Animal ID and monitoring

Trough-mounted EID device reader wins Sheepvention award

Electronic eartag data for Victoria’s recently mandated sheep and goat electronic ID system could soon be captured by readers attached to stock water water troughs in paddocks. The AgMesh start-up, founded by Peter Higgins and Cormac Dolen, won the Sheep and Wool Innovation Award at Sheepvention held near Hamilton, VIC last week, for their Smart Trough…Read More

Jamie Lee Oldfield, August 11, 2018

Farm2Fork event livestream

Tune in for the latest ag innovation and knowledge from today’s Rabobank Farm2Fork Summit in Sydney – covering the latest developments impacting the agribusiness space, major trends across key commodities and insights from industry experts on sustainability, waste and technology…Read More

Beef Central, March 28, 2019

Agtech: Automated refuelling station has safety, efficiency implications + VIDEO

A robotic, automated refuelling station developed for mining industry use could one day find applications in agriculture…Read More

Beef Central, March 26, 2019

Sydney summit to explore sustainable future for agriculture

Agtech opportunities will feature strongly in an international food and agriculture summit to be held in Sydney next week, examining challenges and solutions for creating a sustainable future for farming and agriculture…Read More

Beef Central, March 21, 2019

Feedlot ration auto-delivery system shows promise + VIDEO

A prototype feed truck auto-delivery system, suitable for retrofitting on existing feed delivery trucks in feedlots, has been developed to ensure more consistent and efficient delivery of feed into bunks…Read More

Beef Central, March 8, 2019

14 young ag researchers share in $330,000 worth of grants

14 agricultural researchers have shared in $330,000 worth of grants through the Federal Government’s Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry annonced today. ..Read More

Beef Central, February 27, 2019

Is this Australia’s AgTech capital? + VIDEO

It’s a big claim but one agricultural technology specialist Jerome Leray is happy to defend…Read More

James Nason, February 25, 2019

Swarm Farm Robotics aims to break new AgTech ground + VIDEO

While Queensland farm-based ag tech company Swarm Farm Robotic Agriculture’s business  has been largely based on servicing the robotic needs of crop farmers, its founder and others now see potential uses for robots in horticulture, pasture and livestock systems…Read More

Terry Sim, February 22, 2019

Think global and engage is agtech message for start-ups and farmers

Some Australian agtech start-ups are not thinking big enough, according to venture capitalists at the evokeAG conference in Melbourne this week…Read More

Terry Sim, February 22, 2019

Interest in AgTech soaring as 1100 attend evokeAG event

Australia’s largest agrifood tech event – evokeAG – ignited in Melbourne on Wednesday with a sold-out crowd of more than 1100 delegates and a long list of domestic and international agtech investors and companies…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

EvokeAG: FarmLab making soil testing easy + VIDEO

FarmLab chief executive officer Sam Duncan began his pitch at the evokeAG conference in Melbourne with a smile and a simple message – we make soil testing easy…Read More

Terry Sim, February 20, 2019

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