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.
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.
- For details of seminars see www.farm-smart.co.uk
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