Tuck Ag- NSW DPI Farms of the Future

The NSW DPIFarms of the Future Program 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.

[Farms of the Future Digital Resources | DPI Climate Branch (nsw.gov.au)]

Tuck Agriculture is one of the three properties that is being used to test and demonstrate Agtech solutions within the Farms of the Future Program. Rob Tuck operates a mixed cropping broadacre irrigation and livestock business across 10 properties covering 7000 hectares in the Macquarie Valley, NSW.

This location consists of highly fertile soil sitting on a reliable high-volume aquifer as well as licensed water from other sources that underpins the irrigation enterprises.

Outcomes sought include better monitoring and oversight of irrigation systems, reduction in labour and travel costs, improved safety and improved connectivity across the business area.

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