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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Contrasting views as ACCC, FSANZ weigh into ‘definitions of meat’ inquiry

Two Government bodies have weighed in with submissions to the “Definitions of Meat” Senate inquiry, putting forward positions that contrast with meat industry views that non-meat protein products should not..Read More

Watchdog clears MLA over beef ad complaint

It has been a roller coaster ride for Meat & Livestock Australia’s red meat advertising campaigns in recent weeks...Read More

UN meat tax will “close down cattle industry and starve 80 million”: Katter

A carbon tax on meat which has been proposed at a United Nations food summit would shut down Australia’s cattle industry and starve 80 million people alone, says Federal MP..Read More

The price of pests: Australia’s $390 billion invasive species bill over past 60 years

In the last 60 years alone, deliberately or accidentally introduced invasive species have cost the Australian economy $390 billion, a new analysis has revealed, with that number likely to rise..Read More

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The cost of Australia’s pests was $390 billion in past 60 years

DELIBERATELY or accidentally introduced invasive species have cost the Australian economy almost $390 billion in the last 60 years, a new analysis has revealed...Read More

Dogs vs drones: unlocking the benefits of AI mustering

Drones are being put to the test against working dogs to muster sheep as part of new UNSW Canberra and Charles Sturt University research...Read More

RSPCA Australia calls for sheep exporter’s suspension

RSPCA Australia has called on the Australian Government to strip the export licence from live sheep exporter Livestock Shipping Services, claiming it has breached live export regulations 44 times...Read More

ESCAS complaint filed over sheep treatment in Jordan facility

AUSTRALIAN sheep have been withdrawn from a Jordanian slaughter facility after non-compliant handling was reported to exporter Livestock Shipping Services during the Eid festival by animal rights body Animals Australia...Read More

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Beijing plays down impact of Henan Province floods

Global corn and wheat markets rather than official sources will tell the story of how much impact Typhoon In-Fa has had on corn crops and stored grain in China's..Read More

Grain handlers put call out for harvest workers

Australia’s grain handlers have put the word out for harvest workers to sign up early in preparation for what is potentially going to be a bumper 2021/22 harvest...Read More

Bayer to drop Roundup from US lawn and garden market

Bayer has announced it will replace glyphosate-based products in the US residential lawn and garden market with alternative formulations in 2023 as part of a five-point plan to contain its..Read More

NSW farmers can now apply for mouse bait rebates

Farmers in New South Wales can now apply for mouse bait rebates of up to $10,000 per farm business through the Rural Assistance Authority website...Read More

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