Entries by SPAA Nicole Dimos

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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 […]

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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 – […]