Helping grapegrowers optimise their irrigation water use will be one of the first outcomes of a $5 million digital technologies project supporting on-farm decision making for winegrape production.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide (computer science, engineering, mathematics) attended workshop sessions earlier this year at the Loxton Research Centre along with Wine Australia and Riverland Wine.
A State Government grant will launch a digital precision control system pilot program for grape growers in the Riverland aiming to assist growers to optimise production and support overall vineyard efficiency, profitability and sustainability. Read the full media release here .
ACVT (now AIML) is working with the Australian Plant Accelerator on image-based phenomics and there are opportunities for co-supervised postgraduate scholarships.
The ACVT (now AIML) was recently awarded two grants from the Premier’s Science and Research Fund: