InfoAg Talk: Technology You Can Use

Kurt LawtonAudio, Education, Equipment, GPS, InfoAg, Satellite, Software, University

Speaking at the bi-annual precision agriculture InfoAg conference in Springfield, Ill., recently, Utah State Geospatial Extension Specialist Phil Rasmussen talked about the latest tools he uses in the field.

Rasmussen has worked with NASA on remote sensing projects, and 10 years ago began a geospatial training program for County Extension agents called “On Target.” In his talk he highlighted the best GPS handheld units, software he uses, some new tools coming and how these technologies are continually evolving and converging. Some of the products he mentioned include:
Archer system by Juniper Systems
StarPal software system
Spot Tracker unit
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Listen to Rasmussen discuss this technology…[audio:] coverage of the InfoAg 2009 Conference is sponsored by: Ag Leader Technology.