What is SMART Farm?
The SuniTAFE SMART Farm plans to be the leading training provider in SMART Horticulture farming, combining best practice with cutting-edge technology.
SMART Farm Technology
Technologies have revolutionised modern agriculture and horticulture industries.  To enhance the SMART Farm’s future readiness learn about the new innovative technology that has been acquired.
Our Vision & Mission
We have exciting plans for the SMART Farm to enable us to innovate and lead industry change.  Find out more about our vision & mission.


Developing the people of today into the workforce of tomorrow.

The horticultural industry is diverse and central to the national economy. In Sunraysia alone, Horticulture is forecast to double over the next 10+ years. Despite job prospects increasing in the sector, jobs in farming aren’t what they used to be.
While traditional labour skills are still required to operate farms today, we are now at a crossroads between industrial-era farming and SMART Farming.  These farms of the future will use cutting-edge technology and equipment to make horticulture farming more efficient and productive. 
New Acquisitions at the SuniTAFE SMART Farm

We’re pleased to announce the SuniTAFE SMART Farm’s newest acquisitions. Find out more about our new technology and equipment Read more

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

Which Horticulture App ebook launches

Launching the new “Which app for Horticulture” ebook, showcasing over 60 apps available for producers. 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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Corporate partners
We're proud to partner with a number of industry leading organisations. Find out more about our partnerships and join our expanding network.

Trials & Research
Help shape the future of horticulture and connect with others.  Businesses are invited to trial new agricultural technology and crops.

School Involvement
The SMART Farm offers site tours, special events, topical talks and demonstrations to involve schools and showcase the range of new career options in horticulture. 

Horticulture training, research and resources

SMART Farm Events
The SMART Farm hosts a number of special events and activities throughout the year to showcase new innovative technologies and career options.

Free essential farm worker training
Free online training using 3D video experiences to demonstrate essential skills and knowledge for working on the farm.
Smarter Learning
Ready to launch your farming career, refresh your skills or learn some new ones? Explore our agriculture and horticulture courses.

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