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ISPA Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 9
Sep 18, 2018
Recently Published Precision Agriculture Book
Recently published in Polish book: Precision agriculture (S. M. Samborski – editor, 10 co-authors, 25 chapters on 522 pages) is addressed to people interested in studying, teaching, advising, practicing and implementing PA. Readers will be broadly familiarized with aspects of the importance of within-field spatial variability, the use of global positioning technology, the implementation of PA and its profitability, and the software and hardware available to implement PA, the tools used to determine spatial variability, tools and systems to make better management decisions, including decision support systems and telematics. The last two chapters present case studies of the successful use of PA on different size farms in Poland and show possible, simple applications of PA on small farms, which are very numerous in Poland. Because English terminology and abbreviations related to PA are often used in other languages, this book includes a glossary which gives Polish explanations of English terms.
12th ECPA - Deadline Updates
Dates: 8-11 July 2019
Location: Montpellier, France
Website is http://ecpa2019.agrotic.org
The French organisers are pleased to welcome the return of the ECPA conference to France and to Montpellier. The conference will continue with the successful format of previous conferences of building in strong industry sessions and participation. Taking advantage of the location of Montpellier on the Mediterranean coast, this 2019 edition will be an opportunity to focus on precision farming applied to small Mediterranean farms. Of course, oral and poster presentations will be welcomed from authors on any precision agriculture topic, though particularly welcome on the list of topics shown in the Programme section. All prospective authors and presenters should view the ‘Key Dates’ section to ensure they can meet the deadlines.

If you have any queries, please email: ecpa2019@agrotic.org
Key Dates
  • Authors have been notified regarding their submissions.
  • Full papers (8 pages) will then be required by 9 December 2018.
  • February 2019 – return of reviewed papers and confirmation of acceptance.
  • A final deadline for submission of finalised papers will be set with the proceedings editor and will be notified shortly.
  • Poster abstracts must be received by Wednesday 1 May 2019 to be accepted.
  • Editorial work to ensure poster abstract they can be submitted to the book of abstracts must be completed by Friday 31 May 2019.
  • Registrations will open shortly.
  • Closing dates for early bird registrations will be the 15 March 2019.
  • The closing date for final registrations, will be confirmed later.
8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Precision Agriculture
Oct 15, 2019 to Oct 17, 2019
Preliminary notice was given that the next ACPA, ACPA 2019 will be held at the Punjab Agricultural University between October 15 and 17th 2019. The contact person for the conference is Dr Manjeet Singh, manjeetsingh_03@pau.edu
Conference Website: http://8acpa.org.in/index.php
Online Registration open
31 JANUARY 2019 - Deadline for Abstract Submissions
30 MARCH 2019 - Abstracts reviewed and acceptance letters sent
01 JUNE 2019 -Deadline for full paper submissions
01 JULY 2019 - Early registration discount ends (Register by this date for lower registration fee)
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