Satellites for Grassland Management

 

Address:

Satellite Applications Catapult
Electron Building
Fermi Avenue
Harwell Campus
Oxfordshire
OX11 0QR

Start:

16/05/2017 - 10:00 am

End:

16/05/2017 - 2:00 pm

The Satellite Applications Catapult – funded by Innovate UK and collaborating with the Agri-EPI Centre Ltd. and Cranfield University – has undertaken a pilot research project within the early months of the 2017 grass growing season which aimed to exploit satellite Earth observation (EOS), weather and field data to support the precision management of grassland agriculture. The results of the project are expected to support the development of future validated spatial (and dynamic) grazing management services delivered by industry for livestock keepers, and particularly dairy farmers.

The project partners arranged a workshop to bring together industry and research entities from the satellite and dairy sectors to highlight the project work undertaken to date and to discuss identified future research and commercial opportunities.

Presentations and Outputs

Please click here to see all of the presentations and collected information from the four group discussions.

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