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Variable Rate Application Equipment for Precision Farming

R.L.Clark, R.L. McGuckin


This paper provides a brief overview of precision farming, followed by an overview of the main components of variable rate equipment, then concludes with a summary of the current commercially available equipment for variable rate application of seeds and chemicals. The equipment reviewed includes: computer/controllers, liquid sprayers, granular fertilizer applicators, air sprayers and spreaders, and drills and planters.

Reprinted from Proceedings of the 1996 Beltwide Cotton Conferences pp. 186 - 197
©National Cotton Council, Memphis TN

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