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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 10:18

Eyes forward

The rural sector needs immediate and total focus when it comes to attracting human talent to meet the requirements of an expanding industry.

Big data and beef

Meat and Livestock Australia is using cameras, sensors, data analytics and IoT to transform the industry. MLA uses Hitachi solutions to collect data on everything: from quality of grass, to monitoring the weather and soil temperatures as well as tracking livestock.

Big data on farm

NEC's Agriculture ICT solutions support optimisation of input along with maximisation of production by leveraging Big Data, IoT and cloud technologies.
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:21

R&D rising

The value of Australian rural Research and Development is on the rise, according to a new report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 09:39

Q-fly control

For decades, researchers around the world have refined the development of sterile male fruit flies to control wild populations of the destructive pest.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 14:29

Wool fabric innovation

Australian Wool Innovation’s marketing arm, the Woolmark Company, has unveiled the latest round of innovative wool fabrics and the newest version of the Wool Lab, highlighting the great versatility of wool as a natural fibre.

Planting cotton

Correctly assessing whether conditions are appropriate for planting is an essential step towards achieving a good plant stand. John Marshall discusses the environmental and management factors that may impact on crop establishment.

Tracking with Deere

New AutoTrac™ Vision for early crops. New AutoTrac™ RowSense™. Both help your sprayer stay on course without taking out crops or wearing out operators.

Lamb ad lambasted.

A controversial Meat & Livestock Australia TV ad promoting lamb as the meat to eat has attracted more than 30 complaints to the Advertising Standards Bureau. The ad is seen to make fun of Hindu deity Lord Ghanesh. Watch it here.

$6 cheese – the truth

It we don’t value the clean, safe, high quality fresh food, we’ll lose it. This was a point of view this week from popular website blogger milkmaidmarian
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