Precision Ag

Precision Agriculture at The Ohio State University

The focus of the precision agriculture program has been to develop precision nutrient management strategies and technologies to improve efficiency of fertilizer placement, enable on-farm evaluation, automate machine functionality, enhance placement of pesticides and seed, and to develop analytical tools for digital agriculture. Researchers are also designing precision seeding tools to improve depth control for varying field conditions and identifying the value proposition of both precision agriculture technology and farm data for individual growers.

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2017 eFields Report 

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News

Script Ohio demonstrates GPS-guided “smart planting” using multiple soybean hybrids

LONDON, Ohio — On their way to the 56thannual Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20, over 130,000 visitors will pass thousands of acres of soybean fields. But one field in particular is sporting more Buckeye pride than any other.

Ohio State Precision Ag exemplifies research collaboration and innovation

The February Board of Trustees meeting featured the theme of Research and Innovation. As Ohio State administrators and faculty reported to the trustees on recent research successes and future plans, the Precision Agriculture Program was featured...