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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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  • Larson, James A. & Roberts, Roland K. & English, Burton C. & Larkin, Sherry L. & Marra, Michele C. & Martin, Steven W. & Paxton, Kenneth W. & Reeves, Jeanne M., 2007. "Factors Influencing Adoption of Remotely Sensed Imagery for Site-Specific Management in Cotton Production," 2007 Annual Meeting, February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama 34971, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeasm:34971
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.34971
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