The impact on the Asia-Pacific region of new digital trade technologies, such as blockchain and cloud computing, as well as information security will be the focus of a survey conducted by Standards Australia.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) announced the launch of an innovative satellite technology called SPACE (Satellite Pasture and Cover Evaluation) - a giant leap forward for pasture management.
Entrepreneurs from across the world will have access to a new global research and development centre based in the NSW Central West from early 2018.
The Farming Team, launched at Xerocon Melbourne, is a collaboration between eight innovative companies aimed at educating Australian farmers on best practice cloud applications to run their farming businesses.
Agricultural technology is rapidly developing and is set to change the face of farming, however the current uptake of ‘sensor technology’ among Australian farmers is limited, according to a report Rabobank.
CSIRO has released its Food & Agribusiness Roadmap, charting a course for products, technology and innovation to secure future success in the sector.
The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) has asked Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) to investigate using lamb and sheep meat producer levy funds to guarantee DEXA technology is available to all lamb and sheep AUSMEAT processing facilities who want to adopt it.
The Cattle Council of Australia is calling for a united front between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Meat Processing Corporation (AMPC) to co-operatively invest and accelerate the roll out of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) objective carcass measurement technology across the Australian red meat processing sector.