The farmers leading the Aussie agtech movement to automate ag

November 24th, 2020

The Courier Mail, Other, 23/11/2020, Sue Neales
Catching up with central Queensland grain grower Andrew Bate can be a difficult task. “Sorry, he’s off in the paddock chasing robots,” says his wife and business partner, Jocie Bate, with a laugh. […] In August major investors, including mining and beef entrepreneur Andrew Forrest, Woolworths and GrainCorp, poured more than $13 million into new business Future Feed, to help commercialise the CSIRO discovery that red asparagopsis seaweed fed as an additive to cattle can reduce damaging methane emissions that contribute to global warming and climate change by 80 per cent.

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