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Drone enabled agriculture

17 December 2018

Some of the most exciting innovations in Australia are coming out of the agriculture and food sector.

Traditionally, science advances in agriculture have come from government-funded laboratories and academic institutions. But as governments around the world look to make scientific research deliver industry outcomes and be financially more self-sustaining, a shift is happening.

Agribusiness innovation is now increasingly being found in partnerships and alliances between research organisations and industry; from multi-national agribusiness giants with billions of dollars at their disposal all the way to small-scale start-ups with little more than a good idea, determination and some savvy investors.

Combined with digital technologies, Agriculture is attracting people with a variety digital and employability skills such as team work, presentation and digital literacy.

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