Smart Agriculture Workshops

Tue 25 May

DISA21 will feature a range of Smart Agriculture workshops. Listen to the experts as they detail the benefits and drawbacks of utilising new technologies in agriculture.

10:30am | Welcome – Jonathan Jenkin, Coordinator of the GSSA Smart Farm Demonstration Trials

10:35am | Sponsor Address – Robert Hardie | NBN Co

10:40am | Workshop Instructions/Outline – Jonathan Jenkin

10:45am | Break Out Session A – Precision Land Management & Planning Tech
Choose three sessions from the below. 25 minutes per session.

» John Deere & Cervus EquipmentSam Brown
Understanding John Deere’s Digital Ecosystem & Advancements in Farm Machinery

Southern PrecisionGrant Yates
Managing Waterlogging Through Precision Drainage

D1 StoreColeby Thew
DJI Latest Drone Technology for Farming

Agriculture Victoria & Melbourne UniversityJane Court & Brendan Cullen
Soil Moisture Probes in Pastures What Can They Tell Us?

12:15pm | Lunch – in Trade Exhibition Hall

1:00pm | Break Out Session B – Stock Handling, Monitoring and Management Technology
Choose three sessions from the below. 25 minutes per session.

» Te Pari & Sapien George Osmond
How Technology is Making Stock Handling Safer, Efficient and More Informed

» Optiweigh – Anthony Chick
Optiweigh Has Solved the Problem of Efficiently Weighing Livestock, in the Paddock Without Disturbing the Animals

» AgriFurtures and Gunning Sheep FarmerJennifer Medway
Integrating Practical and Meaningful Technology into Your Livestock Enterprise

» GallagherMike Hemsley
WEID 2021

2:30pm | Break Out Session C – IoT Tech on Farm, Infrastructure Monitoring, Farm Safety & Security
Choose three sessions from the below. 25 minutes per session.

» FarmoNick Seymour
I Just Want to Know if My Tank is Empty and Now My Head is Exploding with Information Overload

» Jono’s Sight, Sound & Communications Jono Lowin
On Farm Security and WiFi Connectivity

» Farmbot – Andrew Coppin
Choosing Appropriate IoT for Your Farm

» Agriculture Victoria Chris Blore
Smart Farm Sensor Demonstrations – What Have We Learnt?

4:00pm | Smart Agriculture Workshops Close

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