Posted on 2 October 2017
This is evident by the various terms appearing in the literature and press including "E-agriculture", "Precision Farming", "Agritech", "Connected Farms", "Internet of Agri-things" and even "the Internet of Tomatoes".
Dr Dave Chesmore's open lecture 'Electronics and technology in agriculture: The next farming revolution?' will be held on Thursday 5 October 2017, 7.30PM. The talk aims to show how electronics is at the heart of technological advances and will cover a range of topics including automatic milking machines, robot weed sprayers, GPS, driverless tractors, automated nitrogen sensing for crop spraying, wireless sensor networks, IoT, satellite and airborne remote sensing, LEDs for crop growth control and pest detection. It will conclude with a look at future develoments such as fully automated crop growing.
Speaker: Dr Dave Chesmore, Department of Electronic Engineering
Location: Room P/L001, Physics
Admission: is free and open to all. No booking required.