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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.
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
IT’S been several years since Courtney Sandiman, 22, first set foot on at SuniTAFE. Courtney turned to SuniTAFE to build her knowledge and skill set by completing a Certificate IV in Design and Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management. Read more