Dowerin Field Days Exhibition 2015

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Mappt attends the biggest agriculture event in WA

Last Thursday a couple of the Mappt team members drove two hours north east through Perth hills to the quiet country town of Dowerin. But on this particular day, the small Western Australian village was far from tranquil, as it was time for the annual Dowerin Machinery Field Days exhibition!

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This highly successful agricultural event runs for two days at the end of August each year. It has has now been running for 51 years and has become the largest event of its kind in WA. This year almost 23,000 visitors flocked to the fields to see a record number of exhibitors.

Amongst the thousands of people, Dowerin’s fields were packed with agricultural machinery, equipment, services, livestock and of course, new technologies.

pink digger

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Dowerin Field Day tech

drones

Mappt attended Dowerin Field Days to network, explore some of the latest developments and introduce our mobile mapping software to other technology enthusiasts.

Mappt is a perfect solution for those in the agriculture industry as it is packed with features to help streamline a farmer’s work and give them a visual experience when working in their fields. Although Mappt can’t use satellites to control tractors, it’s a far more cost effective solution for a farmer’s mapping and data collection needs. Plus the offline GPS tracking comes in handy for seeing the ground you’ve covered in the field; we had the GPS tracking on in the background on the drive up…

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dowerin field trail

After several hours of wandering the fields we drove back to Perth, but not without our Media and Communications Manager holding a hairy pigeon first…

pidgeonFor more information on how you can use Mappt for farming, get in touch with our friendly team!

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