Introduces the basic concepts and technologies involved in precision farming, a method which requires the use of some high-tech equipment to assess field conditions and apply chemicals and fertilizers.Radio waves travel at the speed of light which is 186, 300 miles per second ( 300, 000, 000 m/s), in a vacuum, and at a slightly ... use the satellites for mapping and navigation. ... This network of monitoring stations is usually referred to as the control segment of GPS. ... of which include: surveying, automobile and aircraft navigation, rail traffic management, hiking, hunting and of course precision farming.
|Title||:||The Precision Farming Guide for Agriculturists|
|Author||:||John Deere, Dan Ess, Mark Morgan|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2003-01|