Entries by Luke Byrnes

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#SPAAEXPO20 Event Update. The SPAA committee has made the decision to POSTPONE our #PA event scheduled for next Thursday (26th Mar) in Loxton due to the COVID-19 situation. Whilst this is extremely disappointing we consider this to be socially responsible and respectful of current policies and communities reaction to COVID-19 virus. People who have purchased tickets to attend […]


Hort Innovation tour group about to embark! ‘Vegetable growers undertake PA pilgrimage’

A tour group, comprising of leading vegetable growers from Qld, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia will undertake a four-day tour visiting precision vegetable destinations of interest. Organised and facilitated by Celia van Sprang and Julie O’Halloran from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the tour is an initiative of a strategic levy investment under the Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund. Designed to encourage […]


Meet our new Technical Programs Manager

Today we welcome Mr Bill Burgess to our team, commencing in the role of Technical Programs Manager. Born and bred South Australian, Bill and his family have settled down in the Barossa Valley. Bill has a broad agricultural background of Cropping and Livestock, but most recently 5 years with a marketing and sales roles with […]

Conversations with Farmers – Peter Kuhlmann

Efficiency gains the aim on PA adoption Eyre Peninsula farmer Peter Kuhlmann was quick to recognise the improvements in efficiency precision agriculture tools gave him when he first adopted guidance and autosteer almost two decades ago. This case study was supported by SPAA Society of Precision Agriculture Australia Inc through funding from the South Australian Grain Industry Trust Fund as part of project SPAA118 – […]


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 […]


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 […]