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Farmers ‘leading changes to data-driven digital research projects’


Agriculture R&D benefits from farmers’ use of digital technologies, says CRC head

Data collection by Australia’s farmers is changing the way agriculture R&D projects are designed and is influencing research that affects food supply chains, a leading scientist has told a global conference.

David Lamb, chief scientist with the Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre, said digital technologies such as satellite data drones had helped farmers develop precision agriculture management systems.

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