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AG_S_M 4360: Precision Agriculture Science and Technology

(same as PLNT_S 4360, SOIL 4360; cross-leveled with AG_S_M 7360, PLNT_S 7360, SOIL 7360). Precision agriculture is an information-based approach to farming whereby variability is managed to optimize crop production and reduce environmental pollution. This course provides an overview of precision agriculture technologies (like GIS, GPS, remote sensing), mapping methods, and case studies illustrating decisions and management.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: PLNT_S 2100 or SOIL 2100, or PLNT_S 2110