The DemoDAIRY Foundation Dairy Innovation Challenge Sustainability-Environmental award for outside the south-west was won by Geoff Schaller of Arcoflex Pty Ltd Boronia for the system to monitor milk pump line pressure, detecting both over and under pressure with the same sensor.
A Water Rat that sends an alert when water levels get too low has taken out the top prize in the inaugural South-west Victorian Dairy Innovation Challenge.
The Water Rat trough and tank sensor, entered by Nick Seymour of Farmo Group Pty Ltd, also took out the local sustainability-environmental award.
The entry eclipsed 18 other entries in the competition. The Challenge is an initiative of the...