CSIRO funding to make virtual fencing a reality

Updated April 28 2016 - 11:43am, first published 11:18am
ON TRACK: CSIRO has received nearly $300,000 in federal government funding to develop a virtual fencing system fitting collars to sheep to improve weed control.
ON TRACK: CSIRO has received nearly $300,000 in federal government funding to develop a virtual fencing system fitting collars to sheep to improve weed control.

High tech collars fitted to sheep could be the next frontier when it comes to controlling the spread of weeds, with the CSIRO receiving nearly $300,000 of federal government funding to research and develop a ‘virtual fence’ system for farms.

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