Fact sheet: Intensive livestock farming 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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Historically, space-based technologies in the agriculture sector have primarily been deployed in broadacre cropping and extensive ruminant grazing enterprises. However, recent developments in satellite-based technologies offer advances that intensive livestock operations can benefit from. This fact sheet is one of six in a series and complements the report ‘Space-based technologies – opportunities for the rural sector’.