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How Isis Downs has tackled remote water monitoring

The manager of a large western Queensland cattle station has described how a significant company investment in remote water monitoring has led to a series of not only expected but also unexpected benefits for the large operation…Read More

James Nason, April 19, 2021

Mustering safely with drones at Beeac + VIDEO

Victcorian farmers Tom and Bill Alston use drones to take some of the stress and injury risk out of mustering sheep and cattle on their Beeac property in the state’s south-west…Read More

Beef Central, April 16, 2021

Levy funded research from 15 RDCs now searchable in one place

Farmers, researchers and businesses can now see levy funded research from all the Research and Development Corporations in one location…Read More

Beef Central, April 12, 2021

NSW, Vic farmers invited to trial Wi-Fi calling under Federal trial

Australian wireless networking company Zetifi has issued a call out for farmers in New South Wales and northern Victoria to express their interest in trialling Wi-Fi calling as part of a Federal Government-backed program to provide improved phone services for rural and remote areas…Read More

Beef Central, February 23, 2021

Agtech briefs: Beef production forecasting tool picks up $10,000 grant; US expansion for Aussie agtech success-story

A software development company based in remote Mareeba in far North Queensland has earned a $10,000 NBN grant for its beef production forecasting tool. In other agtech news, Australian developed livestock management software provider AgriWebb has announced its launch in the US…Read More

Beef Central, February 10, 2021

New service supports regional Aussies to solve phone & internet problems

Regional Australians can now access free, independent advice on the best internet and mobile phone connection for their work, study and lifestyle needs…Read More

Beef Central, December 14, 2020

Surgical robots may have application in red meat processing industry

Scientists are working to develop robotic principles that could help the red meat processing sector boost its global competitiveness – using technologies developed for use in human surgical procedures…Read More

Beef Central, November 25, 2020

Aussie start-up’s Wi-Fi solution picks up $500,000 prize in prestigious US agtech competition

An Australian company focused on resolving inadequate internet and phone connectivity in rural and remote parts of the country has claimed a US$500,000 prize in the hotly-contested US food and ag-tech competition, Grow-NY. ..Read More

Beef Central, November 24, 2020

World-first investigation raises ethical and policy challenges in using robots in agriculture

With automation poised to transform agriculture in Australia in the coming years, Monash University researchers have published the first-ever analysis of the ethical and policy issues raised by the use of robots in agriculture…Read More

Beef Central, November 22, 2020

Scientists develop ‘electronic nose’ to sniff out meat freshness

A team of scientists has invented an artificial olfactory system that mimics the mammalian nose to assess the freshness of meat accurately…Read More

Beef Central, November 11, 2020

Agtech: New online livestock trading platform launched

Agtech developer AXIchain has added a livestock trading component to its recently-launched meat trading platform, AXIchain Trader…Read More

Beef Central, November 10, 2020

WEBINAR: AgTech Month – making digital systems work for your business

Anyone interested in learning how digital solutions can benefit their agricultural enterprise is encouraged to register for a free AgTech webinar to kick start AgTech Month in November 2020…Read More

Beef Central, October 27, 2020

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