Equipment technologies for precision agriculture

T. S. Stombaugh, Scott Shearer

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Abstract

Precision Agriculture (PA) is a relatively new farm management strategy that allows agriculturists to quantify and manage the spatial variability in farm fields. Many significant developments in the machinery used for PA have occurred during the last few years. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the current state of those technologies. Discussions focus on developments in the positioning system, sensor, yield monitoring, and variable rate application technologies available for PA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-11
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Soil and Water Conservation
Volume55
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2000

Keywords

  • GPS
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Sensors
  • Variable Rate Technology
  • Yield monitors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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