser prices more than offsetting higher gas prices...Read More

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