Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 08 Jan 2024
Without a spray, Paul McGorman’s faba beans did not stand a chance in a very wet year, which has led him to investigate whether spraying using a drone could be the way forward.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 27 Nov 2023
Peer-to-peer learning can be a powerful means of building knowledge and capacity and was on show in the form of a variety of activities at the September 2023 Australasian Precision Agriculture Symposium.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 29 Sep 2023
A national education program has produced resources to help growers reduce input costs through variable-rate technology
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 15 Sep 2023
In central Queensland, a flexible approach to harvesting, storage and seeding was needed to get through the unprecedented rain brought by last year’s La Nina.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 23 Aug 2023
Have you considered variable-rate cropping? Three experts outline its benefits
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 17 Aug 2023
Soil compaction is a complicated problem and, despite many decades of research, there are still a lot of unknowns. De-compaction by deep ripping is a proven and profitable solution on many soil types so it is being widely used, but re-compaction in the years after ripping and knowing if, when and how to deep rip again are emerging issues.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 19 Jul 2023
Verge Ag is an innovative software company supported by GrainInnovate, developing software that creates a digital version of the paddock to design more efficient trafficking pathways for farm equipment.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 17 Jul 2023
Robots are on the rise in agriculture to improve efficiency, sustainability and alleviate labour shortages. SwarmFarm, a company supported by GRDC’s GrainInnovate program is a leader in the integration of autonomous systems in broad acre ag.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 02 Jun 2023
Although digital ag tool development in Australia is quite advanced, there is a disconnect between the developers and the adopters – growers. The Society of Precision Agriculture Australia is dedicated to improving the sustainability of Australia’s agriculture production systems through adoption of these tools. To this end, grower co-designed workshops are being supported by GRDC and run by the Society across the country.
Precision Agriculture and Machinery, 18 May 2023
Upcoming workshops by the SPAA will provide grain growers in Western Australia.