Resources

The latest Producer Technology Uptake Program resources.

All resources

Training / 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 6 – Planning for farm technology

This module explores the potential of “digitally enabled decision agriculture” for a 25% increase in agricultural production value, presenting a $20.3 bill...

/ 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 5 – Productivity measure and manage

This module focuses on measuring and managing the productivity and precision efficiency of the farm. It discusses the relationship between productivity and profitabili...

/ 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 4 – Data analytics

This module underscores the importance of data analytics in agriculture, exploring the potential of AgTech-generated data for enhanced farm management. It outlines cha...

/ 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 3 – Data storage software and API

This module addresses crucial aspects of data and storage in AgTech adoption, emphasising the value of cloud storage for anytime, anywhere data access. It discusses th...

Resources / 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 2 – Navigating the AgTech landscape

This module guides farmers in embracing agricultural digitisation to meet the National Farmers’ Federation’s ambitious target of exceeding $100 billion in farm...

Resources / 22.01.2024

Farm Tech Planning – Module 1 – Why digitise agriculture?

This module focuses on demystifying technology language and cultivating foundational skills to promote technology adoption in agriculture. It recognises the historical...

Devices & Solutions / 20.10.2023

Matthew Rohde – Soil Moisture Probes & Weather Stations

For the past two decades, producers in the Woorak region have struggled to understand and manage large variations in seasonal conditions, including extended dry times ...

Resources / 20.10.2023

Craig Thomas & Riverine Plains Inc – Targeted Spraying

Reducing inputs for weed control is a key consideration for producers across Australia. Craig Thomas talks us through the decision making process his business undertoo...

Resources / 06.07.2022

One piece of technology to invest in now… or very soon

Agtech is a busy space, and the options are overwhelming and seemingly endless. The Agri-food technology market is constantly evolving and there is a reluctance to be ...

Resources / 06.07.2022

Livestock Technology use case – start simple

There are considerable and complex top-down pressures on farmers to adopt digital technologies. It’s not surprising that many farmers sit on the fence when it co...

Resources / 06.07.2022

Connectivity Explained – DigiMesh

DigiMesh in Agriculture DigiMesh (XBee and XBee3) are all communication protocols from Digi International, an American Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technolog...

Uncategorized / 27.06.2022

Connectivity Explained – Zigbe

What is Zigbee? Zigbee is a connectivity solution/protocol for commercial digital agriculture deployments. Zigbee is a specification that’s been around for m...

Resources / 24.05.2022

Interoperability & Integration

Do you remember when Victorian trains could not cross the border and run on a NSW track? Not because they were not both trains, but they could not share the same infra...

Connectivity / 24.05.2022

Connectivity Explained – Taggle

What is Taggle? Taggle is another LPWAN service and is similar to that of LoRaWAN from the perspective of IoT devices in the field. The IoT devices communicate to a ga...

Resources / 20.05.2022

Calculators

Before You Start: Before using any calculator, it is a good idea to collect or have an idea of the below information. Location of the proposed devices, types of devi...

Resources / 19.05.2022

Device Selection

Having investigated and considered the general parameters of devices and widgets may give you a clearer picture of what you want to measure or monitor and why, how oft...

Resources / 19.05.2022

Device Location

A significant part of the device selection process includes identifying where the devices or sensors will be physically located on the farm or in the business. This is...

Resources / 18.05.2022

Soil Nutrition

Soil nutrition can be ascertained via two different methods: Physical soil sampling and laboratory analysis Sensors that penetrate the soil (for specific nutrition out...

Resources / 18.05.2022

Tuck Ag- NSW DPI Farms of the Future

The NSW DPI – Farms of the Future Program has installed a range of commercially available connectivity solutions and field sensor technology on three properties ...

Devices & Solutions / 18.05.2022

Angullong- NSW DPI Farms of the Future

The NSW DPI– Farms of the Future program has installed a range of commercially available connectivity solutions and field sensor technology on three properties t...