Drones and automated vehicles

Drones find rising role in precision agriculture

Agriculture continues to be one of the major growth sectors in the adoption of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), fuelling the development and release of drone systems tailored specifically to agricultural applications…Read More

Grain Central, July 16, 2020

Electric tractors and machinery – the time has arrived

A study into the future of electric vehicles and robotics in agriculture has found that the move is on to develop electric farm vehicles…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 10, 2020

SA farmer’s Nuffield study highlights precision ag value

A Nuffield Scholarship equipped South Australian farmer, Mark Branson, with the knowledge required to further explore precision agriculture technology on his farm at Stockport…Read More

Grain Central, July 9, 2020

Russia launches world’s largest self-drive machinery project

Russian machinery designers are set to begin the large-scale introduction of an autonomous driving system for agricultural machinery, including harvesters, tractors and sprayers…Read More

Grain Central, May 26, 2020

Innovative ag tech ideas showcased at AgTeCH2019 + PICS

The latest in high-tech innovations, from farming robots to precision earthworks controllers, were on display at this year’s AgTeCH2019 at Emerald in Central Queensland…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 14, 2019

Driverless machinery, drones – tech revolution gathers pace: AgTeCH2019

When will driverless tractors become commonplace on Australian farms? How far away is the widespread adoption of drones? These were some of the questions raised at AgTeCH2019…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 13, 2019

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

Agtech jobs on offer in SwarmFarm Robotics expansion

A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland to help SwarmFarm Robotics undertake the expansion of their business…Read More

Grain Central, July 23, 2019

Skeleton weed under drone spotlight

Drones have been taking to the skies across the Western Australian Wheatbelt in a bid to improve surveillance and control of a key agricultural pest plant, skeleton weed…Read More

Grain Central, June 11, 2019

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