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Factors Influencing Adoption of Remotely Sensed Imagery for Site-Specific Management in Cotton Production

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  • Larson, James A.
  • Roberts, Roland K.
  • English, Burton C.
  • Larkin, Sherry L.
  • Marra, Michele C.
  • Martin, Steven W.
  • Paxton, Kenneth W.
  • Reeves, Jeanne M.

Abstract

This research evaluated the factors that influenced cotton producers to adopt remote sensing for variable rate application of inputs. Farmers who were younger, more highly educated, had a larger farm operation, and were more technologically savvy were more likely to have adopted remote sensing.

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Paper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2007 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama with number 34971.

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Handle: RePEc:ags:saeasm:34971

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Keywords: Crop Production/Industries; Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies;

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  1. Nivens, Heather D. & Kastens, Terry L. & Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., 2000. "Using Satellite Imagery In Kansas Crop Yield And Net Farm Income Forecasts," 2000 Conference, April 17-18 2000, Chicago, Illinois 18943, NCR-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management.
  2. Larkin, Sherry L. & Perruso, Larry & Marra, Michele C. & Roberts, Roland K. & English, Burton C. & Larson, James A. & Cochran, Rebecca L. & Martin, Steven W., 2005. "Factors Affecting Perceived Improvements in Environmental Quality from Precision Farming," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 37(03), December.
  3. Madhu Khanna, 2001. "Sequential Adoption of Site-Specific Technologies and its Implications for Nitrogen Productivity: A Double Selectivity Model," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 83(1), pages 35-51.
  4. Dimara, Efthalia & Skuras, Dimitrios, 1998. "Adoption of new tobacco varieties in Greece: Impacts of empirical findings on policy design," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 19(3), pages 297-307, December.
  5. Ali, Mir B. & McBride, William D. & Daberkow, Stan G., 2003. "Implications Of Remote Sensing Imagery And Crop Rotation For Nitrogen Management In Sugar Beet Production," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22052, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  6. Roberts, Roland K. & English, Burton C. & Larson, James A. & Cochran, Rebecca L. & Goodman, W. Robert & Larkin, Sherry L. & Marra, Michele C. & Martin, Steven W. & Shurley, W. Donald & Reeves, Jeanne , 2004. "Adoption of Site-Specific Information and Variable-Rate Technologies in Cotton Precision Farming," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 36(01), April.
  7. Roberts, Roland K. & English, Burton C. & Larson, James A. & Cochran, Rebecca L. & Goodman, W. Robert & Larkin, Sherry L. & Marra, Michele C. & Martin, Steven W. & Reeves, Jeanne M. & Shurley, W. Dona, 2002. "Precision Farming by Cotton Producers in Six Southern States: Results from the 2001 Southern Precision Farming Survey," Research Reports 91331, University of Tennessee, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
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  1. Walton, Jonathan C. & Larson, James A. & Roberts, Roland K. & Lambert, Dayton M. & English, Burton C. & Larkin, Sherry L. & Marra, Michele C., 2008. "PDA and Handheld GPS Adoption in Precision Cotton Production," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6839, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.

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