Precision agriculture techniques could have substantial financial benefits for producers of hand-picked specialty crops, according to Professor Richard Sowers of University of Illinois.
A new research project funded by USDA and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska is using drones in an effort to improve crop irrigation efficiency. Read moreRead More »
(October 19, 2016) Largest corn farms, or those >2,900 acres, have adopted precision-agriculture methods at double rate of all farms, USDA says in a study published Tuesday. 70%-80% of large farms use mapping, ~80% use guidance systems 30%- 40% use variable-rate technology, a process that lets farmers know how much[…]Read More »