The Society of Precision Agriculture Australia (SPAA) has a new leadership team after the recent virtual Annual General Meeting.
Environmental & Cropping Technologies Australia director, Western Australia’s Philip Honey is the new president, taking over from Precision Ag agronomist Frank D’Emden.
Vice president is North West Local Land Services extension manager Dale Kirby, with farmer Steve Carn named as treasurer.
New committee members are Denis Pozzebon, Julie O’Halloran, Ben Heaslip, Rohan Rainbow, Jonathan Medway, Chad Glover and Jamie Barwick.
Rachel Melland has also been appointed as the permanent executive officer after acting in the role for several months.
Speaking after the AGM, Mr Honey said he was looking forward to a return to hosting in-person events, increasing engagement with SPAA members and providing practical on-ground support to as many farmers as possible.
“I also look forward to seeing SPAA further cement its position as Australia’s renowned source of independent precision agriculture and digital agriculture advice, research, extension and training,” Mr Honey said.
As appears in Grain Central – People on the move in the grain and cropping industry (18 May 2022)