Discover the importance of water monitoring and how to ensure your farm always has access to an adequate and sustainable supply.
- Cyber Security
Take power over your farm’s energy usage and reduce your carbon footprint on-farm
Learn how to reduce energy consumption on your farm and save on production costs while doing your part in protecting the environment. Discover the different types of energy used in farming and get tips on how you can reduce this usage with Farmdeck.
Don’t soil your summer with dry crops
Learn how to best manage your crops during the hot summer months. Get tips and tricks from Farmdeck on monitoring soil moisture, reducing dry crops, and growing healthy plants for a successful summer season.
How aquaculture is helping the oceans
The oceans are in danger, but there’s hope on the horizon. With aquaculture, growth rates of fish populations have increased drastically over recent years replenishing our over-fished seas and marine ecosystems.
Australia’s farm-aceutical solution
With Australia undergoing an extensive medicine shortage, it has been difficult for many people to attain adequate medicinal resources over the past several years. Farmers can help.
Farm silos can provide effective storage on farm, as well as aid in preventing grain wastage. Farmdeck can help make farms safer with its range of features – sending alert functionality to any device in distressing situations.
Floating solar panel farms
With a large scale farm, the Farmdeck team recommends you try out floating solar panel farming which can benefit your electricity bill and your farm’s water sources.
Cracking down on cage eggs
Australia has started to implement a plan to have all cage eggs eradicated by 2036, sparking debates between pro-cage chicken breeders and animal welfare organisations.
Why you should use a weather station on your farm
Having a weather station right on your farm can help you predict the weather more accurately so you can give your farm proper care.
Best baits for pesky pets
Got pests invading your plants and not sure how to deal with them? Find out how to keep them at bay with the right types of bait.
How recycled batteries can help your plants grow
As climate change becomes a more prominent concern, Australia has taken another step to help reduce wastage.
Farmdeck gallivants in Gunnedah at AgQuip
The Farmdeck team travelled to Gunnedah for Agquip to exhibit our all-in-one IoT farm management solution that makes farmers’ lives easier.
Why you should weigh your livestock
Weighing your livestock has many benefits for your animals, like improving their health and wellbeing, including your profits.
Farmdeck hits up Sheepvention
Farmdeck proudly exhibited at Sheepvention in Hamilton, VIC, showcasing our farm management solution and our latest IoT sensors.
On-farm connectivity: Getting connected
The biggest hinderance to agtech adoption on remote farms is poor connectivity infrastructure. Farmdeck has the solution.
Agriculture sector not exempt from cyber attacks
Investing in the cyber security of your farming operations is vital as cyber attacks on agribusinesses are on the rise.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning tech in the ag-space
Machine learning and artificial intelligence are allowing for a more data centric approach, significantly improving and enhancing farm operations.
Agtech creating a smarter, cost-effective, sustainable agriculture sector
Farms that have adopted agtech have seen accelerated growth over the last few years, with an increase in yields and drop in energy costs.
Combating on-farm pests
Combating farm pests and putting proactive measures in place is vital to protect Australia’s $27.9 billion broadacre and horticulture industry.
Wine not: Exploring the fruitful industry of viticulture
Hard work in expanding and diversifying wine markets is helping the Australian viticulture industry continue to be a powerhouse.
Agriculture sector powering ahead with solar energy
Incorporating solar energy into farming operations through agtech adoption helps to save money and reduce on-farm emissions.
Agtech providing protection from farm theft
Agtech solutions are enhancing security of farms, providing innovative farm theft protection for livestock, crops, and machinery.
Agtech: The A$100 billion industry and the future of farming
Set to become Australia’s next A$100 billion dollar industry, agtech is helping farms increase yields and streamline operations.
Smart farming optimising farm operations
Smart farming is transforming everyday farm operations, helping farmers gain better insight into land quality, and crop and livestock health.
Unearthing soil health
Through agtech adoption and implementing smart farming practices, you can promote soil health and grow high-quality crops.
