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Agtech conference features labour-saving ideas + PICS

LABOUR-SAVING innovations such as electronic identification, in-paddock weighing and water trough monitoring were featured at the Big Tech, Big Ideas conference in Dubbo this week…Read More

Eric Barker, June 23, 2022

New AgTech to measure meat quality in lamb  

A TEAM of medical engineers and livestock researchers has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to develop an instant, high-resolution scan of intramuscular fat in lamb carcases…Read More

Sheep Central, September 27, 2021

National Biosecurity Committee receives key sheep EID report

A REPORT on how sheep and goat electronic identification could be implemented nationally has been presented to Australia’s National Biosecurity Committee…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

Red meat R&D works toward greater sustainability in water use

RED meat processors have reduced water intensity by nine percent in their operations since 2009, mostly through water efficiency actions. The next big challenge is advanced water recycling, using reverse osmosis principles…Read More

Sheep Central, July 9, 2021

Expert plugs smart tag spend in national biosecurity budget

A LEADING agriculture expert from CQUniversity Australia has urged government not to ignore digital technologies in their budget commitment to national biosecurity initiatives…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2021

Could bullet train technology be the shot for lamb processing?

RED meat researchers are looking at how the magnetic conveying technology used in bullet trains to get millions of Japanese commuters home safely might be used in the lamb processing sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 16, 2021

Will our sheep dogs need to learn how to fly? + VIDEO

FARM quality assurance programs could one day specify the use of drones rather than dogs or motorbikes to muster livestock, after research showing mustering with an unmanned aerial vehicle was less stressful for sheep and goats…Read More

Sheep Central, April 12, 2021

WA sheep and cattle owners to have a say on ear marks

WESTERN Australian sheep and cattle owners, industry and the community are encouraged to provide feedback on a proposal to make earmarking and branding of stock optional…Read More

Sheep Central, November 18, 2020

Playing ‘tag’ with wild dogs

A smart tag developed to track individual movement and behavioural changes in cattle and sheep is also arming researchers with a cost-effective new weapon in the fight against wild dogs…Read More

Sheep Central, September 16, 2020

Gerry Harvey joins our upcoming webinar on agtech and tax planning issues

One of Australia’s highest-profile businessmen, Gerry Harvey, will feature in our upcoming agtech webinar, focussing on tax-time implications for technology investments in agriculture. ..Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2020

AgTechCentral/Agrihive webinar: Ag tax time tips

Tax time is fast approaching – and there are plenty of things for rural businesses to consider in their tax planning following a year of challenge and change…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2020

Western Australian agtech start-ups offered unique online bootcamp

WESTERN Australia’s agriculture and food start-ups and early-stage innovators are being given an opportunity to join a world-leading program in Israel – from their desktops…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2020

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