Ag Tech

Positive start to WA electric weed control trials

WA grain growers and others in primary industries are set to benefit from Australian trials of a device that kills weeds with electricity…Read More

Grain Central, August 8, 2022

More industry support needed to breach agtech divide

Growers need more on-farm support and a clear framework from regulators and industry if they are to be more open to adopting digital agtech and data-driven farming practices, according to QUT research…Read More

Emma Alsop, July 18, 2022

US investor launches agtech fund, Vic headquarters

SVG Ventures has announced it will establish a headquarters in Melbourne and launch a $50M venture fund to facilitate agtech sector growth in Australia and New Zealand…Read More

Grain Central, July 18, 2022

SA project to trace grain from paddock to brewery

South Australian grain growers will participate in a new collaboration between Coopers Brewery, Grain Producers SA and AgTech company Trust Provenance, which will see barley tracked and traced from paddock-to-beverage…Read More

Grain Central, July 11, 2022

VR nitrogen delivers for diverse NSW growers

A DataFarming webinar heard how growers keen to maximise their spend on nitrogen and navigate seasonal issues are using variable-rate applications in different scenarios…Read More

Liz Wells, July 4, 2022

New agtech to ensure more uniform pulse classification

South Australian husband and wife team Andrew Hannon and Anna Falkiner are working towards creating a more uniform pulse classification system, with their artificial intelligence-based technology, Cropify…Read More

Emma Alsop, July 1, 2022

Agtech can help with labour shortage, conference hears + PICS

For the past five years, agtech companies have been popping up across the country, pitching new and improved ways to solve problems on farm…Read More

Eric Barker, June 23, 2022

Agrifood Summit hears tech aids safety, sustainability

Technology is key to the future of farming sustainability and shouldn’t be feared by growers and young people interested in starting a career in agriculture…Read More

Emma Alsop, June 6, 2022

Australian agtech to help regenerate US farmland

Australian biotech company VRM Biologik has announced a partnership with agronomy and farm data group FarmLab to help American farmers regenerate land…Read More

Grain Central, March 16, 2022

Groundbreaking platform builds digital to maximise yields, optimise sustainability

A collaboration between Australian ag-tech startup Agronomeye, Microsoft and CSIRO will aim to unlock the full value of on-farm data, enabling farmers to optimise profitability and sustainability…Read More

Grain Central, December 16, 2021

Crops in space: Aussie ingenuity could feed astronauts on missions to Mars

Crop monitoring and production systems developed in Australia could one day be providing the on-board food supplies that will be needed to sustain astronauts on future space flights to distant planets…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 29, 2021

Agtech data key to verifying ag’s sustainability credentials

The stockpile of data that farmers have been accumulating over the years will become an increasingly valuable resource as agriculture moves to meet the demands of a more sustainably-conscious world…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 10, 2021

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