Coming soon – a selection of data from the many sensors on the DATA Farm.
Benefits of the DATA Farm
The DATA Farm will be integrated into the curriculum of all courses offered at Longerenong College, preparing students for the digitalised future of agriculture. As farms increasingly integrate smart technologies, the insights into these technologies will serve students for years to come. The DATA Farm ensures that Longy students graduate with experience in the latest farming technology, providing them with a competitive advantage in the job market. Whether students are striving towards a digital agriculture career or looking to gain new skills to take home to support the family farm, the Longerenong DATA Farm will provide students with vital tools for the future.
Farmers can visit the DATA Farm Innovation Centre to survey the very latest technologies in digital agriculture operating in a commercial farm environment.
At the Innovation Centre, farmers can assess how digital agriculture technologies can be integrated into their business to improve practices and support sustainable management decisions.
Visit the DATA Farm to see how the many digital agriculture projects present possible solutions to some of the challenges faced by farmers.
Industry & Research
Agriculture industry professionals can utilise the DATA Farm as a chance to upskill in new technologies. Industry visitors to the Innovation Centre can discover how making the most of digital agriculture will benefit their clients or their own business.
The 30,000 data points collected at the DATA Farm each day will form an invaluable resource for agricultural researchers. The analysis of this data is expected to provide ground breaking insights into the uses and capabilities of advanced technologies. Researchers can visit the DATA Farm for a glimpse into the future of farming and to inform their research.