3D draining and erosion management workshop

3D Soil Management Planning

Join Queensland Drones and Growcom’s Hort360 staff for an information session this month on taking your property planning to the next level.

DATE: Tuesday 22 November 2016

TIME: 9:30 – 11:30am, followed by BBQ lunch

LOCATION: Cameron & Mary Lister’s Farm. Access via Old Gympie Rd, Glasshouse Mountains between Sahara Rd & Fullertons Rd. Look for the Hort360 signs.

COST: Free

RSVP: Online by Friday 18 November

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

BOB HOWARD – OWNER, GES PROPERTY MAPPING & MACADAMIA GROWER

Erosion Management Action Plans are designed to minimise erosion and soil loss from farms. These plans provide knowledge to growers about their farm that allows them to manage their property more effectively.

JADE KING – AGRONOMIST, COOCHIN CREEK FRUITGROWERS COOPERATIVE

Discuss how the LIDAR layers can be used in-conjunction with pest scouting records, crop and orchard management, spray management and fertiliser requirements.

TONY GILBERT – CEO, QLD DRONES

NDVI can identify crop stress well before the human eye can, leading to faster, more effective treatments.

NICK WATTS – PROJECT DIRECTOR, GROWTH AGRICULTURE/INNOVATE AG

Come hear about the new product SeroX, and how it might benefit you and your farm.

Also available to speak with on the day:

  • Ro Beveridge & Anna Geddes: Hort360 Facilitators, Growcom
  • Nick Harman: Irrigation Specialist, Coochin Creek Fruitgrowers Cooperative
  • Andrew Robson: Associate Professor, University of New England
  • Ian Layden: Leader, Horticultural Systems (Innovation), DAF

This workshop is funded by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

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