Positive sentiment towards the industry is up by 20% amongst Australian dairy farmers, but farmers are feeling more positive towards the outlook of their own businesses as opposed to the industry as a whole.
The rapid spread of wheel cactus across regional Victoria is challenging farmers in the area, with both public and private landholders joining forces to try and curb the outbreak.
Sensor technology can provide huge value and efficiency gains in a range of agricultural industries, but they are not without their limitations.
Weeds represent a major cost to farmers. Their significant economic impact has led to changes in numerous management practices, with the adoption rate of new practices varying over time and across regions.
Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to provide agriculture with a range of technology that can perform tasks more efficiently and effectively than humans.
KG2 – Australia’s largest independent farmer database will offer Australian farmers on its database, referrals to business lending specialist Valiant Finance. This will enable farmers to find the right farm loan solution to run and grow their farming enterprises.
From livestock to horticulture, sensor technology holds promising value for a range of operational, traceability and compliance related needs on farm…
Herbicide resistance is a major issue for farmers across the world, impacting yield, profit and the overall health of agricultural land.
With so much data-driven technology positioned as a solution to many technical, time and labour-based issues that reduce food production efficiency, is money the main limitation when it comes to agtech investment, or are there more complex psychological or even cultural barriers at play?