ISSN (printed): 1385-2256. ISSN (electronic): 1573-1618.
Precision Agriculture promotes the most innovative results coming from the research in the field of precision agriculture. It provides an effective forum for disseminating original and fundamental research and experience in the rapidly advancing area of precision farming. There are many topics in the field of precision agriculture; therefore the topics that are addressed include but are not limited to: Natural Resources Variability: Soil and landscape variability digital elevation models soil mapping geostatistics geographic information systems microclimate weather forecasting remote sensing management units scale etc. Managing Variability: Sampling techniques site-specific nutrient and crop protection chemical recommendation crop quality tillage seed density seed variety yield mapping remote sensing record keeping systems data interpretation and use crops (corn wheat sugar beets potatoes peanut cotton vegetables etc.) management scale etc. Engineering Technology: Computers positioning systems DGPS machinery tillage planting nutrient and crop protection implements manure irrigation fertigation yield monitor and mapping soil physical and chemical characteristic sensors weed/pest mapping etc. Profitability: MEY net returns BMPs optimum recommendations crop quality technology cost sustainability social impacts marketing cooperatives farm scale crop type etc. Environment: Nutrient crop protection chemicals sediments leaching runoff practices field watershed on/off farm artificial drainage ground water surface water etc. Technology Transfer: Skill needs education training outreach methods surveys agri-business producers distance education Internet simulations models decision support systems expert systems on-farm experimentation partnerships quality of rural life etc.
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