FSP Leader Andrew Moore presented a keynote address to the Industry Forum “Disruptive technologies: a new revolution in agriculture”, hosted by the University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture (27 July)
Nitrogen fertiliser lost from sugarcane farming is one of the main pollutants threatening the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Current fertiliser management practices are neither ecologically sustainable nor financially optimal. Many farmers apply the maximum amount of nitrogen to their crop, which can lead to excess fertiliser run-off. Our research shows that fertiliser use on […]
For the first time, Australian farmers can forecast grain yield at the touch of a button, thanks to our new app. (28 June 2018)
The Digital Farmers conference focused on the impact of digital agriculture on people as well as how people, relationships and culture influence the development and use of digital technologies in agriculture.
On Tuesday and Wednesday I joined 14 agtech startups and 30 CSIRO colleagues at CSIRO’s Greenhouse event (31 May 2018)
Who will benefit from big data: the big farms or all farmers? Competing views on big data from the grains industry now published. (17 May 2018)
5 minutes of science: Our statistical downscaling techniques can provide skilful and reliable seasonal climate forecasts for Australian farming practices. (7 May 2018)
5 minutes of science: Innovation is more than a ‘product’. Innovation will need diverse perspectives to imagine Australia’s agricultural future. (4 May 2018)
Read the edited highlights of Digiscape Leader Andrew Moore’s keynote presentation to the Melbourne AgTech Summit on 13 March.
Predictive analytics, remote sensing, knowledge management and blockchain: buzzwords or the agricultural disruptors? New essay out today (20 March 2018)