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13 December 2017

From PublicNow.com

Registrations are now open for the premier event on the annual calendar of Western Australia's $5 billion grains industry.

Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Western Regional Panel chairman Peter Roberts said the 2018 GRDC Grains Research Update, Perth, would be held at Crown Perth on February 26 and 27....

...in the area of innovation, keynote speaker Martin Abell, of Precision Decisions in the United Kingdom, would speak about the ground-breaking 'Hands-Free' grain farming project.

'This is run by Harper Adams University in Shropshire and Precision Decisions and aims to be the first in the world to farm a crop exclusively with robots,' he said.

'Its objectives include planting, managing and harvesting a crop with only autonomous vehicles and drones and takes robotic farming to a new level in the UK.'

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