Daaaata daaaata bleet the sheep
Post from the road, 7 March 2017
As our hosts Dr Lou Conway and Matthew Wysel (Research Fellow — Data Acquisition and Management UNE Business School) drove us from their Armidale campus to the Smart Farm the conversation was all about data.
UNE described how they and Australia are a world leader in agricultural innovation. With sheep wearing smart collars and sap monitors in trees, every square metre of a paddock can now be mapped, tracked and sustainably managed — in real time, from anywhere.
In additon to the Smart Farm, UNE also recently launched their Incubator, also to boost the AgTech capability. More here