Remote Monitoring

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

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
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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

First-of-its-kind sensor to provide water management visibility for farmers

Agtech companies Goanna Ag and Myriota have combined their fields of expertise to develop a remote monitoring, low-cost farm sensor solution for farmers. The solution will tackle one of Australian agriculture’s biggest challenges: the management and optimisation of on-farm water use…Read More

beefcentral, August 7, 2019

Ag to explore the potential of virtual and augmented reality technology

From the mining sector to the military, augmented and virtual reality, known as mixed reality, is being used in a range of settings that have the potential to be applied to Australian agriculture from on-farm, through processing and in retail…Read More

beefcentral, June 13, 2019

New analytics platform to help future-proof farms

CSIRO and rural technology start-up Digital Agriculture Services have launched a new software platform that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud-based geospatial technology to deliver reliable, independent and robust farm data and analytics…Read More

beefcentral, January 18, 2019

Over the moon: Myriota launches agtech satellite on SpaceX rocket

South Australian based startup Myriota has just launched its next-generation technology into space on a satellite the size of a loaf of bread. ..Read More

beefcentral, December 13, 2018

Sensors, drones, satellite feed cattle data dashboard + VIDEO

Sensors, drones, satellites and a digital analytics dashboard are being trialled by a large cattle producing company to make more objective decisions and predictions around pasture management, stocking rates and cattle turnoff…Read More

beefcentral, September 10, 2018

Understanding the barriers to technology adoption in beef

William Harrington is familiar with the benefits that technologies like remote water monitoring can have for cattle producing businesses. But change can be difficult for industry members, he says…Read More

beefcentral, September 4, 2018

New App gives farmers real-time crop yield estimate

Australian farmers for the first time can forecast grain yield at the touch of a button, thanks to a new smart phone app…Read More

beefcentral, June 1, 2018

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