Project aims for better engagement on spray drift

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
May 4 2021 - 9:00am
David Hawkey from AgriSci, left and David Troldahl, NSW DPI, believe a new tool to improve grower engagement will help minimise spray drift through having better trained spray operators.

AUGMENTED reality in training resources to make learning more fun and 'gamification', a process creating leaderboards and ladders in training modules could help better engagement in spray drift management according to developers of a new project to be rolled out in NSW.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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