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Nutritional productivity key to food security

Nutritional productivity key to food security

With the global population projected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, concerns are being raised about the capacity of food production systems to meet human needs.
David Eyre, NSW Farmers, Published 18th Nov 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
Agrifood precincts can drive export growth

Agrifood precincts can drive export growth

Australia's niche in future agrifood markets may be  more as a super ‘deli’ and health goods store than as a food bowl.   Central to such a future is enabling farmers themselves to move up the value chain and sell their own...
David Eyre, NSW Farmers, Published 15th Sep 2016
New thinking needed about regional electricity supply

New thinking needed about regional electricity supply

It's time to think differently about how to supply electricity to regional industry. Renewables can and must play a key role but equally important is making better use of existing network infrastructure to facilitate load shedding and strategic feed in arrangements.
David Eyre, NSW Farmers, Published 24th Feb 2016
Battery capacity degradation in the Solar + Battery Financial Analysis Calculator

Battery capacity degradation in the Solar + Battery Financial Analysis Calculator

An explanation of the method used to account for battery capacity degradation in the NSW Farmers' PV + Battery Financial Analysis Calculator tool.
Published 23rd Feb 2016
Batteries are good news, but are they suitable for you?

Batteries are good news, but are they suitable for you?

No. This isn't about going off grid. But there are reasons why Elon Musk has set his sights on Australia as one of the first markets to launch his praised battery systems (the PowerWall and PowerPacks). And that is that, for some, the numbers do add up. Let me show you how.
Gerry Flores, Published 22nd Dec 2015
Electricity mapping pinpoints potential energy savings in the bush

Electricity mapping pinpoints potential energy savings in the bush

Distributed energy systems can help reduce the burden of remote properties on the network’s bottom line, with potential to reduce average electricity costs for all users. But it hasn’t been easy to find regions in which these opportunities are most prospective. That changed a few weeks ago, when the Network Opportunity Mapping Project's first sample data and map were released.
Gerry Flores, Published 26th Oct 2015
11 reasons farmers are the ultimate zombie-fighting force

11 reasons farmers are the ultimate zombie-fighting force

Civilisation is collapsing. Supplies are scarce. A deadly pathogen is destroying humanity. Only one career can arm you with the knowledge, resources and skills you'll need to survive the zombie apocalypse. And it's not the military.
Michael Trant, AgInnovators, Published 25th Oct 2015
21 pesky critter situations farmers could do without

21 pesky critter situations farmers could do without

Windscreen-bashing bugs, bungarras and bush flies…who needs ‘em? OK, some spiders can be useful (though not when they rain from the sky, as happened...
Michael Trant, Published 18th Jun 2015
Farm drones: fad or future?

Farm drones: fad or future?

Are drones in farming a fad – a plausible excuse for many R&D groups worldwide to stick their noses in the farming trough of opportunity? Or are they an integral part of our farming future?
David Lamb, University of New England, Published 1st Jun 2015

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