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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.
A new smartphone app developed to help wine-grape growers ascertain the water status of their vines is being trialled across Australia.
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.
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.
Goldman Sachs' Jerry Revich talks about the power of new technology to help farmers feed billions more people by 2050 and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.