A Government pulse check of regional telecommunications has made 10 recommendations to improve the service experience of regional, rural and remote users.
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 MoreJon Condon, March 9, 2018
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 MoreBeef Central, January 15, 2018
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 MoreJon Condon, September 29, 2017
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 MoreBeef Central, September 22, 2017
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 MoreBeef Central, June 16, 2017
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 MoreBeef Central, December 5, 2016
Cut through the acronyms and bureaucratic terminology in the new Johne’s rules and there is a simple, single message of which all cattle producers need to be aware…Read MoreJames Nason, June 26, 2017
What will the new Johne’s rules mean for drought-affected producers looking for agistment? Or feedlots buying cattle from hundreds of different vendors? Or Studs looking for recipient cattle for embryo transfer programs?
To assist producers and stakeholders in understanding forthcoming changes relating to Johne’s Disease in cattle, Animal Health Australia has provided the following information and answers to frequently asked questions: What..Read MoreBeef Central, June 26, 2017