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What makes South Australia the state of innovation?

evokeAG. is set to return in 2023 and is heading to Adelaide, South Australia – the state of innovation. In the lead up to the global event we hear from South Australian agritech leaders Oli Madgett, Michael Macolino, and Penny Schulz about the homegrown innovations and why South Australia is the perfect place for evokeAG. 2023 Down to Earth.

Future evokeag. 2023
16 May 2022
5 min read
tech board

How we use data and maximise its value for agriculture

Data is helping drive productivity in agriculture and ensuring its usability and protection is vital. Here Oli Madgett speaks with Andrew Skinner and Andrew Cooke about community consensus on data specifications and standards.

Farm
12 May 2022
40 min listen
Hydgene Renewables team

Green hydrogen solution for Australian agriculture, ready for investment

HydGene Renewables is paving the way for Australia’s carbon-zero future, using biowaste to produce 100% renewable and green hydrogen on-site and on-demand. The solution will provide farmers with low-cost and sustainable alternatives for ammonia, transport and seasonal energy storage. Now the startup is seeking investment to source alternative feedstocks and scale its technology.

Investment
11 May 2022
5 min read
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Moira Smith D-CAT

UK-Australia collaboration drives space innovation

Join us as Oli Madgett catches up with Dr Moira Smith, D-CAT Chief Technology Officer, talking all things 'Digital Content Analysis Technology', the value of taking a global view on precision agriculture, and the UK-Australia Space Bridge - a partnership focused on facilitating collaboration between the two countries’ space sectors.

Tech
7 Apr 2022
5 min read

AgriFutures evokeAG. Startup Network applications open

Innovative and scalable agritech solutions will be key for early-stage startups looking to score a place in the next round of the AgriFutures evokeAG. Startup Network Program. Applications are now open for six successful founders ready to connect with growers, trial technology on-farm, and scale into new markets.

Tech
6 Apr 2022
4 min read
Optiweigh digital agriculture

Data interoperability and the digital revolution of agriculture

Data has become the source of truth for agricultural performance and productivity on-farm. Ensuring its protection and usability is key to maximising its value for farmers and agritech vendors. Here agritech founder and industry expert, Oli Madgett shares his views on building consensus on data specifications and why it’s so important for Australia.

Farm
6 Apr 2022
6 min read
farm data usage

Farm data and doing what’s right by the farmer

South Australian grape grower, agritech founder and industry leader, Oli Madgett explores the nuances of the Australian Farm Data Code, and how agriculture can harness its value, and empower farmers to share their data safely and promote agritech adoption.

Farm
6 Apr 2022
5 min read

Learning from failure with James Madden, Flinders + Co.

Founder and Managing Director of Flinders + Co, James Madden shares his learnings about carbon neutral products and the path-to-market in the highly competitive shelves of major retailers and why embracing “failure culture” could lead to greater innovation and success for Australian startups.

Food
31 Mar 2022
37 min listen

AgriWebb empowers producers to capture maximum value

In this episode we speak to Justin Webb, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of AgriWebb, on how the farm management technology is supporting farmers to share their sustainability stories to global consumers – and earn premium prices for practices backed by verified data.

Food
3 Mar 2022
35 min listen
university students

A bumper harvest and new approach to workforce supply

A career in agricultural machinery sales and an after-work hobby led to Will Mitchell founding a burgeoning labour hire startup. WorksForYou matches university students and young athletes with casual, unskilled roles and recently played a major role in helping farms in New South Wales and ACT finish one of Australia’s biggest harvests in history.

Farm
2 Mar 2022
6 min read

Farmo: Water monitoring saves time and money

Nick Seymour, Founder and General Manager of IoT solutions company Farmo recently participated in the evokeAG. Startup Network program. We caught up with Nick, and sheep and cattle producer James Young from Cavendish on the benefits of using new technologies to solve age-old problems on-farm.

Farm
1 Mar 2022
2 min 30 sec watch
CSIRO's Boorowa Agricultural Research Station

Agronomeye creates the first-ever 3D view of the farm

This week we speak to Agronomeye, an Australian agritech startup, giving farmers a razor-sharp 3D view of their farm using ultra-high-resolution imagery to create a groundbreaking farm-scale ‘digital twin.’

Farm
17 Feb 2022
45 min listen

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