International Sugar Journal

Industry perspectives on precision agriculture* [Full subscriber]

Abstract Precision agriculture (PA) is an approach to crop management where detailed information about a production system is used to target management actions, often at a scale smaller than a conventional block or paddock. In the sugarcane industry PA has been the subject of recent research and extension efforts. A survey of sugarcane industry participants was conducted in August 2014 to solicit the industries experience and views on PA, and to gauge adoption. A link to an online (Survey Monkey) survey was emailed to 1,543 sugarcane farmers and others registered on the SRA e-newsletter contacts list. 327 respondents (302 identifying…

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