Drones and automated vehicles

Drones join search for skeleton weed

Drones will join in the search across WA farmlands this summer for skeleton weed which can tie up nitrogen and soil moisture, and cut crop yields…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2019

Recruitment: Technology adoption in agriculture creates changing trends in jobs market

Agriculture is now undergoing its third major revolution from mechanical and scientific revolutions into the digital agriculture age, leading to an explosive demand for candidates possessing technology skills to fill the job market…Read More

Ray Johnson, Agricultural Appointments, August 12, 2019

Crop assessment project proves drone accuracy

Drone technology can improve crop research capabilities and offer more efficient methods for plant breeders, pre-breeding researchers and growers…Read More

Andrew Spence, August 5, 2019

Russian self-drive technology adapted for grain harvesters

Russia’s largest agricultural holding, Rusagro, will collaborate with autonomous driving software developer, Cognitive Technologies, to develop self-driving technologies for grain harvesters…Read More

Grain Central, July 31, 2019

The future has arrived at AgTeCH 2019

AgTeCH 2019, the largest regionally-based dedicated agtech forum in Australia, is set to take centre stage in the Central Queensland town of Emerald on Wednesday, November 6…Read More

Grain Central, October 24, 2019

SwarmFarm teams with Roesner to build autonomous fertiliser spreader

CQ-based SwarmFarm Robotics has signed a memorandum of understanding with WA-based Roesner to develop a fully autonomous fertiliser spreader…Read More

Grain Central, October 17, 2019

Digital connectivity crucial to boost rural inclusion

A Resilient Regions Week session in Toowoomba heard rural Queensland’s digital inclusion rate lags that of large cities, and needs to be addressed if agriculture wants to keep abreast with other sectors…Read More

Liz Wells, October 4, 2019

Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

A unique new facility launched today at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination…Read More

Grain Central, September 20, 2019

Grant applications closing for innovative agricultural projects

Applications for the 2020 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry close on Friday 4 October 2019…Read More

Grain Central, September 20, 2019

Surveillance technology to ramp up intelligence on pests, diseases

A revolutionary mobile surveillance unit is about to be deployed to gather intelligence on plant pests and diseases…Read More

Grain Central, September 17, 2019

Taking innovative ideas to the next level

A series of workshops across the nation will provide the advice and impetus for growers with innovative concepts to progress their ideas to the next level…Read More

Grain Central, September 3, 2019

Making sense of remote sensing data

Scientists have developed a tool to analyse leafing patterns of plants based on remote camera data, overcoming many of the laborious and error-prone practices of manual observation…Read More

Grain Central, August 16, 2019

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