Australian Fair Food Forum

Ag tech seminar Seymour | 29 July 2017

The below event may interest some folks. RSVPs and questions should be directed to organisers listed at the end of the post :slight_smile:

Agriculture Technology Seminar
10am โ€“ 2pm
29 July 2017
Ken Hall, Kings Park Seymour
You are invited to the Seymour A & P Society to find out more on the latest in agricultural technology. We will have guest speakers covering farm and land management software, data management and drone demonstrations.

Phil Lyons -CEO Falcon UAV
Focusing on providing the agricultural industry with aerial imaging to instantly identify plant health as seen in the near infrared spectrum.
Phil will be showing the various types of UAVs and their suitability for agriculture. Introducing NDVI imaging (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index), how it works and its benefits to growers.

Hamish Burr - Gallagher
Innovation in Stock weighing identification systems.
The farming sector is fast becoming a sophisticated digital space. New expectation in animal traceability is being demanded by processors and the marketplace. Gallagher is at the forefront of equipment that enables the grower not only identify individual stock but also record measurements to maximize output and improve decision making. Hamish has helped Gallagher establish this equipment and is willing to demonstrate the usefulness on farm.

Phil Whitten โ€“ Farm Monitoring Solutions
In 2015 Phil launched Farm Monitoring Solutions (FMS), a specialist business supplying and supporting Observant and other remote monitoring technologies to the Australian market. In the first year of business, FMS captured over 50% of Observantโ€™s Australian market share with customers in every state in Australia. Based in Euroa Phil also runs a cattle enterprise at Ruffy

Water tank levels, fixed camera images, pump control, soil moisture, weather and electric fence status are just some of the monitoring the Observant system is capable of. Being web-based, users can access their system from anywhere in the world they have access to the internet.

More info and RSVPs
Seymour Agricultural & Pastoral Society
Kings Park, Tallarook St, Seymour 3660
Office (03) 5792 3666
Mobile 0422 058 213