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Agriculture’s next revolution

Previous AgriFutures Horizon Scholar and evokeAG. Future Young Leader, Jordy Kitschke says agriculture is on the brink of another revolution, and according to him robotics will have a big part to play. Applications for the 2022 AgriFutures Horizon Scholarship close on January 14, 2022.

Rutherglen bug samples sought from NSW, Qld

Grain growers and agronomists in northern NSW and southern Qld are being encouraged to report swarms of Rutherglen bugs and submit samples of the insect to better inform future pest management strategies.

A more efficient agvet chemical regulator

Agricultural and Veterinary amendments have passed Parliament on Dec 1 which streamlines the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority and establishes a new governance board.

Novel implants to protect Australia’s wildlife from feral cats

New technology developed by the University of South Australia may put an end to predatory cat behaviours in native environments and help control Australia’s feral felines.

New technology is helping growers target fall armyworm

MagGrow, the company behind the patented, proprietary technology that is reducing waste associated with conventional pesticide spray applications, has seen adoption among Queensland sweetcorn growers across several production regions in targeting fall armyworm pressures.

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