Teaching About Precision Agriculture Pays

Kurt LawtonGeneral

As you and I both know, educating the town and city folks about agriculture is no simple task–from describing the simple nature of where food comes from to the technical side of defending how we care for the land and for animals.

Precision agriculture, and its GPS tools, offers a way to showcase how we employ technology to precisely apply just the right amount of crop inputs. To this end, check out “GPS Applications in Crop Production.

Send the link to friends, to local media, to anyone who could benefit from a greater understanding of how GPS-based farming is improving your precision to help feed a rapidly growing world. And include what components of these you use, and how it benefits you and the average consumer.

For more information about Site-Specific Management Guidelines, check out this list of 45 valuable titles on the subject compiled by the International Plant Nutrition Institute.