By LYNDAL READING
A FARM software company was awarded national start-up of the year at the Australian Information Industry Association iAwards yesterday.
AgriWebb, which collects and uses data to increase profitability and transparency, was recognised at the awards after winning the Victorian award earlier this year.
The business also received a merit award in the industrial and primary industries section.
It is one of two agriculture companies to win awards.
Automed won mobility innovation of the year, Victorian Government Inspiration of the Year award and the industrial and primary industries award.
Automed is a system offering automatic and accurate livestock medication.
It can scan animals, dose them with preset drugs and record all data using mobile phones to synchronise with the Cloud.