Agriculture sector to contribute to net zero emissions target
To meet the nation’s goal of net zero emissions by 2050, the agriculture sector needs to dramatically cut its 15% emission rate drastically.
Industrial hemp: The growing, sustainable industry
The global industrial hemp market is expected to reach USD$26.6 billion by 2025 and there is no better time to enter the market than now.
On-farm biosecurity: Protecting the health of your livestock and staff
On-farm biosecurity plans can protect your farmland, staff and livestock’s health by reducing the the risk of the spread of disease and pests.
Storing and handling agrichemicals safely
Storing and handling agrichemicals safely should be a priority as they can limit your exposure to these chemicals and protect your health.
Is seaweed aquaculture the future of sustainability?
The seaweed industry is expected to double in value by 2025 due to its versatility as a source of nutrition and environmental sustainability.
Agricultural drones taking the farming industry to new heights
Tech advancements, like agricultural drones, are improving the quality of farming, transforming traditional farms into smart farms.
Microgreens: Nutrients that pack a punch
The global microgreens market size is projected to reach $3,795.47 million by 2028, with Asia Pacific as the fastest-growing market.
Crop traceability enhancing transparency in the agriculture sector
Today, the demand for greater visibility into crop and livestock traceability from farmland to store shelves has increased exponentially.
Multi-species grazing boosts soil health
Multi-species grazing uses a combination of a variety of plant life in pastures and livestock grazing to promote soil health.
Is vertical farming the future of farming?
With vertical farming, farmers can increase their crops grown with less land by controlling the environment and variability of produce.
Minimising spray drift to protect your health and your land’s health
Minimising spray drift is vital as it affects the health of surrounding crops, your health and the health of your livestock.
Creating a safe work environment for farmhands
Discover the three most common farm hazards. Learn how to prevent them and reduce risk to create a safe work environment for your farmhands.
Securing your farm through livestock theft prevention
Livestock theft affects all farms. Putting practical measures in place can make your farm more secure and aid in livestock theft prevention.
Carbon farming reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Through good carbon farming practices, farmers can improve air and soil quality, and their operations’ energy efficiency.
Soil analysis: Helping you uncover your land’s health
Soil analysis helps you determine the health of your soil. A healthy soil creates an environment for optimal plant growth.
Regenerative farming: Improving soil health and fertility
Regenerative farming, considered best practice farming, aims to improve soil health and fertility by rebuilding organic soil matter and biodiversity through sustainable farming practices.
Agriculture 4.0: The fourth agricultural revolution transforming farming
Agriculture 4.0, also known as the fourth agricultural revolution, seeks to adopt technology into all aspects of farming.
Exploring technologies for the food services industry
Learn about the technologies that ensure optimal freshness of food, workplace safety and productivity in the food services industry.
Precision Farming: Tech integration enhancing farm operations
With precision farming, farm operations have become safer and more environmentally friendly, with crops yielding a more profitable output.
Securing your farm against cyber attacks
A supply chain disruption in large-scale agriculture businesses will lead to massive production downtime, and huge financial losses – something this sector would rather avoid, and something cyber criminals are starting to become aware of.
Choosing the right connectivity option for your farm
Find out the differences between 3G/4G, LoRa, and Satellite connectivity and which of these connectivity option is best suited to your farm.
Farmdeck having a field day at Tocal Field Days
Farmdeck was proud to exhibit at the Tocal Field Days. The three-day event brings together the best and latest products and services in farming techniques, including the latest innovations within the AgTech sector and showcases the future of farming.
Farmdeck rocking Rockhampton at Beef Australia
Over the first week of May, Farmdeck was proud to exhibit at Beef Australia’s trade fair in Rockhampton, QLD, Australia’s Beef Capital.
Sheep ear tags – more than just a colour
Sheep have to be tagged. Aside from being a legal requirement, these tags help with unique identification of the sheep, identifying date of birth, sex and other important detail.