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Sensing+™: a new microclimate data decision-making system

Sensing+™: a new microclimate data decision-making system

Australian company The Yield recently launched a new microclimate predictions system for growers of wine grapes and other climate-sensitive crops. Known as Sensing+™, the system combines sensing hardware, AI and grower-friendly mobile apps to enable “faster, more informed decision-making”.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 15th Feb 2018
PhD scholarship in virtual fencing

PhD scholarship in virtual fencing

Are you an ag, vet or animal sciences grad keen to contribute to a cutting-edge collaborative research project? Apply by 20 February for this $30,000 scholarship in virtual fencing at the Dairy Research Foundation.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 10th Feb 2017
Coming of age: Robots on farms

Coming of age: Robots on farms

An army of ag-bots is on the march, set to transform farming, with semi- and fully-automated ag operations already popping up all over the planet. The Australian Centre for Field Robotics at The University of Sydney is at the forefront of the agricultural robotics revolution.
SciDev.Net, Published 13th Dec 2016
Precision farming: harnessing technology to feed the world

Precision farming: harnessing technology to feed the world

Goldman Sachs' Jerry Revich talks about the power of new technology to help farmers feed billions more people by 2050 and beyond.
Published 21st Nov 2016
World Drone Challenge: seeking UAVs that work for farmers

World Drone Challenge: seeking UAVs that work for farmers

A brace of Toowoomba-based entrepreneurs has received the thumbs-up from CASA for their inaugural global drone-developers' challenge, which they hope will help convince farmers and legislators that UAV use is safe, reliable and effective. More than $100,000 in prize money and some top research spots are up for grabs.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 20th Nov 2016
New high-tech horticultural hub set to boost sector’s productivity

New high-tech horticultural hub set to boost sector’s productivity

A new high-technology hub at The University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics will help prepare Australia’s horticulture sector us for a more efficient, productive and profitable future.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 9th Oct 2016
Drone-buyers' guide: how to find the right drone for any activity

Drone-buyers' guide: how to find the right drone for any activity

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.
Cameron Owen, Published 7th Oct 2016
The Digital Homestead: is the future of livestock farming based in the cloud?

The Digital Homestead: is the future of livestock farming based in the cloud?

CSIRO and JCU researchers have been developing cutting-edge ICT – wi-fi sensor networks, data analytics and rural connectivity – that has potential to boost returns to Australia’s northern beef farmers, and potentially, to other livestock agribusinesses.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 8th Apr 2016
Smart tech tool promises greater certainty to African farmers

Smart tech tool promises greater certainty to African farmers

A smart new tool developed by Zimbabwean agricultural researchers could help smallholder farmers across Africa- and the world- identify the nutrients needed by any crops in any field, anytime, via mobile phone.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd Feb 2016
Lasers vs birds: new, high-tech ways to fend off aerial invaders

Lasers vs birds: new, high-tech ways to fend off aerial invaders

Farmers fending off geese, galahs, white cockatoos and other avian pests take note: this cutting-edge Dutch technology could be the solution.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 20th Nov 2015

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