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VFF Peninsula Branch: Farm Drone Demo

November 17, 2023 @ 9:30 am

Come along and learn how drones are used to inform soil health decisions, measure natural capital and identify landscape stress at Sussex Farm 2 Gibb Rd, Red Hill.

Using different types of drones to measure what the human eye can not see so that remedial actions can be taken.

9.30 am -10.00am Morning tea 

10.00 am – 11.00 am Drone technology and software

11.00 am -12.00 pm Drone flight demonstrations

12.00 pm- 12.30 pm Q&A


Our presenter Luke Weekley of Falcon UAV will demonstrate a range of drones and how that information is analysed to create targeted inputs. Using GPS data to apply biological inputs only where they are needed automatically saves the land manager input costs.


1. Introduction to drones and applications in precision Ag 

2. Introduction to software and hardware for monitoring and interpreting crop stress, heat zones, weed types, weed detection and variable precision spraying via tractor or drone

3. Introduction to soil health and the importance of balancing structure/biology/nutrient 

4. Other opportunities in Ag Tech to maximise profit


Morning refreshments will be served. Please advise of any dietary requirements. [email protected]