Event Details

THIS WORKSHOP PROVIDES A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND REFINE HOW TO IMPLEMENT & BENEFIT FROM THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY ON FARM

You will be guided through the process of developing a personalised Farm Tech plan designed to achieve improvements in productivity and efficiency using what resources you have now and identifying where technology can fill the gaps.

The FarmTech Planning – Making your data work for you workshop has been developed in three key chapters. This is an interactive workshop where discussions are encouraged and you will be actively engaged to contribute, share, and discuss key themes.

Topics covered:

- Identify individual goals and opportunities on farm for improvement in efficiency/productivity.

- Identify needs for technology use on farm and basic needs to start data collection.

- Identify how to quantify existing production capacity.

- Identify opportunities to understand what current practices and resource use can be improved with the use of data and technology.

- Learn the necessary skills to analyse data for improved decision making.

Speakers

  • Alice Butler (Agronomist at Farmanco Management Consultants)

    Alice Butler

    Agronomist at Farmanco Management Consultants

    Alice holds a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from the University of Western Australia & comes with eight years of experience within the grains industry. She has worked at Farmanco since 2020. Alice manages her client’s spatial data using Agleader SMS, PCT AgCloud, QGIS, DataFarming, Google Earth, John Deere Operations Centre and Farmworks, as well as Decipher and Summit Connect for soil data. A starting point for all growers is setting up a master set of boundaries and run lines to help with monitor setups and allow the collection and creation of useful data.

    From there, Alice helps growers to better understand their paddock production and variability allowing the identification and investigation of yield constraints leading to a more strategic amelioration strategies and application of inputs through variable rate. Yield, soil survey, biomass imagery, plant tissue tests and soil samples are all used to help make management decisions. She has a range of experience on machinery brands including Case IH, New Holland, Claas, Agrifac, Trimble, Topcon and John Deere.

    The aim of her work is to maximise the return on fertiliser investment as well as manage the resource to yield potential, ultimately helping her client's businesses to be more profitable and sustainable.

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Tickets

Participant

First Participant from the Business

Standard Price A$495
Additional Participant

Additional Participant from the same Business/Company

Standard Price A$250

Venue

Mukinbudin Community Resource Centre

White Street 8
Mukinbudin, Western Australia, Australia

If you have any questions please contact Lauren Dark

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