Remote Monitoring

Spying on heifer grazing habits from space, using GPS collars

It is well known that the grazing habits of cattle differ between night and day, but the Self Herding Project at Kidman Springs in the NT has shed new light on what cattle get up to when they’re not being watched. Through a compilation of hourly GPS trackable collar ‘pings’ over several months, an animation of grazing behaviour pattern has been constructed
..Read More

beefcentral, September 5, 2019

GPS tracking devices help underpin animal production claims

GPS tracking devices aren’t just revolutionising livestock monitoring and offering up a solution to cattle theft – they’re also delivering guaranteed best practice certifications for consumers. Farming technology company IDS Australasia’s ‘GFARM’ tracker, which works hand-in-hand with livestock management tools to draw on real-time information, is now commercially available to producers…Read More

beefcentral, August 12, 2019

CQUni’s DataMuster boosts Argentina’s beef research 

An automated livestock management system developed by Central Queensland University has had its first international deployment, with two Argentinean research stations installing the system this week…Read More

beefcentral, July 31, 2019

App weighs cattle from metres away + VIDEO

A new smartphone accessory developed in Europe claims to be able to help farmers calculate the weight of cattle from meteres away in a paddock or feedlot with 95 percent accuracy, without having to run them over a set of scales…Read More

beefcentral, November 29, 2018

African ‘bred’ cattle tracking tag showcased at 400M conference

A livestock tracking system initially developed for the African rangelands is being adapted for application in the vast pastoral livestock spreads of Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 23, 2018

Ears a smart way to keep track of cattle

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and agtech startup Ceres Tag have created a new type of ‘fit bit’ to help farmers to keep track of where their livestock are and what they are doing…Read More

beefcentral, November 21, 2018

10,000 head in large-scale remote stock monitoring project

About 10,000 cattle on properties and feedlots in NSW will be fitted with commercially-available eartag monitoring devices as part of the largest real-time cattle health pilot ever conducted in Australia…Read More

beefcentral, September 10, 2018

Ag tech briefs: ‘Green light’ tag for animal health monitoring

‘Green light’ tag for animal health monitoring | $14m investment in farm management software developer | $500,000 fund to stimulate WA’s agtech | Great ag ideas abound in agrifood pitch session
..Read More

beefcentral, August 30, 2018

Ceres Tag smart ear tag set for commercial trial near Alice Springs

AgTech startup Ceres Tag Pty Ltd and the Caason Group will partner to conduct a trial of the Ceres Tag smart ear tag at Caason’s Aileron Pastoral Holdings near Alice Springs next year.

..Read More

beefcentral, August 12, 2018

Smart Trough wins Sheepvention award

Electronic eartag data for Victoria’s recently mandated sheep and goat electronic ID system could soon be captured by readers attached to stock water water troughs in paddocks. The AgMesh start-up, founded by Peter Higgins and Cormac Dolen, won the Sheep and Wool Innovation Award at Sheepvention held near Hamilton, VIC last week, for their Smart Trough…Read More

Jamie Lee Oldfield, August 11, 2018

Agtech Directory
Get Beef Central's news headlines emailed to you -