Precision-farming technologies are used to identify and measure within-field variability and its causes, prescribe site-specific input applications that match varying crop and soil needs, and apply the inputs as prescribed. Reduction of input levels, increased efficiency of inputs, and proper timing of the inputs can reduce costs as well as increase yields and returns.
The Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) at Mississippi State University has released a new web application, "GeoDawg," that gives Mississippians the ability to easily use the capabilities of a powerful geographic information system (GIS).
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Part of understanding any emerging technology is clearing up common misunderstandings about it.
About a year ago, the Mississippi State University Extension Service began developing a new program known as Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Decision Agriculture and Environmental Management. The program is designed to educate anyone who might use unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, professionally or recreationally.