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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
Impossible Foods

Synthetic biology and its place in our future food system

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident,” once shared by German philosopher, Arthur Schopenhauer. Here Mike Lee, global food innovation expert explores the future possibilities of cellular agriculture and what it means for farmers.

Food
5 May 2022
10 min read
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
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Sustainable global consumer trends and what it means for farmers

Globally renowned food innovation expert, Mike Lee observes the top four consumer trends and the opportunity areas for farmers to take charge in designing solutions that will help shape the future of food, which he believes is currently led by ‘celebrity chefs’.

Food
8 Mar 2022
7 min read
Justin Webb, Co-Founder and CEO AgriWebb

Global exports and the green ‘basket fillers’

It will come as a surprise to nobody, that European consumers are looking for more sustainable food and fibre products – this is a global trend. Justin Webb, AgriWebb, breaks down why this is a great opportunity for Australian farmers to claim a global advantage using ‘ground truth’ data.

Food
4 Mar 2022
9 min read
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

Animal-free fermented fats and oils give alternative proteins a kick of flavour

Canberra-based food tech company, Nourish Ingredients is pushing the needle on how alternative proteins are made, using synthetic biology to create tailored, animal-free fats and oils. With seed funding from industry heavyweights, Main Sequence Ventures and Horizon Ventures, Nourish believe their specialty fats will have a massive impact on taste in the next generation of alternative proteins.

Food
1 Mar 2022
4 min read

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

evokeAG. 2022 Startup Program cohort announced

Fifteen of Australia’s most promising agrifood tech innovators have been handpicked to join the evokeAG. Startup Program to help them to build their capacity to attract investment and customers at the upcoming evokeAG. 2022 Sydney event.*

Tech
30 Nov 2021
3 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

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