AgTech Directory

Electric Fences Monitoring

Electric fence monitoring can be used to detect and locate faults in electric fences, reducing the time lost and manual effort required in the event of electric fence defects. Farmdeck’s sensors provide near real-time monitoring information about fence status and voltage levels from the Farmdeck app. You can opt to receive alerts when a fence is switched off because of a fault or goes below a certain voltage level threshold. While one sensor can monitor an entire fence, multiple sensors can be used to monitor a narrower of fence distance, meaning you can locate faults more quickly. Read more about Electric Fences Monitoring at https://www.farmdeck.com/feature/electric-fences-monitoring/


  • Focus areas
  • Pricing model

    Sensors, networking hardware and installation services are priced via quote. Access to the Farmdeck application to see your data is subscription based depending on the number of farms and users you need. See more details on pricing here: https://www.farmdeck.com/pricing/

  • Installation process

    The solution is installed by Farmdeck, and the team also adds the electric fence monitoring sensors to the customer's Farmdeck account on the app. Our team is composed of wireless and networking engineers who can design and deploy the network required for your farm to do IoT. Alternatively, we can install Farmdeck on any network already available at your farm.

  • Ongoing maintenance required and support provided in Australia

    We have technical staff on the ground to provide support for hardware set up and maintenance, software training and data interpretation. We also provide support by phone during normal working hours.

  • Units deployed commercially
    50
  • Energy source

    Battery Powered

  • Communications compatibility

    LoRaWAN (Farmdeck can design and deploy the network required for connectivity)

  • Data ownership policy

    Farmdeck provides a private network solely for customers and all data is kept within Australia. The data is owned by the customer and not made available to any other third party organisation without prior consent by the customer.

  • Data privacy and security policy

    Farmdeck respects the customer's right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and software application users. We adhere to the National Privacy Principles established by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This policy sets out how we collect and treat our customers' personal information.To read our Privacy Policy, visit: https://www.farmdeck.com/privacy-policy/

Case Study

Electric fences monitoring at Stoney Creek Farm Stoney Creek is a 500-hectare farm located in Bathurst, NSW. They are home to 100 breeding cows and several hundred sheep. The farm is spread across a public road which splits the land into two. To help prevent livestock from wandering onto the road, his paddocks are surrounded by 1,424 metres of electric fences. With Farmdeck’s electric fence monitoring solution utilising sensors, the team at Stoney Creek can look at the voltage level of fences at any given time and from anywhere. If the voltage goes below or above a certain threshold, they will receive an alert notification and be able to attend to the issue quickly, so they can be certain that livestock won’t stray onto the road. Read the whole case study here: https://www.farmdeck.com/stories/stoney-creek-farm/

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