Fact sheet: Broadacre cropping and space-based technologies

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  • Published: 20 Apr 2021

  • Author(s): Paul Tregoning, Owen Atkin, Simon McClusky, Nan Yang, Martin Amidy, Sarah Adams, Jia-Urnn Lee, Julia Hammer

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Space-based technologies offer multiple benefits to broadacre cropping, including water and soil moisture monitoring, remote sensing of crop growth and health, and autonomous vehicle navigation. This fact sheet is one of six in a series and complements the report ‘Space-based technologies – opportunities for the rural sector’.