TECH HYPE MEETS FARM REALITY - REGIONAL MEET UP
The Regional NSW Tech & Entrepreneurs Meetup group is a opportunity to build networks and knowledge about the start-up and entrepreneur ecosystem in the central west of NSW.
Over 70 people attended the inaugural Regional NSW Tech & Entrepreneurs Meetup, focused on Ag-Tech, was hosted by NSW DPI's GATE - Global Ag Tech Ecosystem - a newly founded innovation centre in Orange on 25 July 2018.
Guest speaker was Ben Watts, founder of Bralca, a nation wide agricultural business consultant. Ben is a leading edge farm technology adopter, with a proven history of adopting technology that is fit for purpose and not just for looks.
See our feature story in The LandNSW Department of Primary Industries, Street address: 1447 Forest Road, Orange, NSW Australia
A partnership between NSW Department of Primary Industry DPI and Bralca supported by Innovation Central conducted a project to fast track the adoption of digital technology in agribusiness.
Innovation Central is a connected tech laboratory provided by CISCO, NSW DPI, CSIRO, NSWFarmers and the University of NSW. Its aim is to accelerate adoption of digital technology in agribusiness.Mr. John Anderson, Designer
Ben and his team were key in setting up our mapping drone and more recently our Richen spray drone that has allowed us to move to the next step in weed control.
Paul Brydon, Board Member of Central West Local Land Services