Ag Tech

Ag adoption of IoT accelerates in response to COVID

New research has found a rapid increase in the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in agriculture over the past year in response to Covid-19…Read More

Grain Central, September 29, 2021

What producers should check before investing in agtech

As the value of adopting on-farm agricultural technology continues to be realised, a range of government incentives are being rolled-out to encourage primary producers to invest in agtech…Read More

Andrew Coppin, September 2, 2021

Nationwide hunt begins for brightest agtech innovators

A new agtech hub based at Toowoomba in southern Queensland is preparing to scour Australia for innovative minds ready to solve real-world challenges in the agricultural industry…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2021

Code of Practice drives the future of autonomous farm machinery

Grain Producers Australia has started talks with the WA Government to seek formal endorsement and adoption of a new Code of Practice (COP) that will help drive the future use of autonomous farm machinery…Read More

Grain Central, August 5, 2021

Drone tech’s next big target: insect pest management

Unmanned aircraft systems are taking on some of the world’s biggest problems, including controlling insect pests…Read More

Grain Central, July 2, 2021

Cyber risks escalating for ag businesses large and small, expert warns

The agricultural sector is rapidly increasing its use of technology but falling behind in cyber security – making it the perfect target for cyber-attacks, experts warn…Read More

James Nason, June 17, 2021

What will the ag tech farm of the future look like?

The time is fast-approaching when farmers will be operating their businesses fully underpinned by automation, artificial intelligence and real-time data…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 14, 2021

‘Hands-free’ farm will be a landscape laboratory

Australia’s first automated ‘hands-free’ commercial farm in NSW will be a landscape laboratory to prove and promote the uptake of new precision and sustainable agriculture technology…Read More

Grain Central, June 14, 2021

What’s the secret to boosting ag tech adoption on Australian farms?

Developing ag tech products that save farmers time and money, securing venture capital and applying effective marketing strategies hold the key to increasing the adoption of ag tech by the agricultural sector…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 4, 2021

Start-up now analysing data for 22,000 farms

A desire to help agriculture businesses better adopt technology has led a Toowoomba company to deliver leading solutions around the world…Read More

Grain Central, May 28, 2021

Agriculture sets sights on space technologies

Agriculture is the next frontier for space tech, with billion-dollar opportunities to super-charge technology adoption for farmers over the next five to 10 years…Read More

Grain Central, April 21, 2021

Advances in satellite imagery unlock new era in crop management

Satellite imagery now has the capacity to provide farmers with time-critical data on crop performance and can even pre-empt problems long before they become apparent to the naked eye…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 19, 2021

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