If you already use GPS equipment or are thinking of kitting up, don’t miss Precision Farming 2008 on Wednesday 5 March at the East of England Showground near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. All the main GPS firms will be there and there’s a working demo area and a seminar programme. Cost is £10 on the gate or £5 in advance. For tickets and more info ring 08454 900 142 or click on www.farm-smart.co.uk/precision/index.asp.

Seminar Programme:

10.30am – The economic argument for precision farming what it costs and makes – Neil Cameron, Associate Agribusiness Consultant, Bidwells.

11.30am – Controlled traffic farming – increasing farm profit through smart soil management. Tim Chamen, CTF Europe.

1.30pm – Precision farming and good agronomy: Natural partners? Jim Watson, Soilessentials.

2.30pm – Patchwork WebTrack – A fully integrated web-based farm traceability system. Richard Price, Patchwork Technology.

Precision farming firms attending:

  1. Agco
  2. David King (Muller)
  3. DGPS4U
  4. Farm Image
  5. Farm Works
  6. Farmade
  7. Farmex
  8. Hardi
  9. John Deere
  10. Knight
  11. Muddy Boots Software
  12. Patchwork Technology
  13. Pear Technology
  14. Precise solutions
  15. Saderet
  16. Soilessentials
  17. Soyl
  18. Wroot Water
  19. Yara