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New sensor glove detects toxic organophosphates on food

New sensor glove detects toxic organophosphates on food

Co-developed by researchers at CSIRO and the University of California San Diego (UCSD), the cutting-edge 'lab-on-a-glove' can instantly detect potentially lethal nerve agents organophosphates, present in chemical weaponry and in many agricultural pesticides.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 7th Apr 2017
Can this smart new app help quench vines' thirst?

Can this smart new app help quench vines' thirst?

A new smartphone app developed to help wine-grape growers ascertain the water status of their vines is being trialled across Australia.
AgInnovators, Published 24th Jan 2017
MDC joins forces with SproutX to fast-track new technology for red meat industry

MDC joins forces with SproutX to fast-track new technology for red meat industry

Meat & Livestock Australia subsidiary MDC has joined forces with national ag-innovation hub SproutX to encourage entrepreneurs and start-ups to develop high-tech solutions to key issues for Australia's red meat and livestock industry.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 5th Dec 2016
NSW-based Nuffield Scholar is finding smart new ways to connect with farming’s future

NSW-based Nuffield Scholar is finding smart new ways to connect with farming’s future

Sensor tech and ‘smart’ apps can help boost farmers’ bottom lines, but fast internet access would be handy, says award-winning fourth-gen farmer and Nuffield Scholar Jock Graham.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 22nd Nov 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
Global development bodies team up on ICT initiative for agriculture

Global development bodies team up on ICT initiative for agriculture

IFPRI, the FAO and the OECD have teamed up on an ICT initiative that aims to sustain and build on the ag-performance gains shown to result from farmers’ use of mobile phones, with new programs targeting improved connectivity and content.
Fatima Arkin, SciDev.Net, Published 19th Nov 2016
Advanced aerial imaging tool used on Mars to transform NZ farming

Advanced aerial imaging tool used on Mars to transform NZ farming

A state-of-the-art remote-sensing imaging tool developed for military reconnaissance and space exploration is set to take precision agriculture to new heights across the Tasman.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 17th Aug 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
How big data could help save the (agricultural) world…

How big data could help save the (agricultural) world…

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.
Yasmine Finbow, Agribusiness Outlook Australia (AOA), Published 7th Apr 2016
Cisco brings 'Internet of Everything' centre to Sydney

Cisco brings 'Internet of Everything' centre to Sydney

On 15 February 2016, global IT giant Cisco launched a new Innovation Centre in Sydney, part of a five-year, $21 million (US$15 m) investment in collaborative, cross-industry hubs designed to promote groundbreaking 'IoE' solutions across Australia.
AgInnovators, Published 15th Feb 2016

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