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Satellite monitoring tools key to sustainable agriculture Using satellite data to deliver real-time crop monitoring can help achieve more cost-efficient and sustainable agriculture, and open up potential new commercial opportunities. Read the article here Thanks to CORDIS Read more…

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Efficient Cotton Irrigation Practices in Australia

  • Antonio Gnassi
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Australia‘s cotton industry has made significant strides in improving water use efficiency. This has been achieved through the implementation of innovative irrigation practices and technologies. In this post, we’ll explore these practices and their impact on sustainable cotton production. Water use efficiency in Cotton ProductionWater use efficiency (WUE) is a term commonly used to describe…

Young People and Smart Agriculture

Young People and Smart Agriculture. Embracing New Technologies and Research: A Pathway to Environmental and Social Development

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Young People and Smart Agriculture. Young people hold the key to creating a better future The world is evolving at an unprecedented pace, with new technologies and research driving progress in various fields. One area where these advancements have immense potential is smart agriculture. By harnessing the power of Earth Observation (EO), we can revolutionize…

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COALA Project: A Success Story

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The COALA Project, a European Union funded project involving a collaborative initiative between the European Union and Australia has successfully concluded. The project, which ran from 2020 to 2023, aimed to develop and implement a new intelligent irrigation monitoring and control system for agriculture. The system uses satellite data to monitor crop conditions and water…

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Smart Irrigation: Revolutionizing Farming with Satellite Observations

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Premise: In this post we imagined a conversation between three farmers: Cameron Taylor, Rodney Pohlner and Gavin Del Broi. The conversation is the fruit of our imagination but the contents are taken from three interviews with three farmers. The interviews were carried out in different places and times. Here’s what came of it. In the…

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The Future of Farming: Combining Local Knowledge and Precision Agriculture

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Precision agriculture is a rapidly evolving industry that requires constant innovation to meet growing market demands. AgTech companies like COALA partner AGRISAT are leading change as advancements in remote sensing technology, and data analysis have allowed for more precise and efficient farming practices. Although these organisations are adept at communicating online, there is no better…

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Stakeholder Engagement; In Conversation with Dr Rebecca Cross

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The success of any international project relies on the strength of its stakeholder engagement. So how do you engage stakeholders, across several countries and time zones while connecting the needs of a farmer in regional Australia with European space technology? This is exactly what Dr Rebecca Cross, a researcher from the University of Sydney, specialises…

Dr D'Urso completing fieldwork for the COALA project in Australia

Applications for AgTech; In Conversation with Dr Guido D’Urso

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Dr Guido D’Urso starts each day with a cup of Italian coffee as he reads his emails. Working on an international project, Dr D’Urso corresponds with his Australian colleagues in the morning, his European colleagues during the day, and his American peers in the evening. Guiding PhD students, coordinating postgraduate courses, and managing an international…

Dr De Michele presents work on the COALA project at a conference in Adelaide

AgTech and Ariespace; In Conversation with Dr Carlo De Michele

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Carlo De Michele is a very early riser, so arranging a conversation across the globe is no issue for him. Between making breakfast, the school run and zipping to work at Ariespace, on his motorbike, Dr De Michele finds the time to speak with us about creating and managing an international AgTech project. “My name…

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Big Data for Agriculture; In Conversation with Francesco Vuolo

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Far from the dirt roads and flat landscapes of Australian farmland, Dr Francesco Vuolo calls me from the idyllic mountainous background of Austria. Dr Vuolo speaks with me about the big data for agriculture that COALA uses for its projects, drawing from a wealth of experience working with satellite data.  Based at the University of…

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