Using a quad-bike to map soil typesUsing a quad-bike to map soil types © Tim Scrivener
Making precision farming more affordable is the aim of a new project that could see farmers using accurate soil maps rather than spending money on soil testing. Precision farming involves dividing fields into management zones that have specific characteristics, with soil type being the most important. Using such precision data to tailor inputs has been proven to lead to better yields across all crops when compared with traditional farming. However, the perceived high cost of getting into precision farming has […]
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