Precision Agriculture in the News

Chuck ZimmermanPrecision Ag in the News

Precision agriculture is finding an application in a segment of agriculture that most people wouldn’t necessarily think of – the California wine industry. Precision ag is mentioned in this story in the San Marcos Record as contributing to the success of a high profile vineyard.

Sterling believes Iron Horse is making some of their best wines ever, thanks to a quality revolution that began in the vineyards. Using primarily estate-grown grapes, Iron Horse has engaged in what she calls “precision farming.” It’s using the best farming techniques — organic or otherwise — that apply to a specific vineyard.