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Urea to be Produced Locally to Avoid Shortages

Australia announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement with fertiliser maker Incitec Pivot to safeguard local supply of urea, which is required to...

Vertical Veggie Production Towers to be Built in Perth

The first commercial-scale solar-powered and carbon-neutral farm in Australia could be on the horizon. However, instead of large farm fields, it'll be placed within city...

Orchard Mapping Technology Used for Commercial Purposes

A project will assess the performance of orchard mapping and analysing technologies in Western Australian orchards to see if it has commercial feasibility. The Western...

Research Helping Agricultural Domain Save Water

Shade netting and high density planting are two water-saving technologies being promoted for Western Australian vegetable and fruit growers. Research results on research projects...

Software Solution Becomes Startup’s Secret Weapon

You generally tend to imagine people working on the soil with their hands, tools, and heavy machinery when you think about farming. Although data...

What are the Emissions Advantages for Australian Grain Producers?

According to a leading researcher, who was part of the team that developed a report on the carbon emissions of the Australian grains industry, the findings...

AWI Shares Shearing Technology to Senate

For the first time, Australian Wool Innovation has stated that it is considering establishing a shearing technology centre to help address the industry's labour...

Forrest’s Plan to ‘Light Up’ with Farm Renewables

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest has revealed grand plans for a large renewable power station to be built over two of his cattle ranches in Western...

IoT Pest Monitors for Australian Orchards

FMC Corporation, an agribusiness, and RapidAIM, a CSIRO-backed start-up, are preparing to use IoT sensors to monitor insect pests in Australian orchards. RapidAID's digital...

Are Electric Trucks the Future of all Agricultural Vehicles?

Due to rising fuel expenses, long-haul transportation businesses are looking at the possibilities of electric cars. Janus Electric, which only recently released its road-ready...