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Accelerating the development of agtech solutions worth adopting [Report]

Posted on 2 Nov 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, News, Resources

AgFutures latest research report ‘Accelerating the development of agtech solutions worth adopting’ looks at the digital future of Agriculture. The research was undertaken by AgThentic’s Sarah Nolet and Cass Mao and explores challenges affecting the uptake of AgTech by the farming sector. It also features opportunities that come with new technologies. A number of factors that hinder the adoption of technology by producers were...

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In the Region: Local Council News

Posted on 2 Nov 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Consultation, Local Government, News, Tourism

It’s time to nominate your local heroes for the 2019 Australia Day awards. Visit your local council’s website for information about award categories and how to nominate.   Clarence Valley Council My Clarence Valley finalist in destination marketing – Promoting the Clarence Valley as a world-class destination has earned My Clarence Valley tourism State recognition. My Clarence Valley tourism has been announced as a finalist in the...

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Investors Keen to Discover Northern Rivers’ Big Ideas

Posted on 16 Oct 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Business and industry, Government news, News, RDA-NR, Workshops and Courses

Sarah Nolet, CEO, Agthentic is a globally recognised food systems innovation expert and will be presenting a two-hour workshop to local food and ag tech businesses at the Bangalow Bowling Club, Friday 26 October 2018. The workshop will begin at 9:30 am with presentations from Kylee Ingram of Founders Northern Rivers and Jobs for NSW’s Chris Celovic. Chris will share his thoughts on developing successful regional models for food and ag tech...

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Examining the effects of automation on regional Australia [Report]

Posted on 3 Oct 2018 in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Employment, News, Resources

A new Regional Australia Institute (RAI) discussion paper reveals the automation risks rural areas are facing and outlines how simultaneously increasing migration and lifting local skills development can prepare rural labour markets to do well in an era of changing workforce demand. Accompanying the discussion paper is a set of tools to determine the impact of automation on a range of jobs. The Regional Job Automation Pack is the first release...

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