Entries by Nicole Dimos

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New face on the SPAA committee

The results of the 2018 SPAA AGM held on Monday 10th September welcome some new faces to the committee. We are thrilled to announce Rohan Rainbow who was our organisations 1st Executive Officer elected to serve a role on the management committee. “A reason for wanting to come back and support SPAA has been to assist […]

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Bramley recognised with a SPAA life membership

Dr Robert Bramley, a researcher with CSIRO from Adelaide, SA has been announced as the recipient of the SPAA Life membership award. Dr Bramley is highly respected in Australia and overseas for the research he has, and continues to undertake within the field of Precision Agriculture. His research work spans over 20 years and the […]

It’s membership renewal time

JOIN and/or RENEW BEFORE 11th JULY and be in with a chance to WIN a great PRIZE from Topcon Agriculture   It’s time to renew your annual subscription with SPAA and we’ve made it even easier by completing it all online from the SPAA website https://spaa.com.au/membership/  usingcredit card or Paypal facilities. Our price remains unchanged and you […]

Will you be on our program at #PASymposium18?

Call for abstracts are now open for #PASympoisum18. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to present your research or on-farm story. With a large crowd expected as we return to Adelaide get in quick. Don’t forget if you have a suggestion for a speaker let me know and we can endeavor to get them onto […]

Meet our new project officer

SPAA (the) Society of Precision Agriculture Australia is pleased to announce its newest appointment with Ms Kristin Murdock as the association’s new PA project officer. SPAA Executive officer Dr Nicole Dimos said, “This exciting position established by SPAA is the result of having to meet the demands of the industry. We are seeing tremendous growth […]

Factsheet on UAVs

The agricultural sector sees SPAA as a trusted source of PA information, and the production of factsheets led to new knowledge, on-going support and highlights the importance of these tools as part of their business and continues to create a network for farmers and the private sector to work together and share knowledge.With thanks to […]

New faces join the SPAA committee

We are thrilled to announce some new faces joining the SPAA committee who were elected at our recent AGM that was held in Crystal Brook in March. Ben Pratt is a farmer from Blyth graduated last year with a first class honours degree at the Uni of Adelaide with a focus on PA mapping. He […]

Funding success for SPAA

Have you ever wondered what the pioneering PA producers are now doing? With thanks to new project funding from SAGIT we will revisit a number of grain producers (aka early adopters) and collect information about their continued journey and adoption and use of PA technology and to glean useful insights from this information that can […]

A review of indicators of soil health and function: Farmers’ needs and data management

The Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI) at Federation University Australia has been funded by the Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils (Soil CRC) to provide a comprehensive review of the relevance of reliable, easily measurable and practical indicators of agricultural soil health and function. Through the mechanism of an online survey, the […]

2018 SPAA AGM

Notice is hereby given that the 2018 SPAA AGM will be held on Wednesday 21st March in Crystal Brook SA. Member invitations, minutes and reports will be sent to all members 28 days prior to the meeting.