Technology and innovation

Tools & Resources

Regenerating Soil with a Specialised Planter

Sustainable Table and the Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries funded grower group Central Queensland Soil Health Systems for a seeder to sow a multi-species mix of plants into their paddocks, fallows and inter-rows. The equipment will be hired to members, progressing regenerative agriculture in the Mackay Whitsunday Issac Region.

Reef Trust 4 – Streambank Remediation

How exactly does something like a wooden pile field act to stop erosion? Check out this video to find out the answers

Greater Whitsunday Agtech Hub

The Greater Whitsunday Agtech Hub supports producers and businesses to better understand agtech solutions and connect them with service providers and investors. Access the hub to find a local agtech supplier, see examples of agtech in use, access resources and source funding, and join the agtech community.

Mixed Species Fallow Cropping

Air seeder, tech adoption & machinery adaptation for mixed species fallow cropping.

AgTech Skills Hub

The Aquaculture and Agriculture Tech (AgTech) Skills Hub is supporting Queensland’s Agribusiness sector by providing industry the opportunity to participate, for free, in critical skilling programs including digital, technology and work skills for current and future roles. The AgTech Skills Hub provides a suite of products, developed in partnership with industry, from micro-credentials and accredited skillsets to nationally recognised qualifications that will enable participants to gain valuable skills driven by the introduction of new technologies.

Harvest Mate app

Harvest Mate is a new harvesting decision support tool.


A sugarcane irrigation scheduling tool

Moisture probe for loan
Sugar Research Australia (SRA)

Improving Irrigation for growers in Mackay, Plane Creek and Proserpine. To trial the moisture probe contact: Stephanie Duncan 0459 863 298 or Dylan Wedel 0490 029 387


SRA’s is a great starting point for calculating if your farm’s irrigation is profitable.



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