Ag Tech

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

UPL, TeleSense partners to reduce waste, boost farm profits

UPL Ltd and TeleSense have announced a collaboration which will help TeleSense strengthen its sales channel by introducing monitoring solutions for post-harvest commodity storage and transport to multiple stakeholders across the agriculture value chain…Read More

Grain Central, February 1, 2021

Drones and AI detect soybean maturity with high accuracy

Researchers have been able to predict soybean maturity date within two days using drone images and artificial intelligence, greatly reducing the need for boots on the ground…Read More

Grain Central, December 11, 2020

CSIRO releases updated farming app to assess carbon market options

Farmers can now better understand the potential opportunities from carbon-reducing activities using a farming tool developed by CSIRO…Read More

Grain Central, December 11, 2020

Aussie WiFi solutions recognised by US agtech competition

An Australian company focused on resolving inadequate internet and phone connectivity in rural and remote Australia has claimed one of the top prizes in a US food and ag-tech competition…Read More

Grain Central, November 24, 2020

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