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Farm drone demo

17 November 2023 at 9:30 am in Red Hill

Learn how drones can inform soil health decisions

Come along and learn how drones are used to inform soil health decisions, measure natural capital and identify landscape stress.

Using different types of drones to measure what the human eye can not see so that remedial actions can be taken.

9.30 am -10.00am Morning tea
10.00 am – 11.00 am Drone technology and software
11.00 am -12.00 pm Drone flight demonstrations
12.00 pm- 12.30 pm Q&A

Our presenter Luke Weekley of Falcon UAV will demonstrate a range of drones and how that information is analysed to create targeted inputs. Using GPS data to apply biological inputs only where they are needed automatically saves the land manager input costs.

1. Introduction to drones and applications in precision Ag
2. Introduction to software and hardware for monitoring and interpreting crop stress, heat zones, weed types, weed detection and variable precision spraying via tractor or drone
3. Introduction to soil health and the importance of balancing structure/biology/nutrient
4. Other opportunities in Ag Tech to maximise profit

Red Hill Lions are providing a BBQ

Please advise of any dietary requirements: vffpen@gmail.com

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