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

RED MEAT 2019: “I can check my pastures while I eat my Weet-Bix”

One year ago Meat & Livestock Australia and Carwoola Pastoral Company near Canberra joined forces to put a wide range of ag tech products to the practical and economical test on the property. What were the findings?..Read More

beefcentral, November 20, 2019

New digital ag research station to help future-proof farms

Drones, remote monitoring and advanced data analytics will provide scientists unprecedented accuracy in studying crops and farming systems able to cope with climate change, at the new Boorowa Agriculture Research Station, opened by Australia’s national science agency CSIRO this week…Read More

beefcentral, November 9, 2019

Early adopter program aims to link farmers with agtech providers

A national entrepreneurial development program for primary producers is calling for innovative producers to throw their hat in the ring. The Farmers2Founders (F2F) Early Adopter Program has been designed for forward-thinking producers who want tech solutions for on-farm issues, and want to work with tech companies to ensure these solutions are the best they can be…Read More

beefcentral, November 4, 2019

Qld AgTech Month – Full list and links to events

When the organisers of several AgTech focused events in Queensland in November first realised how many similar events were being held throughout the same State during the same month, they started to worry – would the competing events counteract and work against each other?..Read More

beefcentral, October 24, 2019

Sean Starling leaves MLA

Sean Starling, the senior executive who has led Meat & Livestock Australia’s Research and Development and innovation programs for the past three years, has left the organisation in a surprise departure…Read More

beefcentral, October 3, 2019

Webinar: Why November is Queensland Ag Tech Month – Oct 22

If you’re interested in AgTech in Australia and the various ways in which it can increase efficiency and profitability of Australian farming or for your own agricultural business, then Queensland will be the place to be in November…Read More

beefcentral, October 3, 2019

Food agility project seeks to tackle substitution and fraud in beef exports

Three tonnes of Australian export beef packed out of the Northern Cooperative Meat Co plant at Casino NSW earlier this year is claimed to have been the first export beef to be tracked and verified using blockchain and Internet of Things technologies…Read More

Jon Condon, October 3, 2019

FarmGate Auctions announces inaugural online cattle sale

A new mobile auction site for selling catle will conduct its inaugural online sale early next month. ..Read More

beefcentral, September 19, 2019

Blockchain-enabled transaction platform brings faster payments, reduced costs

Australia’s booming agtech scene is attracting attention from domestic and international investors. With its disruptive approach to logistics and the supply chain, some think the AgriDigital blockchain-enabled transaction platform may be the first local start-up to scale into a globe-straddling behemoth…Read More

beefcentral, September 17, 2019

Call for entries for evokeAG agtech startup program

Four fresh opportunities for agrifood tech startups to make their mark will be unearthed at next February’s evokeAG conference event in Melbourne. Startups at the 18-19 February event will be able to showcase their ideas to an international audience, build their customer base and help solve today’s global agricultural challenges…Read More

beefcentral, August 26, 2019

Young ag guns to shine light on big issues at evokeAG.2020 

Eight young innovative rural leaders with a passion for agriculture have been selected to take part in evokeAG. 2020, the Asia Pacific’s largest agrifood tech event…Read More

beefcentral, August 6, 2019

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