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about 19 hours ago Reinder Prins

Centralization is becoming key

This last week I had the pleasure of visiting a variety of growers and agronomists in South Australia. With 100+ degree temperatures, 20+ mph winds and enough flies to drive me crazy, I witnessed one of South Australia’s earliest harvests. Most growers...

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15 days ago Josh Lay

Improving your reading experience

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about inclusive design and the role it plays within Agworld’s principles of design. One of the main facets of inclusive design that our users provide us feedback on, tends to be the ability to increase text size...

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18 days ago

Agworld celebrates 10 year anniversary

This past Saturday, October 19th, Agworld celebrated its 10 year anniversary in Perth, Western Australia. With staff, clients and suppliers flying in from all parts of Australia, New Zealand and the USA, more than 100 people helped celebrate Agworld...

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28 days ago Chris Booth

A focus on the future for Australia’s oldest field days

Last week saw the Yorke Peninsula Field Days take place in Paskeville, South Australia; this three-day biennial event is about everything agriculture-related on a 30-hectare static display site area. Agworld once again attended and we were hosted by...

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9 months ago Simon Foley

What are the barriers to adoption of digital agriculture?

There has been a huge increase in agtech development in Australia, with new technologies becoming available on a daily basis. With many products having proven track records to help growers solve their problems and improve their bottom line, why aren...

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10 months ago LeeAnn Murphy

Service still the #1 focus for Agworld in 2019

The perception of what ‘service’ means, is different for every client. For some, service means getting assistance from a friendly team member where for others it means receiving a quality product and yet others again merely look at the perceived ‘value...

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10 months ago Charles DuBourg

Managing workflow and information in orchards

As is the case in many farming operations, orchards tend to be ever-expanding in order to maintain economies of scale. With an increase in size comes an additional burden of managing workflows and growing information streams, which raises a question...

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10 months ago Reinder Prins

Service remains key in Ag Retail

With the Christmas holidays over and 2019 in full swing, most of us will have had some time to reflect on 2018 and on what we think 2019 might have in store for us personally and for agriculture in general. During this break I managed to catch up with...

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11 months ago

Generating a passion for Agricultural Careers

In order to address the declining number of students choosing technology, science and engineering career paths, Women in Technology Western Australia launched the Techtrails STEM outreach program in 2010. From 2011 onwards the Techtrails program has...

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11 months ago

2018 Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference

A special sunrise flag-raising ceremony at the National Agricultural Center & Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, KS on Friday November 16th marked the start of the annual Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference, welcoming veterans of all service eras—including...

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11 months ago Reinder Prins

2019 Planning Your Profitability

Anyone who reads this title will probably think: “well, isn’t this the case every year?” And yes, indeed, profitability is always important, and the bottom line is the main driver for decisions every cropping season. Coming off a season like we’ve...

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12 months ago

Valley Ag wins Precision Impact Award

Agpro magazine named Valley Agronomics the 2018 Precision Impact Award Winners at the 2018 ARA Expo and Conference. The Precision Impact Award recognizes retailers who are leading the industry with precision ag in products and services offered to farmers...

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12 months ago Simon Foley

Integrating Ag-tech in rural businesses

Making digital ag profitable

How can I integrate precision ag in my business? When do I ‘do enough technology’ to keep up with the market? How can I convert precision ag into a profit driver for my business?

Agworld general manager Australia / New...

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12 months ago Doug Fitch

The value of collaboration in Agriculture

With an increasing number of technology providers offering their services to growers with the aim of solving very specific problems or offering service in a small niche of agriculture, I see more and more ‘silos’ forming in the ag-tech landscape. And...

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