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Title: Monitoring and Managing Spatial Variability in Pastures: Developing Active Optical Sensors to increase nitrogen use efficiency and GPS Tracking to understand livestock pasture utilisation and nutrient redistribution
Contributor(s): Trotter, Mark  (author)
Publication Date: 2011
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10359
Abstract: Spatial variability is an inherent characteristic of agricultural landscapes. There is an increasing awareness amongst producers that monitoring and managing this variability could lead to increases in production. This paper reviews two recent advances in technology, Active Optical Sensors for site specific nutrient management and Autonomous Spatial Livestock Monitoring systems which seek to exploit spatial variability and enable producers to increase the efficiency and sustainability of their grazing systems.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: Dairy Research Foundation's Annual Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 6th - 7th July, 2011
Conference Details: Dairy Research Foundation's Annual Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 6th - 7th July, 2011
Source of Publication: Dairy Research Foundation Current Topics in Dairy Production, v.16, p. 103-105
Publisher: University of Sydney
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISSN: 1326-849X
Field of Research (FOR): 070104 Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
HERDC Category Description: E2 Non-Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Series Name: Current Topics in Dairy Production
Series Number : 16
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