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Australian government offering AU$60m in grants to encourage smart farming

Between AU$250,000 and AU$4 million will be provided to organisations and individuals looking to trial and implement innovative farming solutions that will help improve the condition of soils and vegetation. The Australian federal government has announced it is offering AU$60 million in grants to support “smart farming partnerships” under the AU$1 billion National Landcare Program. […]

October 18th, 2017
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, GOVERNMENT, GRANTS SUBSIDIES, LOANS & GRANTS, SMART FARMING Tags: , , ,

Video: How a Brazilian manufacturer is using IoT to help farmers save money

Video: How a Brazilian manufacturer is using IoT to help farmers save money Watch this agri-business video here> Henry Sapiecha

May 25th, 2017
Topic: AUTOMATION, COMPUTERS IT, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , ,

LettuceBot seek out & kills the plants/weeds farmers hate

Blue River Technology is currently servicing 10 percent of the American lettuce market with its smart machine dubbed LettuceBot.There is a one in 10 chance your American lettuce was operated on by a neural-network driven machine called LettuceBot. LettuceBot is made up of a number of modules containing a pair of cameras and an actuator […]

May 10th, 2017
Topic: AGRICULTURE, AUTOMATION, COMPUTERS IT, Lettuce, ROBOTS AUTOMATION Tags: , , , ,

Australian internet Guzzling data downloads explosion

Australian internet users are downloading like crazy. Photo: Jim Rice Australians’ hunger for data continues to grow, with the volume of total downloads in the final quarter of 2014 exceeding an exabyte – or 1 million terabytes – for the first time. Data released on Tuesday from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show Australians […]

April 2nd, 2015
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT Tags: None

NEW LIBERAL GOVERNMENT TO CUT BACK ON 500,000 HOMES FOR NATIONAL BROADBAND

NEW POLITICIANS CUTTING BACK BIG TIME ON NBN IN AUSTRALIA Construction areas will be kept from the public after rollout details were stripped from NBN Co’s website. Ready for Service dates have been revoked for more than 500,000 premises. Last year NBN Co published its rollout plan for the next three years, with details of […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT, NATIONAL INTEREST, POLITICS PARLIAMENT Tags: None

KNOW WHERE YOUR COWS ARE AT ALL TIMES VIA BROADBAND INTERNET & SOFTWARE

COMPUTER TECH ALLOWS FARMERS MANY OPTIONS FOR THE FARM As his HiLux ute bumped over hilly farmland outside Armidale, David Lamb kept a hand on the wheel and grabbed an iPad in the other to locate his herd of 50 ”smart” cows. Each cow is fitted with a tag in its ear that transmits its […]

June 24th, 2013
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT, TECHNOLOGY Tags: , , , , ,

ASIC CLOSEDOWN OF SCAM WEB SITES ALSO INCURRED DAMAGE TO OTHER LEGIT SITES

ASIC CLOSES DOWN SOME FRAUDULENT SCAM SITES ASIC will review how it blocked Australians from accessing to 1200 legitimate websites. Photo: Arsineh Houspian Australia’s corporate watchdog will review how it goes about blocking access to dodgy websites as part of a crackdown on frauds and scams. Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chairman Greg Medcraft […]

May 30th, 2013
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, FRAUD, GOVERNMENT, SECURITY Tags: , ,

COALITION SAYS THEY CAN DO A BETTER JOB OF THE NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK & CHEAPER

TURNBULL & ABBOTT SAY A CHEAPER GREAT BROADBAND CAN BE THE WAY TO GO Tony Abbott says 25-Mbps NBN speeds are “more than enough” for the average household, perhaps cementing his place in the Short-sighted Hall of Fame. Even the tech experts have a tendency to underestimate our future needs with great quotes such as […]

April 10th, 2013
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT, INTERNET SALES, POLITICS PARLIAMENT Tags: , , , , , ,

IS I.T. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN THE FARM SECTOR MAKING THINGS MORE PROFITABLE

IS information highway technology making agriculture more profitable? Carl Sudholz doesn’t think so. That’s not because agriculture can’t use good information, the software developer and doctoral student says, but because “most agricultural information systems are in fact quite useless, and even more are hard to use”. Relatively few farmers use farm management software. Only about […]

February 9th, 2013
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, TECHNOLOGY Tags: , , , , , , ,

DISSECTING A PIG IN AN EMPTY CLASSROOM VIA VIRTUAL LESSONS OVER THE NET TO COUNTRY PUPILS

LEARNING FROM THE BUSH USING VIRTUAL LESSONS VIA THE NET TEENAGE giggles and lively classroom chatter spilt into the hallway at University of NSW’s museum of human disease. But, behind the lecture room doors, was a surprisingly subdued scene. A lone teacher stood before a room of empty chairs. The classroom sounds were of a […]

February 4th, 2013
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, EDUCATION TRAINING, Pigs Tags: , , , , , ,