Tracking the Latest in Precision Farming Terminology

Kurt LawtonEducation, GPS, Resources

Good precision agriculture information can be found at the Auburn University Cooperative Extension System Precision Ag website. A current publication deals with GPS/GNSS related terminology. From their Precision Ag Blog

Ever wonder what GNSS, CMR or CORS stands for? Or what a datum or repeater really is? The world of GPS and Precision Agriculture often abounds with confusing terminology and acronyms, especially for those who don’t live there. A new publication is available on the Alabama Precision Ag website defining common GPS/GNSS (see what I mean?) terms, acronyms and components. Check out the new publication GPS/GNSS Related Terminology at

Written by Amy Winstead, Regional Extension Agent for Precision Agriculture, Alabama Cooperative Extension System. For more information visit