Precision Agriculture - An Overview

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Description of Precision Agriculture on the northern plains in 2009

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Precision Agriculture - An Overview

  1. 1. 10/12/2009<br />1<br />Precision Agriculture<br />on the Northern Plains<br />John Nowatzki<br />Extension Ag Machine Systems Specialist<br />North Dakota State University<br />Dave Ohm - CNH<br />Russell Luvaas - Raven Industries<br />Jason Schildroth - John Deere<br />Justin Jones – Ag Leader Technology<br />Lanny Faleide - SatShot<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />10/12/2009<br />GPS<br />Differential Correction<br />Sub-meter Accuracy<br /> Wide Area Augmentation Service (WAAS)<br /> Coast Guard Beacon<br />John Deere SF1<br />Sub-foot Accuracy<br />Subscription Services<br />SF2 , OmniStar XP<br />Sub-inch Accuracy: RTK (real-time kinematic)<br />Several Commercial Options<br /> Rural Tower Networks<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />10/12/2009<br />In-cab Computer/Controllers<br />Several Commercial Options<br />Single or Multiple Functions<br />Buttons or Touch Screen<br />Cross-company Compatibility<br />Ease of Interaction<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />10/12/2009<br />Guidance & Auto-steer<br />Guidance<br />Auto-steer<br />Terrain Compensation<br />Machine Guidance<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />10/12/2009<br />Data Management<br />Field Boundaries<br />Important Field Operations<br />Product Name, Rate, <br />Seeding Depth, Tillage Depth<br />Weather Conditions<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />10/12/2009<br />Boom Section & Height Control Sprayers<br />Eliminate Overlap<br />Avoid Double Spraying<br />Reduce Off-label Application<br />Avoid Waterways<br />Avoid Environmentally Areas<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />10/12/2009<br />Section & Row Control Planters & Seeders<br />Reduce Overlap<br />Reduce Double Planting on Point Rows<br />Lower Seed Cost<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />10/12/2009<br />Soil & Crop Analyses<br />Yield Monitoring<br />Soil Electrical Conductivity<br />Near-Earth Sensing<br />Leaf Color Sensing<br />Remote Sensing<br />
  9. 9. Divide Fields into Management Zones <br />Variable Rate Fertilization<br />Precision Manure Application<br />Vary Seeding Rate<br />Vary Seed Hybrid or Variety<br />Irrigation Scheduling<br />9<br />10/12/2009<br />Zone Management Precision Application<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />10/12/2009<br />Precision Ag on the Northern Plains<br />GPS and Differential Correction<br />In-cab Computer/Controllers<br />Guidance & Auto-steer<br />Data Management<br />Boom Section & Height Control – Sprayers<br />Section & Row Control – Planters & Seeders<br />Soil & Crop Analyses <br />Zone Management & Precision Application<br />
  11. 11. 11<br />10/12/2009<br />More Information <br />John Nowatzki, Ag Machine Systems Specialist <br />NDSU Extension Service<br />Telephone: 701-231-8213<br />Email: John.Nowatzki@ndsu.edu<br />http://www.ag.ndsu.nodak.edu/abeng/personnel/nowatzki.htm<br />

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