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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 evokeAG. 2022
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

‘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
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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
Intangible Assets_EverEdge

Intangible Matters Series: Valuing your secret sauce

The insider’s guide to maximising yield and higher valuations. Join Ernesto Fernandez, General Manager and Chief Intangible Asset Officer at Rhino-Rack and Tyler Capson, Managing Director at EverEdge to find out how to value your 'secret sauce'.

Investment
26 Oct 2021
91 min watch
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
AI and Robotics

Makers not takers – building Australia’s tech industry with AI

The ability of Artificial Intelligence to be developed and used at scale is changing the way problems are solved – from global food shortages to weed identification. The Queensland AI Hub is encouraging a national focus to push AI’s potential by supporting local AI developers – to reduce risk across the supply chain and take control of Australia’s assets, from natural resources to power.

Tech
6 Oct 2021
7 min read

Cultivating the future of innovation in agriculture

Applications for the evokeAG. 2022 Startup Program are now open. This is an excellent opportunity for agrifood startups and scaleups to showcase their products, solutions and technologies at the Asia Pacific's premier agrifood tech event – evokeAG..

Investment
4 Oct 2021
4 min read
asparagus

Robotic asparagus harvester a ‘game-changer’ for growers

A world-first autonomous robotic asparagus harvester – developed in partnership with Robotics Plus, the University of Waikato researchers and the New Zealand Asparagus Council – is geared to unlock high-value export market opportunities for Kiwi growers.

Tech
10 Sep 2021
3 min read

'Love at first sight' makes solid foundation for new VC partnership

The individual resumes, portfolios and corporate triumphs of Kylie Frazer and Rachael Neumann are enough to make anyone feel dually inadequate and inspired – but together, they’re the team captains of Flying Fox Ventures, and everyone wants to be picked on their side. Meeting at an industry dinner just over three years ago, both agree it was professional love at first sight, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Investment
1 Sep 2021
6 min read

Trans-Tasman collaboration driving global innovation and action in 2022

2022 is set to bring the Trans-Tasman agrifood innovation community together to tackle the big conversations across farming, natural resource management and sustainable supply-chains. With three events scheduled – evokeAG. West (Feb 2022), evokeAG. East, and the inaugural 2035 Oceania Summit (Auckland, April 2022) – farmers, investors, researchers, innovators, corporates and government will come together to connect, collaborate and take action.

Future
1 Sep 2021
5 min read
Synbio CSIRO

Synthetic biology promises a $27B dividend for Australia

Australia could develop an industry worth up to $27 billion a year and create 44,000 jobs by 2040 by building its synthetic biology ecosystem, according to a new report released today by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.

Future
26 Aug 2021
5 min read

growAG. launched!

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