Brolga – NSW DPI Farms of the Future

The NSW DPIFarms of the Future pilot has installed a range of commercially available connectivity solutions and field sensor technology on three properties to test and demonstrate the benefits that can be delivered to farming via Agtech and IoT.

“Brolga” is a 2,500-hectare, mixed livestock and fodder cropping business situated South-East of Coonamble in NSW. This property is operated by Brian Ditchfield.

Outcomes sought include:

  • weather and water monitoring
  • video surveillance
  • improved connectivity
  • better oversight of livestock movement and weight gains.
Technology installed included:
  • Connectivity
  • Water monitoring
  • Soil probes
  • Rain gauges
  • Weather stations
  • Livestock tracking
  • Livestock weighing
  • Vineyard monitoring
  • Cameras
  • Irrigation control and monitoring
  • Dashboards and platforms
  • LoRaWan
  • 3g/4g CAT M1
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • Satellite
Providers include:
  • Goanna Ag
  • Pairtree
  • Farmbot
  • Porosity
  • Zetifi
  • Optiweigh
  • ICT International
  • Pivotel
  • mOOvement
For more information:

Contact NSW DPI

1800 808 095