Precision farming, smart tractors, drones and animals monitored by sensors, the agricultural industry of the 21st century looks very different from the past. With a rapidly growing population and the growing detrimental impact of climate change on farming, the agricultural industry has been looking for ways to make farming more efficient and cost-effective.
Investors and researchers are looking to Australia to develop the agricultural and food technologies of the future. With connections within the rapidly growing markets of Asia, Australia is capitalising on these advantages to become a centre for AgTech and food technology innovation.
4Zero Technologies, are passionate about farming. They strive to stay ahead in the agricultural sector, by delivering measurable, relevant and sustainable value at farm, field and industry. 4Zero was established in response to the growing frustrations of wanting low cost, effective technology solutions to automate various farm practices and to consistently and accurately collect data to make informed decisions on running Australian farms.
They are deeply committed to solving AgTech problems for any size farm with low cost, non-proprietary technology and thereby removing a major barrier to entry. Data, along with automation, are one of the fundamental keys to building a smart farm and we are here to help farms create their own smart environments and insights.
With an arsenal of innovative solutions, 4Zero are on the forefront of AgTech developments and are constantly driven to find creative solutions that can help facilitate a more sustainable future in farming.
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham said "Our farmers are some of the most innovative in the world but we’re behind the pack when it comes to commercialising our food and farming technologies. This initiative is about connecting investors with Australian farmers and AgTech start-ups as well as creating more collaborative research and development opportunities.”
The initiative is designed to look at how new technologies can be adopted by the country’s agricultural industry, connect farmers with startups and research institutions, test solutions that can then be exported around the world, and respond to global challenges such as managing resources and consumer demand.
For more information about 4Zero Technologies visit their website https://www.4zerotechnologies.com/agriculture