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Spatial Analysis of Precision Agriculture Data: Role for Extension


  • Griffin, Terry W.
  • Lowenberg-DeBoer, James


The role of Extension in assisting farmers conducting on-farm trials with yield monitors was assessed by direct casual observation and a formal interview during a three-year case study. Results indicate that Extension has a role in assisting farmers when selecting treatments to test, designing experiments, and interpreting statistical results.

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  • Griffin, Terry W. & Lowenberg-DeBoer, James, 2008. "Spatial Analysis of Precision Agriculture Data: Role for Extension," 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas 6804, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaed:6804

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    1. Griffin, Terry W. & Florax, Raymond J.G.M. & Lowenberg-DeBoer, James, 2006. "Field-Scale Experimental Designs and Spatial Econometric Methods for Precision Farming: Strip-Trial Designs for Rice Production Decision Making," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35367, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    2. Luc Anselin & Rodolfo Bongiovanni & Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer, 2004. "A Spatial Econometric Approach to the Economics of Site-Specific Nitrogen Management in Corn Production," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 86(3), pages 675-687.
    3. Linda Whipker & jay Akridge, 2006. "2006 Precision Agricultural Services Dealership Survey Results," Working Papers 06-10, Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics.
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    1. Mkondiwa, Maxwell Gibson, 2015. "Whither Broad or Spatially Specific Fertilizer Recommendations?," Master's Theses 237344, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
    2. Hough, Ella Christina & Nell, Wilhelm T. & Maine, Ntsikane & Groenewald, Jan A. & van der Rijst, M., 2010. "Best fit model selection for spatial differences (regression) in the profitability analysis of precision phosphate (P) application to winter cereals in Precision Agriculture (PA)," 2010 AAAE Third Conference/AEASA 48th Conference, September 19-23, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa 96642, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE);Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA).

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