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Precision Technology: Sustainable Farming for Arable and Grassland Systems

Date: 11th July 2019

Location: Balintore Hall IV20 1UA

Time: 11:00 - 15:00

Cost: Free*

Innovative technology can be of great benefit to promote sustainable agriculture.

New farm technologies can be used to improve soil fertility and crop yields through more accurate and effective application of lime and fertilisers. This event, which brings together scientists and specialists, will look at recent advances in farm technology and on-farm equipment which are being used to improve the efficiency of food production today in Scotland.

Precision technology

Topics for the day:

  • Controlled Traffic Farming
  • Soil and Satellite mapping
  • Soil Health Testing
  • Real Time Crop Sensors

Speakers include:

  • Paul Hargreaves, SRUC
  • Hamish Knottenbelt, RHIZA Digital
  • Gavin Elrick, SAC Consulting
  • Simon Robbins, Precision Decisions

Lunch will be provided.

Booking is essential: FBSInverness@sac.co.uk or Tel: 01463 233266

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