Entries by Nicole Dimos

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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 – […]

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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 […]