Precision Agriculture


Precision agriculture using global positioning system. Precision Agriculture

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Offers a dynamic search of the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) article citations on precision agriculture from 1995. A different dynamic search on precision agriculture is also available.

Using GPS for water quality studies in a watershed. Precision Agriculture and Environmental Quality: Challenges for Research and Education (PDF | 87 KB)

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service; Research Gate.

Discusses agricultural practices "that either reduce inputs or apply inputs at times when there is less risk of offsite movement -- specifically those having a positive impact on environmental quality."

Precision, Geospatial & Sensor Technologies

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

"Through program leadership and grants, NIFA, emphasizes the use of information and precision technologies to deliver decision tools that improve management capabilities for agricultural, food, forestry, and community enterprises."

Intelligent Archive Visionary Use Case: Precision Agriculture Scenario (PDF | 240 KB)

NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center; Global Science and Technology, Inc.

"A case study exploring precision agriculture from the perspective of the consumer or 'enduser' giving special attention to data and information services useful in precision agriculture involving an individual farm. Additional stakeholder viewpoints on requirements include agribusiness, various government agencies, and research communities."

Instruments used for precision agriculture inside a tractor cab KSU Precision Agriculture

Kansas State University Research and Extension.

Agricultural Research Center-Hays conducts a comparison of "Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) correction sources (Coast Guard Beacon, FAA WAAS, and OmniSTAR) in both static and dynamic modes."

NESPAL Precision Agriculture

University of Georgia. National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory.

"Focused on precision water applications, aerial imagery and new sensing technologies for yield monitoring and pest detection."

Precision Agriculture Center

University of Minnesota. Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Soil, Water and Climate.

Offers research, outreach, and education covering "spatial and temporal variability in crop yield and quality, soil and landscape attributes, and precision crop management practices."

Site-Specific Management Center

Purdue University. College of Agriculture.

"Develops and disseminates information about site-specific management methods that are profitable and practical for agricultural producers and those who supply inputs or process products."

Precision Farming: A New Approach to Crop Management (PDF | 236 KB)

Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

Defines the "management strategy that employs detailed, site specific information to precisely manage production inputs."

Potash and Phosphate Institute logo Site-Specific Management Guidelines

Potash and Phosphate Institute.

A series to provide a mechanism to assemble expert knowledge in a timely fashion on site-specific management in a form useful to farmers and their advisers.