Technology

Review recommends 10 changes to regional telecommunications

A Government pulse check of regional telecommunications has made 10 recommendations to improve the service experience of regional, rural and remote users.
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Beef Central, December 6, 2018

Confidence/connectivity constraints hold back farm IT adoption

Better internet connectivity and a targeted education process that demystifies the digital world are desperately needed to give farmers the confidence to fire up the on-farm automation revolution…Read More

Jon Condon, March 9, 2018

Laser probe designed to assess meat quality attracts meat science interest

Australian research into the use of a hand-held laser probe to measure meat quality traits has featured in an international reference book for food scientists…Read More

Beef Central, January 15, 2018

Next generation bandsaw takes workplace safety to another level + VIDEO

Bandsaws have a reputation for being one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in use in any meat processing, meat-cutting or wholesale/retail butchery establishment. But new technology is providing WH&S solutions which take operator safety when using bandsaws to a whole new level…Read More

Jon Condon, September 29, 2017

Ag tech: Data-led innovation drives international award win

A collaboration involving MLA and commercial cattle partners in Queensland has been awarded the inaugural Hitachi Transformation Award for its work in using data to help drive innovation in the red meat industry…Read More

Beef Central, September 22, 2017

Digital agriculture to provide value throughout the supply chain

The value of data, how to capture its benefits and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute in Melbourne starting this morning…Read More

Beef Central, June 16, 2017

Watching underground water on the web

An open access Water Atlas has gone online, giving the general public a 3D view of groundwater data from eastern Australia’s Surat Basin…Read More

Beef Central, December 12, 2016

Collars help to identify individual pasture intake of cattle

Research using sensors and wireless networks to measure individual feed intake and efficiency of livestock in a commercial grazing environment is underway in NSW…Read More

Beef Central, December 5, 2016

Technology: Next-gen water monitoring system uses satellite data transfer

Advances in electronic technologies have paved the way for a new stock water monitoring system using satellite-based data transfer instead of ground-based systems to be launched onto the market…Read More

Jon Condon, November 30, 2016

MDC, SproutX join forces to encourage red meat tech innovation

Meat & Livestock Australia subsidiary the MLA Donor Company (MDC) has teamed up with Australia’s first national agtech innovation hub, SproutX, to encourage entrepreneurs and startups to solve some of the biggest issues facing the red meat and livestock industry, through new technology, ideas and data…Read More

Beef Central, November 15, 2016

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