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myFARMSMART: Smart decision making with intuitive agritech

Lucy Anderton, Founder of myFARMSMART recently participated in the evokeAG. Startup Network program. We caught up with Lucy, and producer Jeremy Walker on the benefits of using this technology to make more informed decisions on-farm.

Farm
22 Dec 2021
4min watch
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The farmer tech-stack*

* “tech-stack” a set of technologies used to deliver a digital solution. The ‘farmer tech-stack’ consists of the multiple technologies used to manage a farm – including accounting and financial planning, animal and cropping management, markets and forecasts, sustainability, logistics and transport, and biosecurity – ideally, in one place.

Farm
13 Dec 2021
2 min read
Lucy Anderton myFARMSMART

myFARMSMART helps manage the ‘what if’ scenarios of farm business

Founder of agritech forecasting software, myFARMSMART, Lucy Anderton is empowering farmers to take a calculated approach to business and ‘have more fun’. By using integrated science-based algorithms with individual farm data, this predictive tool is helping WA farmers better manage change and increase profitability – and is now seeking investment to scale operations.

Farm
30 Nov 2021
5 min read
field day Western Australia

New WA Hub seeks innovative solutions to drought

Growers will be at the forefront of innovation with the launch of the South-West WA Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub, designed to help manage climate variability and increase productivity on-farm through innovative technologies and grassroots collaboration.

Farm
29 Nov 2021
5 min read

'The time is now for Australian agriculture' Elders MD & CEO Mark Allison shares his optimism for the future of Australian ag

In this episode we caught up with Mark Allison, the CEO of one of Australia’s largest agribusinesses, Elders. Mark spoke at evokeAG. in Melbourne, back in 2020 – a time before Australia and the world were plunged into lockdown due to COVID-19. At the time, Australia had suffered one of its worst droughts on record and bushfires had ravaged large parts of the community.

Future
18 Nov 2021
25 min listen
TeleSense spear monitoring grain

US agritech startup, TeleSense helps grain growers’ yield go the extra mile

Silicon Valley engineer Naeem Zafar is single-handedly disrupting the post-harvest ag industry using machine learning and IoT to predict the quality of crops in storage and transit – and it’s all thanks to a sliding doors moment involving a group of Australian executives searching for storage solutions for the grain industry. 

Tech
3 Nov 2021
6 min read

‘The time is now’: Key insights from Elders CEO Mark Allison

Elders CEO Mark Allison addressed evokeAG. 2020 – just a few short weeks before the world went into lockdown – to talk farming trends and Australian agriculture’s target of building a $100 billion industry by 2030. Now, as the world emerges to the ‘new normal’ and ahead of evokeAG. 2022, Mark reflects on the past 18 months and why he’s excited for the future of Australian agriculture.

Future
2 Nov 2021
6 min read

Breakthrough tech to provide farm-wide wi-fi

Tractors and trucks will become roving WiFi devices with a range of up to 5 kilometres, as part of a new Food Agility CRC research collaboration to provide farm-wide internet coverage.

Farm
28 Oct 2021
3 min read
Agerris robot farming

Agerris delivers AI powered solutions for horticulture industry

An intelligent, machine-learning robot designed to overcome labour challenges, control weeds and improve crop yields is helping shape the future of sustainable farming in Australia. Now the agritech startup, Agerris is seeking a $5 million capital raise to develop its tech and move into international markets.

Tech
6 Oct 2021
4 min read
perennial wheat bread

The rising potential of Australian perennial wheat

The push to develop perennial wheats suitable for Australian conditions is gathering momentum. Delivering improved sustainability, on-farm profitability, and nutritional outcomes – perennial wheats have everyone from mixed farmers to artisan brewers and bakers excited.

Research
30 Sep 2021
7 min read

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