Taking the Guesswork out of growing: Internet of Things in agriculture

Ros Harvey will share her practical experience in building her AgTech business, The Yield. The presentation will span the technology, the business models and the operational challenges of delivering solutions to market. She will discuss her experience in creating public good with private effort in the digital economy. With her strong international development background, Ros is in a unique position, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of digital agriculture in emerging markets.

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About the Presenters

Ros Harvey

Ros is an entrepreneur and experienced senior executive at both national and international levels. She is the Founder and Managing Director of The Yield, an agriculture technology company that helps improve customers’ productivity and manage risks in food and agriculture. It does this by providing on-farm sensors & customised information service to make better decisions at the right time. Bosch and KPMG are corporate investors in The Yield.

Ros worked internationally for 15 years. She was the founder of Better Work, a global flagship program between the World Bank group and the United Nation’s International Labour Organisation. Better Work pioneered the use of novel technology to improve the working lives of millions of women in global supply chains.

Throughout her career, Ros has focused on using data and technology to create public good with private effort.

Ros is also an Adjunct Professor at the Queensland University of Technology’s Institute for Future Environments which is home to their IntelliSensing research program in agriculture.

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Submitted 1:05 am, September 14, 2018

Creating public good with private effort in the digital economy.


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Submitted 12:13 pm, May 11, 2018

Interesting and Informative...


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Submitted 1:35 pm, December 12, 2017

Very informative. Thank you!

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