[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo, Open Source GIS, Open Hardware, Open (Geo)Data in Agriculture - examples wanted.
bfraser at geoanalytic.com
Thu Dec 29 18:47:56 PST 2016
One of my favorite examples is Matt Reimer's autonomous tractor, home
built and using open source in a Pixhawk controller
And the videos are mesmerizing (for me anyways):
On 12/29/2016 1:09 PM, Peter Mooney wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> In my home region (http://osm.org/go/etihfKs--?m=) in the midlands of
> Ireland a local volunteer group has asked me to give a lecture/talk to
> the local farming community (and anyone else who is interested) on the
> topic of "Open Source Farming" or "Open Source Agriculture". The talk
> is scheduled for the end of January 2017.
> The theme of the talk is to try to reach out and engage with the
> sizeable local farming community on the topics of using Open Source
> Software, Open (Geo)Data, Open Hardware, etc in the management of
> their agricultural business. Basically show the audience some really
> good examples from agriculture around the world.
> My email is to ask if any of you have links to (1) similar
> presentations, lectures, webinars, videos or (2) examples of OSGeo
> software use in agriculture, etc. Indeed any fun, interesting, or cool
> ideas that would be of interest to an agriculture/rural audience.
> My idea is that if there is enough interest in the audience I will try
> to look to develop some outreach teaching using OSGeo Live for these
> I will credit all contributions and shall be making my slides openly
> available after the presentation. I'll report back to the mailing lists.
> Greetings for the holiday season and best wishes for 2017,
> Peter Mooney
> Maynooth University, Ireland [http://www.cs.nuim.ie/~pmooney/
> European Co-Chair Geo-For-All
> Upcoming events: http://www.cs.nuim.ie/~pmooney/eurosdr2017/
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> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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