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June 17th, 2011
Victorian GPS Infrastructure Project Aids Precision Agriculture

In 2008 the Victorian Government committed $4.88 million to fund the expansion of the existing Vicmap Position-GPSnet infrastructure by building an estimated 57 Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS), boosting the network to over 100. The project was completed five months ahead of schedule and provides a state-wide networked real-time high accuracy positioning service. Farmers are a key stakeholder group for the project and are increasingly adopting Precision Agriculture techniques, the project gave them the ability to accurately guide farm machinery which then reduces soil erosion, carbon emissions and the amount of weedicide used. Read More