Perthshire, Mississippi, farmer Kenneth Hood provides an update on the development of precision agriculture technology and its value in cotton production.
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Hood says with the rapid development of technology, the uses of variable rate applications through precision agriculture are more practical than ever.
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Variable rate technology is available in a number of crop management applications, Hood says.
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Hood sees three major areas of savings with the use of variable rate technology.
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A more uniform crop with better yield and quality is achievable with precision agriculture, Hood says.
A symposium focusing on current precision ag production systems will be held January 6 at the 2004 Beltwide Cotton Conferences in San Antonio, Texas.