Research and development

Research themes and current projects

The Precision Agriculture Research Group finds ways to integrate technology with farming practices to achieve optimal production.


Theme 1: Plant, soil, climate sensing using embedded sensors and sensor networks, smart farms

Contact Prof. David Lamb


Theme 2: Precision livestock management which includes the pasture biomass sensing and livestock tracking technologies

Contact Dr Fran Cowley


Theme 3: Remote sensing for crop management, pest and disease management, yield forecasting and multi-scale auditing

Contact A/Prof. Andrew Robson


Theme 4: Intelligent and autonomous systems, including big data and rapid spatial analytics, robotics and drones

Contact Dr Greg Falzon


Theme 5: Healthy agricultural environments to support production, biodiversity and ecosystem service provision

Contact Dr Rhiannon Smith