Virtual fencing adds new strand to farm management

January 11th, 2021, Other, 08/01/2021
Novel research is examining the performance of virtual fencing technology as a farm automation tool that uses livestock grazing for targeted weed control and to minimise grazing impacts on grain crops, ground cover and erosion-prone areas. CSIRO group leader for integrated agricultural systems Dr Rick Llewellyn and CSIRO animal behaviour and welfare team leader Dr Caroline Lee are co-leading the study with GRDC and Australian Wool Innovation co-investment.

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