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TSM 433: Precision Agriculture

(Dual-listed with TSM 533). (2-2) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Junior standing.
Geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS). Hardware systems for precision farming emphasized. Autosteering and automatic implement control systems. Collection and management of yield data. Sampling strategies for precision farming. Introduction to building fertilizer prescriptions and recommendations. Economic benefits of precision farming systems.