Farm Tech Planning – Module 1 – Why digitise agriculture?

By Harriet Coutts

This module focuses on demystifying technology language and cultivating foundational skills to promote technology adoption in agriculture. It recognises the historical impact of technological advancements, showcasing how Agricultural Technology (AgTech) can transform Australian agriculture by generating, coordinating, and leveraging data for improved decision-making. Highlighting the Precision2Decision project’s findings, the module emphasises a potential $20.3 billion increase in the gross value of Australian agricultural production through digitisation and discusses key digital technologies, such as remote sensing and automation.