Managing cattle by satellite: How its happening in the north

Data from satellites and automated weighing equipment is alerting producers to changes in pasture growth and cattle liveweight on extensive northern properties well before they can detect the same trends with their own eyes. The information is helping them to respond sooner and make decisions to enhance production or minimise losses before it is too late, such as whether to move or sell cattle or introduce supplementation. Sally Leigo from the Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources explained to the Precision Agriculture Symposium in Toowoomba this week how the Precision Pastoral Management System is giving producers unprecedented levels…

Source: Beef Central
Managing cattle by satellite: How its happening in the north