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Jun 21 2021

Interview with GrainGrowers CEO David McKeon

The grains sector has long been a vanguard of innovation in our ag sector, so in celebration of Whole Grain Week (21-27 June), we spoke to GrainGrowers CEO David McKeon about what’s on the horizon for...

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Mar 02 2021

Agtech perspectives: Tim Neale, precision agriculture expert

Tim Neale’s experience with agtech is two decades in the making. Through his company DataFarming he is working with over 20,000 farms to implement precision agriculture solutions. Tim is passionate about agtech adoption by...

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Feb 09 2021

Farmers perspective on agtech: Andrew Whitlock

In our latest blog we hear how farmer and founder of Precision Agriculture Pty Ltd, Andrew Whitlock, is using agtech to better understand soil health and how farmers can harness technology to...

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Jan 28 2021

Farmer Perspective: What To Consider When Shopping for Agtech

There are many agtech products out on the market now, so how do you ask the right questions to get the product that suits your needs? We spoke to Tim Rethus, a...

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Jan 15 2021

All about SMART Farms – Sustainable, Manageable, Accessible, Rural Technologies

Agtech and research SMART Farms go hand in hand, testing a range of technologies, and developing cutting-edge new tech in partnership with ag industries. We explore the benefits ofSMART Farms for producers and...

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Dec 03 2020

Monitoring technologies delivering animal welfare outcomes

Our feature story looks at emerging technologies such as sensors, machine vision, machine listening and robotic surveillance, which have found a place in the growing field of agtech for animal health. Animal...

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Nov 20 2020

Smart pasture tools to build paddock potential

Pasture is one of the most important assets in dairy and livestock production systems, yet few producers measure their pastures in a meaningful way with, for example, only one in ten dairy...

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Nov 06 2020

Tech fuels growth in Queensland agriculture

November is Queensland Agtech Month, designed to showcase the growing community of innovators working in Queensland agriculture and encourage overseas investors. We interviewed three different people involved in agtech in Queensland to get...

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Oct 23 2020

Tech solutions for grain storage

Growers spend significant time and money throughout the season to ensure high-yielding crops with good protein or oil levels. So once the crops are harvested, it is important to protect that investment....

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Oct 08 2020

Technology delivers a data harvest

Spring means harvest time is approaching for many of Australia’s grain cropping regions, and after a number of very dry and disappointing years, growers finally have something to look forward to. While...

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