World’s-best pest ID emerges from Australian AI

WA scientists have trained AI to identify insect pests faster than anything else in the techno-sphere, creating a world-beating insect detector…Read More

Susan Webster, May 24, 2023

Grain AI: Cropify, Indyn, FOSS forge varying paths

In this last of our four-story series, Grain Central looks at Cropify, Indyn and FOSS and where they are up to in terms of grain assessment…Read More

Liz Wells, May 15, 2023

Grain AI: GoMicro shapes up as farmers’ friend

GoMicro is being road-tested on farm and beyond for its ability to assess lentils, and variants for wheat and other commodities are in the pipeline…Read More

Liz Wells, May 2, 2023

Grain AI: ZoomAgri brings insights to barley ID

In the second story in our series, we look at ZoomAgri and how it is bringing AI to seed company InterGrain, and to maltsters including Coopers and Malteurop…Read More

Liz Wells, April 26, 2023

Grain AI: Cautious adoption under way

In this first in a series, Grain Central looks at AI as Australian and offshore companies ramp up development of systems to classify grain, and links within the supply chain…Read More

Liz Wells, April 24, 2023

SWAT lands in Australia to add depth to soil intel

Australian growers and agronomists can gain new insights into soil constraints through SWAT mapping as developed by Canadian agtech company Croptimistic Technology…Read More

Liz Wells, April 6, 2023

SwarmFarm raises $12M in offshore, local capital

A $12M capital injection will fund growth and development of SwarmBot technology and a SwarmConnect integrated autonomy system for CQ company SwarmFarm…Read More

beefcentral, February 15, 2023

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Fires devastate Texas Panhandle

The Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma regions of the United States face devastation due to several huge wildfires that have burned more than one million acres of farmland and ranchland...Read More

Researchers create lithium batteries with cow hair

Scientists at Conicet, Argentina's National Scientific and Technical Research Agency, and the National University of Cordoba have been able to use cow hair to make lithium-sulphur batteries that they say..Read More

Woolworths’ Greenstock appoints GM for livestock sourcing and producer partnerships

Woolworths’ stand-alone red meat supply chain business, Greenstock, has made a key appointment to its leadership team, with former grains industry executive Felicity Coventry appointed general manager of strategic livestock..Read More

The unique magic of an Argentine Open polo final, where a Tasmanian mare shines

I know very little about polo but what I can state for certain is that watching 10 goal players mounted on the best horses in the world in the Open..Read More

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Wool growers ponder how to make Merino great again

AUSTRALIA’s Merino sheep industry needs to demonstrate continuous improvement to regain the acres lost to cropping and other commodities, growers were told at a Balmoral Breeders sire evaluation field day..Read More

Small thoughts on Merino breeding, suint and wool

VICTORIAN sheep producer, former garment processor and industry educational leader Peter Small shares his impressions of the Balmoral Breeders sire evaluation field day in western Victoria on Friday. ..Read More

NFF calls for farmer feedback on supermarket behaviour

AUSTRALIA’S peak farmer body has called for farmers to come forward and provide feedback on their experiences with supermarkets to the Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices...Read More

Recruitment: The rising importance of a best friend at work

WHETHER employed in the office, in the paddock or online, having a ‘best friend’ at work contributes to a thriving employee experience and to communication, commitment and other outcomes, research..Read More

Grain Central

GrainCorp train loads at Croppa Creek after six-year hiatus

GrainCorp trains are running north of Moree for the first time in six years to mark a milestone on the N2NS section of Inland Rail...Read More

Recruitment: The increasing importance of a best friend at work

Whether employed in the office, in the paddock or online, having a ‘best friend’ at work contributes to a thriving employee experience and to communication, commitment and other outcomes, research..Read More

Nutrien announces fertiliser workaround after Kwinana fire

NUTRIEN Ag Solutions has announced a broader plan to ensure farmers in Western Australia receive their granular fertiliser for the season ahead, following an industrial fire at Kwinana Bulk Jetty…..Read More

Australian Grain Export branches out with Integra Foods

SA business Australian Grain Export is set to open its next chapter in coming months with the launch of protein-powder production...Read More

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