Ag Tech

Paddock grain testing company working on soil carbon tool

An agtech company, which is building a name for its paddock grain testing tool, is developing similar devices for leaf and soil carbon levels…Read More

Eric Barker, 05/07/2022

How the agtech sector is navigating connectivity issues

As the livestock industry becomes more reliant on technology to automate tasks and improve production systems, connectivity is still proving to be an issue for the growing agtech industry…Read More

Eric Barker, 27/06/2022

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, 23/06/2022

Hopes for farm-wide wi-fi within 18 months

A university research collaboration with Australian agtech start-up Zetifi is aiming to deliver farm-wide wi-fi using tractors, trucks and passenger vehicles as roaming access points within 18 months…Read More

Beef Central, 17/01/2022

Swiss hills alive with Aussie ear-tags

The old-fashioned Swiss cow bell is getting a high-tech upgrade courtesy of Australian developed ear tag technology…Read More

James Nason, 16/12/2021

Farmbot water monitor sales boost, with more than 5000 units sold

Australian agtech brand Farmbot has now sold more than 5,000 water monitoring units, with the company saying the COP26 summit in Glasgow has boosted sales in recent weeks.
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Beef Central, 09/11/2021

Assisted reality goggles finding a place in lotfeeding and processing

While virtual reality and augmented reality have been all the talk in the Ag Tech sector in recent years, assisted reality has started to find a practical position in the beef industry…Read More

Eric Barker, 25/10/2021

Smart navigation lifts visibility of livestock shipping operations

Most “ag tech” in the livestock industry is focused on the paddock, but one piece of smart technology has been delivering a range of gains for the sector on the open ocean…Read More

James Nason, 19/10/2021

Telstra invests $1m into agtech brand Farmbot

Telstra has invested $1 million into well-known agtech brand Farmbot, leading a $2.7 million capital raising by the company. Farmbot provides remote water monitoring and management services for livestock producers ..Read More

Beef Central, 11/10/2021

Applications open for 2022 EvokeAg agtech start up program

Applications are open for the 2022 evokeAG Startup Program, which aims to expand the network of emerging agtech entrepreneurs across Australia..Read More

Beef Central, 06/10/2021

Electric trucks on the radar as industry pushes for planning

Preparing for electric trucks has come on the radar of the transport industry, with the Australian Trucking Association partnering with the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) to push for a long-term plan to transition away from the diesel motor…Read More

Beef Central, 21/09/2021

What producers should check before investing in agtech

Founding director of the Australian Agtech Association, Andrew Coppin, offers a check-list that producers should follow before investing in agtech..Read More

Andrew Coppin*, 01/09/2021

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