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

EvokeAg agtech event pushed back to 2022

COVID-19 concerns have pushed back agriculture’s largest annual agtech event, EvokeAg, by 12 months. Originally scheduled to take place in Perth early next year, organisers have this week postponed the next event until February, 2021…Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020

Gerry Harvey joins our upcoming webinar on agtech and tax planning issues

One of Australia’s highest-profile businessmen, Gerry Harvey, will feature in our upcoming agtech webinar, focussing on tax-time implications for technology investments in agriculture.   ..Read More

beefcentral, May 27, 2020

Cognitive Pilot developing open data for autonomous ag

Russian company Cognitive Pilot and Peschanokopsky Agrarian Group are working together to create an open dataset to foster global industry development of autonomous agricultural machinery. ..Read More

beefcentral, March 27, 2020

AgTech webinar: Options for a connected northern beef industry

This free webinar to be held on Monday, March 30, will explore current farm connectivity opportunities that provide best returns on effort and investment…Read More

beefcentral, March 23, 2020

GPS-enabled livestock monitoring tags reach the commercial market

A GPS-enabled cattle ear tag providing accurate and timely information about livestock location and movement has been commercially released for the first time…Read More

beefcentral, March 17, 2020

Could mobile phones take the place of agronomists?

With recent advances in the diagnostic capabilities of mobile phones, could they ultimately replace the role of agricultural consultants?..Read More

James Nason, March 6, 2020



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2020 Paddock to Palate: Palgrove, Russell Pastoral, McIntyre Agriculture, AA Co triumph

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Small Victorian meat processors exempt from COVID-19 cuts

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High wheat production ensures Australia’s grain security in COVID era

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