Ag Tech

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

Agtech: Understanding the value of on-farm sensors connected through low orbit satellite

A recent MLA research project sought to prove that adoption of reliable internet of things (IoT) networks could provide value to the livestock industry. The resounding feedback from participants in the project was that they see the highest level of value from IoT in the ability to remotely monitor water supply points (troughs and tanks) across their properties, as well as near-real time tracking of their livestock…Read More

Beef Central, 17/08/2021

What will the ag tech farm of the future look like?

The time is fast-approaching when farmers will be operating their businesses fully underpinned by automation, artificial intelligence and real-time data…Read More

Neil Lyon, 14/06/2021

What’s the secret to boosting ag tech adoption on Australian farms?

Developing ag tech products that save farmers time and money, securing venture capital and applying effective marketing strategies hold the key to increasing the adoption of ag tech by the agricultural sector…Read More

James Nason, 07/06/2021

Major forum to bring together agrifood innovators

Toowoomba will host a major agrifood innovation forum in June, which will help drive the adoption of AgTech…Read More

Beef Central, 29/04/2021

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, 19/04/2021

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