News & Updates

SuniTAFE launches free essential farm worker training

SuniTAFE is pleased to launch an immersive experience to learn essential skills to work on the farm. Read more

Attention: Date Growers!

Attention: Date Growers! Read more

A guide to using Precision Viticulture

Precision Viticulture (PV*) is precision farming applied to optimise vineyard performance.  It ensures proportionate grape yield and maximum quality, while minimising environmental impacts and risk.  Read more

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Industry Insights

Do more with less

Farmers and food producers have had no other choice but to think differently and adopt innovative solutions to increase yields while also reducing productions costs. Read more

Drivers of change

With a finite area of arable farming land available, food producers over the world have needed to reassess traditional practices to achieve greater and more sustainable yields. Read more

4 innovative farming practices

Farming has long been among the most progressive of any industry, seeking more efficient ways to grow better crops and raise healthier livestock. Read more

The rise of producer led innovation

Enterprising Australian farmers in Agtech start-ups are creating solutions and building new technology to problems they experience. Read more

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Trials & Research

New Trial – Sentinel Mobile Disease Surveillance Unit

The SuniTAFE SMART Farm will host the Sentinel mobile disease surveillance unit for a Sunraysia study during the summer of 2021/22. The Sentinel unit monitors airborne pests and diseases to aid on-farm pest management decisions. Read more

SMART Farm crop diversity "ideal" location for iMapPESTS project

THE SuniTAFE SMART Farm has played a critical role in a program to improve bio-security preparation, resilience, and responsiveness to pests in horticulture and agriculture. Read more

Crop trials a SMART idea

A collaboration between Australian Primary Hemp (APH) and SuniTAFE will see the land at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm set aside for hemp plantings, to assess its suitability to collect data on low-THC hemp varieties. Read more

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SMART Farm Schools

Sunray Warriors & the SMART Farm

A NEW generation of farmers or scientists may have had their passion sparked following a presentation by the SuniTAFE SMART Farm Project Leader of Horticultural Innovation Nicole Byrnes at the Sunray Warriors. Read more

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