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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‘Safe set of hands’, as AA Co appoints Dave Harris as new MD and Chief Executive

The Australian Agricultural Co has appointed David Harris as the company’s new managing director and chief executive officer, effective today...Read More

Taskforce completes review of Australia’s biosecurity systems

A Taskforce has made 14 recommendations to the Federal Government following a four week assessment of Australia’s level of preparedness if an exotic animal disease such as FMD or lumpy..Read More

Aussie dollar slumps to three-year lows, below US65c

The Australian dollar has plunged to three-year lows versus the US dollar this week, buffeted by international uncertainty and a gloomy outlook for the global economy...Read More

Why these ICMJ students are pursuing a career in ag

Students from the Australia’s Intercollegiate Meat Judging program are this week travelling through Southern Queensland to hear from industry leaders. Beef Central spoke to some of them about their career..Read More

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Hay Merino ewes sell to $440 and $20 higher average

MERINO ewes of all ages met strong and consistent demand at New South Wales’ Hay September Sheep Sale on Friday...Read More

Poll Dorset ram, Border Leicester ewe win at Melbourne Royal

A POLL Dorset ram from Finley High School in New South Wales has taken out the coveted interbreed champion ram sash in the Melbourne Royal Show sheep competition...Read More

Rafa and Rabbit were the top dogs at the Henty sheep trials

ADAMINABY yard dog trialler Dean Incher took out the prestigious Hypro Murray Valley Yard Dog Championships at the Henty Machinery Field Days last week...Read More

New season lambs lift AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering

INCREASED new season lamb listings underpinned an 87 percent surge in the AuctionsPlus sheep and lamb offering last week...Read More

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GRDC adds $20M to Australia’s research capacity

Applications open on Friday for GRDC grants to help fund infrastructure projects in the area of research. ..Read More

First deliveries arrive from winter-crop harvest

Australia's winter-crop harvest has started in CQ, and kick-off in other regions is expected roughly 10-14 days later than normal due to mild and wet conditions...Read More

Louis Dreyfus Asia buys Emerald Grain

Louis Dreyfus is buying Emerald Grain and its assets, which include seven up-country storage sites and Melbourne's only grain terminal...Read More

Recognition, learning at Australian Agronomy Conference + PICS

The 20th Australian Agronomy is being held in Toowoomba and its 400 delegates are hearing the latest in research and ideas, and applauding some of their peers' achievements...Read More

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