Agtech: Artificial Intelligence trial tracks JBS beef from paddock to plate

A ground-breaking trial underway with the nation’s largest red meat exporter, JBS Australia, is using sensors, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain to provide a data trail for the industry and consumers – all the way from paddock to plate…Read More

Jon Condon, February 10, 2020

Camera-based MSA carcase grading primed for launch

Teys Australia is set to be the first processor to implement E+V camera-based MSA grading, at its Wagga Wagga facility in NSW…Read More

Jon Condon, February 6, 2020

Sheep condition scoring tool could aid flock recovery

A hand-held sheep condition scoring device that could play a key part in lifting reproduction to rebuild the national flock needs a commercial investor…Read More

Terry Sim, February 1, 2020

New detection technologies and site-specific control advance fight against weeds

The site-specific weed control technology arena is pretty crowded at the moment with many companies and research bodies working hard to find the ultimate commercial products, but it won’t be long before there are paddock-ready options available to growers for both herbicide and non-herbicide control tools..Read More

AgTech Central, January 22, 2020

Technology uptake recognised in meat processor’s Woolies supplier award

A strong emphasis on technology adoption was recognised last week when Victorian red meat processor Frewstal was announced as Woolworths’ protein supplier of the year for 2019. ..Read More

Jon Condon, December 10, 2019

Farm Machinery: K-Line sold | NH acquires ATI | RDO takes over Vanderfield | Agritechnica + more

Latest technology news and insights from the Farm Machinery world..Read More

Neil Lyon, December 6, 2019

Hungry Jacks founder Jack Cowin says farmers can capitalise on new diets

‘The burgers are better at Hungry Jacks’ and now, according to the Founder of the fast food chain, they are also better for our world. And whilst the recent release of the plant-based Rebel Whopper has attracted a new customer base, Jack Cowin’s primary ambition is to produce more of these economical alternative proteins in Australia, leading to additional jobs and greater investment…Read More

beefcentral, December 2, 2019



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Transporters push for own FMD-style income smoothing scheme

Calls for the Australian Government to establish an income smoothing scheme for rural transport businesses, similar to the Farm Management Deposit scheme used by farming businesses across the country, are..Read More

Recruitment & HR: Labor appointees dominate Fair Work Commission ranks

Coalition Government appointees to the Fair Work Commission have been overwhelmingly frozen out of significant Full Bench determinations over the past three years, according to new analysis...Read More

EvokeAg speakers explore barriers to agtech uptake

Challenges surrounding the adoption of ag technologies by producers surfaced during discussion at a number of panel sessions held during Melbourne’s EvokeAg event this week...Read More

Producers share red meat’s story in new on-farm videos

Red meat producers feature in a series of new on-farm videos designed to showcase the industry’s strong environmental, social and animal welfare credentials to consumers...Read More

Sheep Central

$20m GIC payout to wool growers set for March

PAYMENTS to Australian wool growers from the liquidation of the Graziers’ Investment Company are expected to be made next month...Read More

Recruitment & HR: Labor appointees dominate Fair Work Commission ranks

Coalition Government appointees to the Fair Work Commission have been overwhelmingly frozen out of significant Full Bench determinations over the past three years, according to new analysis...Read More

Weekly rainfall wrap + rain outlook, 19 February 2020

A COASTAL trough produced moderate to heavy falls in south-east Queensland and eastern New South Wales, while moderate rainfall was recorded in northern Australia associated with surface troughs...Read More

Palgrove expands into southern NSW with Gilgal purchase

QUEENSLAND-BASED beef seedstock and commercial operation Palgrove has moved into southern New South Wales with its purchase of the historic Cootamundra holding Gilgal...Read More

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Traditional beef and plant-based meat can co-exist: Burger King’s Jack Cowin

Burger King founder Jack Cowin says the introduction of the plant-based Rebel Whopper burger last year had introduced new customers to the chain, rather than taking business away from conventional..Read More

Barngarla people join Free Eyre in SA grain port project

An historic agreement between the Barngarla people and developers of the proposed grain-only deepwater port in South Australia has been signed this week. ..Read More

First crop protection payment seen at $57.9M: GrainCorp

GrainCorp is expecting a payment of around $57.9M in coming months as its Crop Protection Contract kicks in on the back of low eastern Australian production, and as hopes..Read More

EvokeAg 2020: Plant-based and animal protein meat head on

The 'real meat' versus 'plant-based' foods debate was vigorously aired at this week's EvokeAg 2020 agri-technology conference in Melbourne...Read More

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