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Digital deckhand helping to net data in real time

Australian-based Real Time Data is looking to take the paper out of paperwork for farmers with an electronic data collection system designed to capture key metrics on the go. After conquering the seas through their platform Deckhand, Real Time Data has joined AgriFutures growAG. to launch an opportunity that aims to prove out growth channels in the US and customise its’ offering for other ag sectors across the globe, starting down-under.  

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    Michelle Meehan

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    Wednesday, 15 November 2023

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Six innovations set to change the future of farming

Investment in research and development is sowing the seeds of a bright new future for Australia’s agricultural sector. Here’s a quick look at six agtech innovations that could change the way we farm in the years to come.  

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    Michelle Meehan

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    Wednesday, 15 November 2023

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5 ways AgriFutures growᴬᴳ⋅ can boost your evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024 experience

Are you attending AgriFutures evokeAG. 2024 and seeking ways to make meaningful connections and create high-value partnerships? Here's how AgriFutures growAG. can give you the head start you need to ensure a fruitful evokeAG. experience, budding with new-found partners.  

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    Samantha Noon

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    Tuesday, 14 November 2023

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Upping the ante in the fight against food waste

Food waste costs the Australian economy $36.6 billion every year. And it occurs at every step along the supply chain – from the farmgate to processing, packing, distribution, storage, retail, and consumers. If we’re to meet the nation’s goal of halving food waste by 2030, we all need to do better. The newest call for research partnerships from Fight Food Waste CRC aims to help us do just that. 

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    Casey Dunn

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    Tuesday, 14 November 2023

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Mobile platform giving farmers instant answers

Having previously connected with investors through growAG., Les Finemore is now seeking industry partnerships for his latest venture – a mobile app providing instant, informed answers to farmers’ most niche questions. 

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    Tim Vetter

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    Tuesday, 14 November 2023

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TV presenter giving farmers the ultimate rain check

Well-known television personality, Jane Bunn, is seeking investment to produce AI-powered, hyper-local forecasts via her mobile app to help deliver the “holy grail of weather info” to farmers. 

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    Tim Vetter

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    Monday, 13 November 2023

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Aussie agtech startups shaping the future of carbon capture

Australian startups are working hard to change the way we monitor, manage and report soil carbon sequestration to provide the world with more effective tools in the fight against climate change.

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    Jennifer Marston

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    Thursday, 28 September 2023

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Dairy Australia’s new approach seeks global solutions to shared challenges

Innovation champion Dairy Australia is levelling up – looking beyond traditional R&D partners and using AgriFutures growAG. platform to find innovators to solve some of the industry’s biggest challenges. Across the globe, if you’re an entrepreneur, startup or scaleup with solutions to methane, data, and labour challenges, Dairy Australia wants to hear from you. 

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    Casey Dunn

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    Thursday, 14 September 2023

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Agri Energy partnership opportunity: Germany-Australia collaborative programs gain traction

A collaborative network led by T+I in Germany and UQ in Queensland can support Australian industry and researchers in finding German partners and secure funding under ZIM, Germany’s largest innovation program for small to medium size enterprises (SMEs). ZIM funds German collaborations with public and private non-profit research and technology organisations (RTOs) to develop new or significantly improve existing products, processes or technical services. 

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    Judy Kennedy

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    Thursday, 14 September 2023

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Award-winning animal health microchip technology ready for commercial trial

VetChip is setting a new standard in animal healthcare through revolutionary biosensor technology. The easily implantable chip monitors the vital signs of animals big and small, providing real-time information to pet owners, farmers, vets and researchers that can be used to prevent illness and improve quality of life. Expressions of interest for their Series A funding round are now open. 

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    Tim Vetter

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    Thursday, 24 August 2023

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The Global Digital Farm: a cutting-edge testbed for the future of farming

Australia’s first fully automated hands-free commercial farm, the Global Digital Farm (GDF), a high-tech collaboration between Charles Sturt University and Food Agility CRC, celebrates its first birthday. Now GDF’s six cutting edge research projects, can be explored on AgriFutures growᴬᴳ⋅ to help drive agritech innovation and the future of farming.     

 

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    Food Agility

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    Thursday, 03 August 2023

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Solving scope 3 challenges: Geora seeks agribusiness collaborations

Geora is supporting businesses and producers in preparation for the sustainability metrics that will be required for future supplier decisions. The data-tracking company is seeking collaboration with companies looking to track scope 3 emissions and invest in better sustainability outcomes across their farmer network.

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    Tim Vetter

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    Tuesday, 25 July 2023

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AgriFutures evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024 tickets on sale: Reflecting on the importance of face-to-face connection

It’s an exciting time for Australian agritech and for AgriFutures growᴬᴳ⋅, as the marketplace evolves to meet the needs of this expanding industry, providing the vital connections which help big ideas flourish into reality. With tickets going on sale for AgriFutures evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2024, growAG.'s Senior Manager, Arianna Sippel reflects on the buzz of evokeᴬᴳ⋅ 2023 and the importance of face-to-face connections.

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    Arianna Sippel

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    Friday, 21 July 2023

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Sky’s not the limit for bird deterrent

We go one-on-one with Dr John Kapeleris, CEO of BirdSol. This innovative agtech company has developed a patented bird deterrent and wildlife management technology based on an integrated AI system called Cherrp, and is seeking $3 million from investors to accelerate commercialisation. 

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    Tim Vetter

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    Monday, 24 July 2023

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Young Farmer of the Year backing fruit-picking robot

Australia’s Young Farmer of the Year says robots can play a key role in tackling worker shortages and labour costs for fruit growers, and is helping a Victorian startup develop an autonomous apple-picking machine to do just that.

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    Tim Vetter

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    Wednesday, 21 June 2023

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