Processing technologies

What can virtual reality do for Australian agriculture?

The potential for augmented and virtual reality to transform agricultural supply chains will be explored at a Melbourne conference in July…Read More

Grain Central, May 13, 2019

Protecting the ‘right to be forgotten’ in the age of blockchain

One of the key selling points of blockchain is that once data is added to the chain, it can’t be changed or removed. But this same immutability makes blockchain problematic in a world of heightened privacy laws. The tension between blockchain and the right to be forgotten will only increase…Read More

Raja Jurdak, CSIRO; Ali Dorri, UNSW; and Salil S. Kanhere, UNSW, November 27, 2018

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

AgTech Finder compares range of products

Australian producers can search, sort and compare hundreds of available agtech products with just a few clicks of the mouse thanks to a new digital platform, AgTech Finder…Read More

Grain Central, August 15, 2019

NSW ag-tech startups bound for India

Five ag-tech startups from NSW have been selected to travel to India in October with the NSW DPI to promote their technology in the world’s fastest growing economy…Read More

Grain Central, August 12, 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

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

A predictive model developed by Cornell University is designed to help irrigators make more informed decisions about when and how much to irrigate…Read More

Grain Central, August 9, 2019

Canary Islands to Toowoomba – the scientist driving innovation in canola

From a childhood in the Canary Islands to a high-tech seed production business in Toowoomba, David Tabah is leading a canola breeding program racing to control the disease blackleg…Read More

Grain Central, September 10, 2019

National pulse crop at 1.69Mt seen down on last year: Pulse Australia

Australia’s major pulse crops are forecast to yield 1.69 million tonnes (Mt), down from 1.8Mt harvested last year, according to the latest Pulse Australia crop report…Read More

Grain Central, September 9, 2019

Bilby bounces into oats industry

An oat variety developed in South Australia promises to be a healthier option for consumers and offer significant benefits for farmers…Read More

Jessica Bassano, September 9, 2019

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