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Global collaboration needed to drive Australian agrifood innovation

AgriFutures Australia Managing Director, John Harvey shares his vision for Australian agrifood tech innovation and why global collaboration is needed to continue driving commercialisation of homegrown R&D and global partnerships. Here he speaks with Australian agritech entrepreneur and BDO AgTech Lead, Michael Macolino, about evokeAG. and new platform – growAG. to help accelerate the innovation pathway.

Tech Investment
20 Jul 2021
4 min read
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CSIRO opens satellite offering for Aussie Earth observation

From today Australian researchers in industries like agriculture and natural disaster management can apply to direct the Earth observation satellite NovaSAR-1 by accessing Australia’s share of the satellite, managed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.

Tech
8 Jul 2021
5 min read
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UK-Australia collaboration set to drive global agritech innovation

Collaboration is a key ingredient in creating a more sustainable global food system. One of the UK’s four Agri-Tech centres, Crop Health & Protection (CHAP), is leading the way by connecting with AgriFutures Australia, set to enhance farming productivity through agritech innovation.

Tech
25 Jun 2021
2 min read

Asia Pacific's premier agrifood tech event.

evokeAG. creates one meeting place to see what is happening across agrifood tech in Australia and the world. It increases the capability of the Australian ecosystem by attracting leaders, farmers, innovators, accelerators, researchers, universities, corporates, government and investors to one location for collaboration. evokeAG. 2022 will be held at the Claremont Showgrounds in Perth, Western Australia on 15-16 February 2022.

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The state of play for blockchain and why ‘tech stacks’ help drive adoption

Focusing on supply chain collaboration instead of competition, is the core focus of AgriDigital and Geora’s recent integration, designed to give grain growers more control of their digital assets. Here we explore how tech stacks are helping users to overcome the barriers to adoption for blockchain and create value beyond the farm gate.

Tech
3 Aug 2021
6 min read

Testing agritech with farmers first, pays off for Wagga Wagga startup

Poor connectivity is the challenge, Wagga Wagga based wireless networking startup Zetifi set out to solve, affecting two thirds of Australian farms. Teaming up with local grain grower, Andrew Dumaresq to trial technology on-farm has been key in maximising its value to the end user – the farmer.

Farm
3 Aug 2021
5 min read

Thinking outside the box: World leading autonomous beehive

In our tech-savvy world, it is hard to believe one innovation has stayed almost the same for more than 150 years. That is, until now. In extensive test-bed sites in both the United States and Israel, the beehive has been replaced with a device that is solar powered and driven by artificial intelligence and advanced robotics to monitor every single bee. Only time will tell if these next generation bees will be all they can be.

Future
29 Jul 2021
7 min read
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Ardrossan Orchards and using the Phytec App

Two years ago, Batlow, NSW was devastated by one of Australia’s worst bushfire seasons on record. Our evokeAG. host and fellow farmer, Stephen Honner caught up with Ian Cathels, Manager of Ardrossan Orchards, at their Woodburn orchard, in the middle of their fruit picking season – to see firsthand their progress and how new technology is driving on-farm efficiencies.

Farm
30 Jun 2021

The future forces for Australian agriculture

This week, Oli Madgett, grape grower and Founder of Platfarm, talks with Sarah Nolet from AgThentic about the future forces impacting agriculture, taking a longer look at how climate volatility will not only usher in migration of people, but also shifts in growing regions and methods for production.

Future
2 Jun 2021
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Contributors

Fleur Anderson at evokeAG. 2020

Fleur Anderson

Office for Rural and Regional Queensland | Farmer

Theodore, QLD

Natasha Ayers

Managing Director and Co-Founder | AgriStart

Abbey, WA

Judy Kennedy

Judy Kennedy

Freelancer | Judy Kennedy Media

Menzies Creek, VIC

Casey Dunn

Director | Grow Strategic Communications

Orange, NSW

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Explore a world of agrifood innovation opportunities in Australia.

growAG. connects Australian inventors, world leading research, unique technologies, commercialisation opportunities and collaborators to the world.

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