Automated site-specific control and sensing for irrigating dairy pastures

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McCarthy, Alison. 2015. "Automated site-specific control and sensing for irrigating dairy pastures." Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre Open Day 2015: Tips, Tools and Technologies to Better Manage Climate Variability. Burnie, Australia 02 Dec 2015
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Automated site-specific control and sensing for irrigating dairy pastures

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AuthorMcCarthy, Alison
Year2015
Conference/EventTasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre Open Day 2015: Tips, Tools and Technologies to Better Manage Climate Variability
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Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Dairy Centre Open Day 2015: Tips, Tools and Technologies to Better Manage Climate Variability
Event Date
02 Dec 2015
Event Location
Burnie, Australia
Abstract

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.

Keywordsvariable-rate; robotics; machine vision
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300206. Agricultural spatial analysis and modelling
400799. Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics not elsewhere classified
300403. Agronomy
Byline AffiliationsNational Centre for Engineering in Agriculture
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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