The robots aren’t coming – they’ve already arrived. At least, that’s the case at the University of Georgia, where a team of researchers use all-terrain rovers on the ground and drones in the air to quickly and accurately gather crop data, including growth patterns, stress tolerance and general health.
South Carolina cotton farmers are hoping weather cooperates until the very last cotton field is harvested this year. They are on track to produce their best cotton crop ever, and they need it. Read moreRead More »
Don’t answer this question too quickly. Some specialty crop growers are steeped in cutting-edge technologies yet don’t see themselves as practitioners of what historically has been called “precision agriculture” — using yield monitors, for instance, or variable-rate application (VRA) of crop inputs. Read moreRead More »