SPAA’s 21st precision agriculture symposium| Photos

SPAA’s 21st precision agriculture symposium| Photos


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The Society of Precision Agriculture Australia held its 21st symposium this week at Adelaide Oval to help provide primary producers with the latest industry research updates and tools to maximise the benefits of new and existing precision technology that is available to farmers.

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The Society of Precision Agriculture Australia held its 21st symposium this week at Adelaide Oval to help provide primary producers with the latest industry research updates and tools to maximise the benefits of new and existing precision technology that is available to farmers.

Attendees were welcomed by Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone and guest speakers included the University of Sydney Institute of Agriculture and PA Lab’s Thomas Bishop who spoke about the potential for a soil moisture prediction system for dryland cropping, while Ceres Tag chief executive officer David Smith discussed the latest progression of the innovative data tag.

Horticulture experts also spoke about their latest findings, including Brazil-based CSIRO researcher Andre Colaco who discussed precision agriculture applied to citrus farms and, managing avocado root rot with remote sensing was presented by University of New England Precision Agriculture Research Group’s Surantha Salgadoe.

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