The Digital Homestead assists rangeland managers to make timely and informed decisions

Bishop-Hurley, Greg J., Charmley, Ed, Mills, Scott, Atkinson, Ian, Hay, Rachel, and Atkinson, Margaret (2016) The Digital Homestead assists rangeland managers to make timely and informed decisions. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Rangeland Congress. pp. 1116-1118. From: 10th International Rangelands Congress, 16-22 July 2016, Saskatoon, Canada.

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In 2013 the beef industry was worth $7.4 billion to the Australian economy. For those 10% of Australians who live outside the major cities, information and communication technologies are trickling into the small towns and homesteads of rural Australia. Data and information are key to sustainable businesses including agriculture enterprises and information will be increasingly important for economic and environmental sustainability, animal health and welfare and preserving the right to farm. Producers that can provide evidence of the way their products are produced may command a premium price in a modern society.

Item ID: 46855
Item Type: Conference Item (Abstract / Summary)
ISBN: 978-1-77136-458-4
Keywords: wireless sensor network, beef cattle, rangeland, outback, big data
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Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2017 03:38
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070108 Sustainable Agricultural Development @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences @ 20%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology @ 70%
89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890205 Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture) @ 10%
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