Learn, share, connect and be inspired about all things precision agriculture at the 19th Symposium on Precision Agriculture in Australasia in September.
The landmark event will kick-off in Toowoomba on Monday 12 September. Running over three jam-packed days, the Symposium will feature guest speakers, practical presentations, farm tours and networking opportunities.
A panel of speakers will showcase the use of precision agriculture (PA) technologies from a range of agricultural production systems. Attendees will hear about the latest research developments in production systems including grains, livestock, sugar, horticulture and vegetables and environment.
The event has more than 20 presentations lined up, including practical presentations by farmers demonstrating how precision agriculture is applied at a farm level, and details about new research results in pest and disease management, remote sensing, moisture probes and UAVs.
Lisa Prassack will attend as the international guest speaker. Renowned for her fresh, unique perspective and dynamic presentations, Ms Prassack has over 20 years of experience in emerging technology, agriculture and business experience. Her expertise translating customer needs into big data applications for informed decisions has branded her one of the industry’s most in demand speakers.
Ms Prassack will join a panel of speakers, including representatives from DAVCO Optisurface, NSW DPI, QLD DAF, SwarmFarm, Croplands and more. Queensland farmers presenting will include Ed Windley from Kalbar, who will discuss PA in vegetable cropping; large scale Jimbour grain producer, St John Kent; and Ayr sugar producer, Denis Pozzebon.
The event line-up will strive to inform landholders of the practical uses of PA technology under Australian conditions and help farmers improve their approach to farm management.
Complementing the conference component of the event will be a series of farm tours across the region. The new, practical element will aim to showcase a handful of the many excellent PA producers in the Darling Downs region.
The event is marked to be a great opportunity to learn from industry experts and network with like-minded people. More than 150 attendees are expected, and catchment farmers, agronomists and industry personnel are encouraged to register.
For more information about the event or to register your attendance, click here.