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Drones, Drones, Drones

Drones, Drones, Drones

Drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce crop damage. These drones have an  aerial camera platform and are equipped with GPS and a multispectral camera with software on the ground that can stitch aerial shots into a high-­resolution mosaic map. All these flights and imagery showcase the  way in which remote […]

The Swarms are Coming to Techspo

The Swarms are Coming to Techspo

Farmer Andrew Bate, the father of autonomous robotics for agriculture in Australia is showcasing his invention in WA this year. Andrew dreamt up his idea of “swarms” of small autonomous, collision-avoiding robots that can spray with accuracy, while driving his heavy tractor through his wheat paddock. “It’s cutting-edge technology, five years in the making and […]

Do it Yourself Deep Ripping

Do it Yourself Deep Ripping

A new service in WA Deep Clay Ripping Pty Ltd (DCR) will be demonstrated at Techspo with owner Matt Waugh and Luke Sproull on hand to help farmers give it a go. Deep Clay Ripping Pty Ltd is a start-up business that is re-purposing mining spec machinery to help farmers improve crop yield through soil […]

Harrington Seed Destructor on Show

Harrington Seed Destructor on Show

Innovation is truly on show at Techspo this year with MacIntosh demoing the amazing capabilities of the new Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor. The story behind this wonderful invention is one of persistence and collaboration that creates a truly unique and world beating machine. In the late nineties, Southern Dirt member, Ray Harrington sold all of his sheep and went continuous […]

Bayer Supports Techspo

Bayer Supports Techspo

Bayer Crop Science have committed to the future focused Techspo 2017 concept of conference, demo and showcase. Being such a new development for Western Australia, Techspo is something  that has challenged the norm. No lifestyle products here – only new technology, business ideas and products. Farmers and researchers want to see, hear and talk about the what and how […]

Making Money from Lamb!

Making Money from Lamb!

Can you make money from all season lamb supply? That is the aim for V&V Walsh one of Australia’s leading red meat processing and export facilities. The business is a supplier to major domestic retail markets and continues to grow its export opportunities with unprecedented market access for both chilled lamb and beef products to […]

The Chinese are Coming

The Chinese are Coming

China’s most successful Public/Private partnership (PPP) Agricultural company is coming to Techspo. Tao Yang, the chairman of the Amaranth Ecological Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd is a keynote speaker at this years’ Techspo – Dirt, Data and Droids conference in September. He has responsibility for leading the national planning and strategy for marketing and growing Giant […]