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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Rice Research Australia manager Russell Ford hosted trials to test the performance of a satellite-guided robotic tractor on his family's property, about 20 kilometres west of Jerilderie in the southern Riverina region of NSW... Trialled at Rice Research Australia, about 20 kilometres west of Jerilderie, in February this year, the unmanned Yanmar tractor showed it can autonomously spray, sow and cultivate... Contributing to the research funded by the Japanese Government is Rice Research Australia, the University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology and the University of NSW, along with engineering company Hitachi Zosen Corporation, machine manufacturer Yanmar and Hokkaido University in Japan..
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Rice Research Australia manager Russell Ford hosted trials to test the performance of a satellite-guided robotic tractor on his family's property, about 20 kilometres west of Jerilderie in the southern Riverina region of NSW... Trialled at Rice Research Australia, about 20 kilometres west of Jerilderie, in February this year, the unmanned Yanmar tractor showed it can autonomously spray, sow and cultivate... Contributing to the research funded by the Japanese Government is Rice Research Australia, the University of Sydney, Queensland University of Technology and the University of NSW, along with engineering company Hitachi Zosen Corporation, machine manufacturer Yanmar and Hokkaido University in Japan..
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
It is important to remember that there are many ways in which PA can be adopted and used to make or save money, improve timeliness or environmental management and to carry out onfarm trials... If a grower purchases a GPS unit using one system and then changes to one using the other system, locations will not be translate accurately... Growers are not confident in using the currently available indices in making cropping decisions...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
Research into the control systems required to make this work is underway including research being conducted at the University of Kentucky by PhD student.. Currently the standard practice for no-till farming systems is to control weeds by applying a uniform rate of herbicide across a field; the chemicals used and application rate determined by the weed species which is the hardest to control... The system is based around a single pair of wires called a "BUS" to which all the computers are connected...
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