Ag Tech

50pc rebates for smart farming tech available through $30 million On Farm Connectivity Program

Applications are open for Round 1 of the Albanese Government’s new On Farm Connectivity Program (OFCP) to increase the uptake of agtech to boost productivity, growth and sustainability of Australia’s primary producers…Read More

Beef Central, 11/12/2023

Sunshine Coast business wins Ag category award at Innovate with nbn 2023

A company helping butchers to monitor the cooking and cooling temperatures of all cooked/dried products was named as the Agriculture category winner of the 2023 Innovate with nbn Grants Program awards announced last night in Sydney…Read More

Beef Central, 27/11/2023

Drone survey a positive step towards better regulations for ag

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority is calling on producers using or intending to use drones for activities like mustering and spraying to help improve the regulatory framework…Read More

Beef Central, 01/11/2023

Prime time for drones on feral pig watch in NT

A Charles Darwin University (CDU) study has identified early evening, or a wet season morning, as the prime time for surveying feral pigs from sky-high drones, which could help land rangers to improve management of the stealthy and invasive animals…Read More

Beef Central, 20/10/2023

Norco launches AR game to give kids a taste of farm life

Australia’s oldest and largest dairy co-operative has developed an augmented reality game to help spread the word to children about where their food really comes from…Read More

Beef Central, 15/09/2023

EOFY deals focus on tractors, grain sensors, precision ag

Manufacturers are dangling some end-of-financial-year deal sweeteners in addition to Government tax-time measures for producers. ..Read More

Sue Webster, 29/06/2023

Australian agritech award winners announced

Innovators in the agritech sector have been acknowledged for their contributions to the adoption of on-farm and agri-food supply chain technology at the Australian Agritech Awards Gala in Sydney…Read More

Beef Central, 27/06/2023

Federal govt gives $11M tech boost to ag trade

The Federal Government has this week announced $11 million in funding via grants to improve Australia’s agricultural traceability systems and make it easier for producers to get their goods to consumers and overseas markets…Read More

Beef Central, 14/06/2023

New iPhone safety feature labelled potential ‘lifesaver for the bush’

In a move that has been welcomed as a potentially major step forward for safety in the rural sector, a new feature has today been activated in the latest generation of Apple iPhones available in Australia…Read More

Beef Central, 15/05/2023

Norco signs distribution agreement with Ceres Tag

Norco AgriSolutions has annonuceda new distribution agreement with animal welfare and location monitoring platform Ceres Tag…Read More

Beef Central, 09/05/2023

Artificial Intelligence awake and counting sheep

With human error a common problem in counting livestock, a new company is trialling artificial intelligence to generate more accurate numbers…Read More

Eric Barker, 08/05/2023

Smart ear tag delivers pasture feed intake breakthrough

The amount of pasture consumed by individual grazing animals can now be estimated accurately, smart ear tag manufacturer Ceres Tag has announced, enabling accelerated selection of higher performing animals on a range of economically and environmentally important traits…Read More

Beef Central, 20/04/2023

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