GRDC Hands on Precision Agriculture Training (Part 2), Yarrawonga

Following on from a very successful GRDC Hands On Precision Agriculture workshop held in 2021, Riverine Plains is pleased to be able to bring you a second GRDC and SPAA precision agriculture workshop. The workshop will be held on Monday 8 August 2022, at Burke’s Hotel, Yarrawonga, from 9am-3pm.

Precision agriculture expert Adrian Roles (JMAJ) will cover precision agriculture tools and how they can be used to maximise profitability and production leading into and during harvest in 2022. Topics include;

  • Setting up for success – Common issues and solutions for collecting usable harvest data
  • Calibrating and cleaning yield data using commercially available software
  • Introduction to Multi-Layer Analysis & creating multi-year trends using calibrated and cleaned data
  • Introduction to Profit Analysis & calculating profit and creating a profit map from variable data

Click here to register via the BCG website.

To download a copy of the printable, pdf version of the flyer, please click here.


HOPAT flyer Yarrawonga August


Interactive Precision Agriculture Workshop Cancelled

Cancelled due to COVID-19 regulations.  We will endeavour to arrange another form of delivery as soon as we can.

Registrations are now open for a Precision Agriculture (PA) Training workshop to be held on Monday 23 August, 2021. The event will now be held at Burkes Hotel Function Room (Yarrawonga) from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

The workshop is free and interactive, and is designed to help participants gain a better understanding of how to use proven tools and techniques in devising strategies for forecasting and addressing yield and profit variability (scroll down for program details).

To register, please email Fiona Hart at or phone (03) 5744 1713.

The flyer can also be downloaded here.


Free Hands-on Precision Agriculture Training – Yarrawonga, March 1

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 Registrations are now open for an introductory Hands-On Precision Agriculture (PA) Training workshop on Monday 1 March in Yarrawonga. 

 Adrian Roles, from JMAJ Consulting, a leading PA consultant and educator from Young in New South Wales, will facilitate the Riverine Plains and the Society of Precision Agriculture Australia (SPAA) workshop funded by Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).  

This free, interactive workshop will provide growers with an overview of precision agriculture, and hands-on experience with a range of PA technologies and how they can be used to improve the productivity and profitability of their farm business. It will feature case studies from local farmers and PA experts,” Mr Roles said.  

 “Attendees will learn how to develop a basic PA plan, assembling a PA team, and identifying the tools and technologies they either have, or will need, to successfully implement PA on their farm,” Mr Roles finished.  

 Workshop sessions will focus on proven technologies and practices currently in use by growers and advisors including: 

  • how to identify variability (yield mapping, remote sensing, soil and pH mapping, in season monitoring) 
  • how to identify the key causes of yield and profit variability (including acidity/alkalinity, nutrient deficiencies, weed pressure, water logging etc.) 
  • techniques to address yield and profit variability (variable rate, in paddock blending) 
  • predictive analytics (yield forecasts, input management, pest and disease forecasts) 
  • mobile device, tablet and computer based integrative/farm management platforms. 
  • case studies from local farmer Adam Inchbold and PA experts. 

 A second, more advanced workshop will be held later in the year and will build upon the experience gained and the data collected during the 2021 growing season. 

 For more information please visit the Riverine Plains Inc website at or contact Riverine Plains, on (03) 5744 1713. Registration is essential as attendancis limited to 20 people.  Register by email to Fiona Hart at  


More Information or Interview: Fiona HartChief Operating Officer, Riverine Plains (03 5744 1713)  


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