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What should ag-tech entrepreneurs bear in mind as they look towards a food-strapped future? The annual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit attempts to answer this question and more. Check out the top 10 takeaways from last year’s San Francisco Summit, then register for this year's.
A brace of award-winning autonomous concept vehicles, able to till, sow, spray and harvest, adjust for inclines, negotiate uneven terrain, avoid obstacles and monitor their own performance all without a human at the helm, should be on the market soon, promising to free farmers from tedious cropping tasks forever.
The National Vegetable Extension Network, aka VegNET, works to convey key research-based information to vegie growers across Australia's major vegetable-growing regions.
Tired of trawling around the paddock at a snail’s pace for hours and days at a time, spraying your crop with chemical herbicides? Now, you don’t have to.
A high-tech weed-mapping and identification tool known as the H-Sensor, developed in Germany and currently being adapted by SPAA researchers for Australia, will benefit growers, the environment and consumers’ health by cutting herbicide use.
The Australian Academy of Science’s new Decadal Plan for Australian Agricultural Sciences 2017-26, set to inform the nation’s next decade of ag R&D, puts the focus on innovation and technology – from genomics and big data to climate and metabolic engineering.
Since 2014, the Territory Government has been supporting Top End entrepreneurs through its Business Innovation Support Initiatives, with many BISI grant recipients developing innovations of benefit to farm workers, growers and graziers.
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.
Goldman Sachs' Jerry Revich talks about the power of new technology to help farmers feed billions more people by 2050 and beyond.
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.