Instant crop N analysis to boost fertiliser efficiency

The Croptune app is available for a range of crops including wheat, rice and cotton to gauge plant nitrogen needs during the growing season…Read More

beefcentral, November 28, 2022

National appetite for ConstraintID in spotlight

Sufficient interest from growers and consultants could see a web-based tool used to help identify soil constraints roll out beyond NSW and Queensland…Read More

Liz Wells, September 29, 2022

GoMicro’s AI sows seeds for objective assessment

Hand-held technology developed by Adelaide and Singapore-based company GoMicro is enabling objective assessment of grain and pulse samples…Read More

beefcentral, September 28, 2022

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

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Six take-home messages from Japanese Wagyu export beef showcase

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Large goat processing numbers expected, as price drops

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Supermarkets urged to dissociate from animal welfare benchmark

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Pulse slows on fractionation plant progress

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ANZ report charts rise and rise of Aus ag

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CBH sets more supply-chain records

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Groups calls for hands off on fuel tax credits

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