Automated site-specific control and sensing for irrigating dairy pastures

McCarthy, Alison (2015) Automated site-specific control and sensing for irrigating dairy pastures. In: Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre Open Day 2015: Tips, Tools and Technologies to Better Manage Climate Variability, 2 Dec 2015, Burnie, Australia.


The National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) is investigating the use and field implementation of real-time adaptive control of irrigation application and timing to improve irrigation management. The Rural R&D for Profit project 'Smarter Irrigation for Profit' is enabling the development of site-specific irrigation control systems to dairy pastures with the University of Tasmania.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Speech)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Institute for Agriculture and the Environment
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2016 03:20
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2017 03:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: variable-rate; robotics; machine vision
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0701 Agriculture, Land and Farm Management > 070104 Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070302 Agronomy
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960905 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management

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