It looks like Bruce Bosley is writing a series of articles on the myths of precision farming for the Ft. Morgan Times. Here’s an excerpt from his first one.
As a consequence, several myths have arisen about precision farming.
Precision farming is not a new branch or way of farming. Farmers already know how to grow crops and raise livestock. However, with increased globalization occurring in every sector of our economy, today’s farmer needs to produce better, greater, cheaper and faster in order to remain viable.
Precision farming can help today’s farmer meet these new challenges by applying the Right input, in the Right amount, to the Right place, at the Right time, and in the Right manner. The importance and success of precision farming lies in these five “R’s.”