Struan and Kybybolite

South Australian producers are now experiencing best practice management solutions as well as cutting edge technology at the Struan and Kybybolite Best Practice Demonstration Farm.

This State Government and Elders Ltd collaboration aims to encourage primary producers to use innovative farming practices as well as new technology to improve productivity. The partnership forms part of the Thomas Elder Institute, Elders’ newly established research, development and extension facility.

The 1,100 ha Struan Farm is situated approximately 370 km south-east of Adelaide and 17 km south of Naracoorte. The 300 ha Kybybolite Farm is approximately 35 km from the Struan Farm.

Technology installed included:
  • Connectivity
  • Water and soil moisture monitoring
  • Operational optimisation
  • Weather
  • Livestock management
  • LoRaWan
  • 3g/4g CAT M1
  • Bluetooth
  • Satellite
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