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Whether you're a first-time flyer or in the market for a serious autonomous aircraft, you need to read our robotics engineer's guide to finding the drone that best suits your application.
If Australia is to do its bit to help avoid the global food crisis, we need to work collaboratively to turn the flood of ag-related information gathered by sensors, satellites and the like (collectively known as 'big data') into tools farmers can use to support better decision-making, say experts including the Australian Farm Institute's Mick Keogh and NSW Farmers' David Eyre.
Aided by NSW Farmers Energy Innovation Team, the owners of 6,000-head Gundamain Feedlot in central NSW identified opportunities to save energy and costs on-farm amounting to an estimated $60,000 per annum, with the biggest savings coming from installing solar PV and large-capacity battery storage.
From a driverless ‘Greenbot’ to a sensor-driven precision nozzle, a tractor-mounted soil mapper to an independently-functioning e-rake, cutting-edge technology unveiled at the most recent Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, is set to make farming almost automatic – though there'll still be grunt work to do.