Getting value from farm data networks

eConnected Grainbelt project is running a grower group forum on developments in farm data and technology.

Morning session open to all growers and agricultural consultants.

The forum features high calibre presenters, including: Chris Sounness, Chief Executive Officer, Birchip Cropping Group; Dr Brad Plunkett, Senior Economist, DPIRD; Associate Professor Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University, QLD; and Mike Ridout, Food Agility - Cooperative Research Centre, WA Node Leader, Curtin University.

Includes discussion on:

  • farm data cooperatives and the role for grower groups.
  • cooperatives - case studies and establishment opportunities.
  • principles and practices of data ownership and sharing in broadacre agriculture.
  • data analytics - applications in closed vs shared environments.

Afternoon session will be a closed session specifically for grower groups and participants involved in the eConnected Grainbelt project.

There is no admission fee.

Please RSVP by the 4th December to Sarah Gardiner at 


When and where

HostDepartment of Primary Industries and Regional Development
Start DateTuesday, 12th December 2017
Start Time8:15 am
End Time3:30 pm
LocationBentley Technology Park
2 Brodie Hall Drive,
Bentley, WA 6102

Contact information

eConnected Grainbelt

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