Airofresh: The 2017 Environment and Sustainability Award Winner

Airofresh is an Australian manufactured, patented, invention, first conceived in 2013 and commercialized in 2015. Airofresh Pty Ltd started in local post harvest, South Australia. The enthusiasm of growers soon led to National distribution of the companies two main post harvest products. The AF4000 being suitable for 1000 cubic meters …

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Autonomous Tractor Technology in the Fast Lane

Growers may see autonomous technologies sooner than they think with investments by universities, machinery companies and  funding bodies converging. University of Southern Queensland (USQ) National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) director Professor Craig Baillie has been conducting research into how autonomous and semi-autonomous machinery can best be introduced to agriculture. …

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AgTech, Defining Farming’s Future

The 4th Australian Regional Development Conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from Monday 11 – Tuesday 12 September 2017.  Mr Mark Bennett, Head of Agribusiness at ANZ will be attending this year’s Conference, presenting “AgTech, defining farming’s future”. AgTech and big data benefits are making headlines, but what …

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Fenceless farming tech to collar pasture, profit.

Momentum is building for the Aussie company driving commercialisation of CSIRO’s virtual boundary technology. AgTech startup Agersens has an initial strategic investor for its GPS-controlled cattle collar, dubbed eShepherd, and secured a spot at the National Farmers Federation’s SproutEx development accelerator in Melbourne, while a range of company and industry …

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