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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
GRDC Weed Webinars for grain farmers

GRDC Weed Webinars for grain farmers

Effective weed management is critical to maximising planting opportunities and avoiding costly herbicide resistance on farms. The latest in a series of GRDC Weed Webinars address fallow weed control strategies using bipyridal herbicides, and managing sowthistle.
Meet the CSIROseven: using scientific smarts to solve key 21st-century problems

Meet the CSIROseven: using scientific smarts to solve key 21st-century problems

They’re young, they’re smart, and they’re helping to solve the big scientific challenges of our age with everything from carbon-absorbing crystals to customised DNA-based dietary plans.
CSIRO, Published 19th Aug 2015
Indigenous smoking ritual an effective treatment for skin infections

Indigenous smoking ritual an effective treatment for skin infections

A bioactive component in ‘emu bush’, a plant Aboriginals have used medicinally and in smoking rituals for millennia, has been found by Australian scientists to be a potent antimicrobial agent that can be used to treat everything from skin ailments to staph infections.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 23rd Jun 2015
New Masters degree to produce next-gen food-packaging gurus

New Masters degree to produce next-gen food-packaging gurus

Need lightweight food packaging that cuts transport costs and reduces damage in transit? ‘Smart’ labels that can be scanned to reveal key ingredient information? You need a graduate of this prestigious Australian uni's new post=grad degree in Food & Packaging Innovation.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd 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
Action matters: how these free renewable energy seminars could boost your bottom line

Action matters: how these free renewable energy seminars could boost your bottom line

The NSW Office of Environment & Heritage (OEH) and NSW Farmers Association (NSWFA) invite you to a free seminar...
AgInnovators, Published 18th May 2015
Register for Wagga farm energy management service training session

Register for Wagga farm energy management service training session

NSW Farmers is providing a free energy management training session for agricultural advisors and managers on Thursday, 23 April 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 at the Riverina Business Enterprise Centre, 68-70 Coleman Street,...
NSW Farmers, Published 15th Apr 2015
More smart apps for smart farmers

More smart apps for smart farmers

Many of today’s farmers rely as much on smart mobile devices as they do on tractors – but when it comes to what apps to download, even techno-savvy farmers flounder. Fortunately, free help is at hand.
Merran White, Ag Innovators, Published 7th Apr 2015
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