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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Sweeping changes, as Teys Australia transitions into new management era

A SERIES of senior management changes are about to unfold at Teys Australia, representing the biggest transitional adjustment seen since the Teys Brothers processing business merged with Cargill Australia almost..Read More

CCA announces new Policy Council members

The members of Cattle Council of Australia's new Pilot Policy Council have met in Canberra for the first time this week...Read More

Dramatic fall in South American exports to China this year could lift global beef prices

Beef exports out of South America could fall by anywhere from 7pc to 10pc this year, with a further 5pc next year, stakeholders participating in this week’s ABARES 2021 online..Read More

Golden scholarship opportunity for young ag uni student

A great opportunity exists for young students enrolled in a tertiary course in agriculture or a related discipline to receive not only financial but valuable industry support  through the Trevor..Read More

Sheep Central

Sheep meat prices to track delayed African Swine Fever recovery

A DELAYED Chinese recovery from African Swine Fever, strong ongoing global lamb and mutton demand, and higher beef prices point to continued high prices for Australian sheep producers this decade,…..Read More

WoolProducers confirms Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia will launch a ‘Trust in Australian Wool’ campaign on 18 March complete with its own handbook, interactive website, and links to other sites and..Read More

Bianca is milking Merinos for her latest research project

MERINO milk quality and its impact on ram reproductive potential is the next project of University of Adelaide researcher Bianca Agenbag...Read More

Consumers enlisted to flesh out goat meat quality parameters

GOAT meat quality parameters and consumer preferences will be fleshed out with a new research study at the University of New England...Read More

Grain Central

What will the Inland Rail mean for the grain industry?

The 1700-kilometre Inland Rail project under construction between Melbourne and Brisbane will open up new logistics opportunities for the grain industry...Read More

Golden scholarship opportunity for young ag uni student

opportunity exists for young students enrolled in a tertiary course in agriculture or a related discipline to receive not only financial but valuable industry support  through the Trevor Schoorl Memorial..Read More

Murray-Darling Water Efficiency Program to close

The Federal Government is replacing its Water Efficiency Program with an Off-farm Efficiency Program for state-based projects and for farmers as a means of providing water for environmental purposes...Read More

NSW to lift ban on use of GM crops from July

New South Wales is to lift its moratorium on GM crops in July. The news has drawn mixed but mostly positive responses from voices in industry, research and lobby groups...Read More

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