Entries by Nicole Dimos

Conversations with Farmers – Revisiting PA pioneers ten years on – Book launch

Supported by funding from the South Australian Grains Industry Trust (SAGIT), SPAA (the) Society of Precision Agriculture Australia brings an exciting and innovative way to educate farmers on PA technologies. Our book was launched yesterday (Wednesday 23rd September) at the annual SAGIT researcher forum in Adelaide. Dr Nicole Dimos, SPAA Executive Officer, said “Conversations with […]

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Membership renewals RE-INSTATED

It’s been three months since your membership renewals with SPAA went ON HOLD. We recognised that you or your family and business may have been hurt financially by the current pandemic crisis. So have we! It’s now time to reciprocate and quickly jump on board and renew your membership with us. We also have a new change with […]

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Membership renewal notices ON HOLD

Even though much of the world is consumed with fighting the spread of coronavirus, membership renewals with SPAA will go ON HOLD. We recognise you or your family and business may have been hurt financially by the current crisis. So have we!  To assist you, we’ll wait with you until things settle a bit longer […]

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Job Opportunity – Marketing and Publicity Coordinator

SPAA is very excited to be adding a PT Marketing and Publicity Coordinator to the team. Are you an experienced communicator and marketer who is passionate about Technology adoption in Agriculture? National business, reporting to the Executive Officer Opportunity to work with experts in Precision Agriculture PT Position 20 hrs/week can be based anywhere in […]

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Planning underway for free, nationwide ‘Hands on Precision Agriculture Training’ program

TAKE THE SURVEY to help shape the program. The Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) has provided funding for us and four leading grower groups to develop and deliver free precision agriculture (PA) training to growers across Australia. Your feedback will be important to develop the workshop programs Click here to complete the survey SPAA Executive […]

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SPAA Precision Ag EXPO POSTPONED

#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 […]

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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 […]