Bigger doesn’t always mean better.
To meet the needs of a rapidly growing human population, we need to grow more food than ever before.
So we are making our machinery bigger than ever before.
But what if we stopped making things bigger and just made them smarter?
What if that little engine that could … became the machine that did?
This is what drives us. We know robotic technology holds the key to the future of farming and we want to bring it to you.
View full Media Release – 6/11/17
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The vision to develop robotic farming technology came from innovative grain and cattle farmer Andrew Bate. Andrew has spent a life time in agriculture; he has trained as an agronomist, and farms near Emerald, Central Queensland Australia. Andrew is passionate about ensuring the future generations of farmers have a vibrant, economic, and sustainable future in the cropping industry. Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland with an Assoc. Dip App Science – Agronomy. He is a mentor on the Westpac Business of Tomorrow Program.
Jocie is a founding director of SwarmFarm Robotics and has life time experience in agriculture. She grew up on a sheep and beef cattle operation south-west of Blackall, Queensland Australia. She has trained as an agricultural economist and has many years’ experience in agricultural consulting, rural finance and grain farming. Jocie graduated from the University of New England, Armidale with a Degree in Agricultural Economics.
Neville also has a life time of experience in agriculture. He has 20 years experience as an agronomist in cotton, grain and horticulture. For the last 10 years he has worked as a finance and agribusiness consultant. Neville has also grown irrigated cotton and currently produces table grapes, hay and cattle on his farm near Emerald, Central Queensland Australia. Neville graduated from the University of Queensland, Gatton with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Rural Technology.
We’re a small team with a big goal!
If you can dazzle us with your talent, passion and potential, you’ll get to work on one of the most exciting projects around!
We are always on the lookout for passionate, talented people, so please drop us a line.
It’s a dream job for an engineer. There’s no better opportunity to work with a robotics system, out in the field, solving real world problems, that have not been attempted before.