SOIL/BAE 4213: Precision Agriculture    
  SPRING 2010      
Professors/Instructors

Brian Arnall
John Solie
Bill Raun
Hailin Zhang
Randy Taylor

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Class Introduction

Student Presentations 2001
Student Presentations 2002
Student Presentations 2003
Student Presentations 2004
Student Presentations 2006
Student Presentations 2007
Student Presentations 2008
 Student Presentations 2009
Student Presentations 2010

 

Sensor Homework

Ctl-Alt-V (will paste data in columns from a continuous string)
g1-carp
g1-p1
g1-p2
g1-wp
g2-carp
g2-p1
g2-p2
g2-wp
g3-carp
g3-p1
g3-p2
g4-carp
g4-p1
g4-p2
g4-wp
g5-carp
g5-p1
g5-p2
g5-wp

ga-greenseeker


3/3/2010, Manure/Check plots (updated)

  Manure Check
0.494 0.216
0.5 0.202
0.34 0.175
0.366 0.171
0.336 0.178
0.424 0.208
0.5 0.204
0.49 0.22
0.42 0.248
0.37 0.227
0.37 0.227
0.379 0.195
0.337 0.301
0.312 0.266
Mean 0.402714 0.217
Std. Dev 0.068284 0.036149
CV 16.9559 16.65865

 


white plate, bare soil, wheat1, wheat2
Excel Sheet

Old Class Materials From Previous Years
Final Exam, 2007

the "Green Revolution"
the "Greener Revolution"

First Hour Exam 2003
First Hour Exam 2002


**Final Exam 2002
***Final Exam 2003


SENSOR Homework

SBNRC Homework 2

Sensor Homework 3

 

Syllabus

Topics

Corn Boom Could Expand Dead Zone

1. Course Introduction

2. The Green Revolution and the Need for Precision Agriculture, Feeding Our World

   Green Revolution-Timeline
  

 
3. Need for Precision Ag

4. Spatial Variability in Precision Agriculture

5. Descriptive Statistics
Class Exercise 2010
(Homework 1)

6. Sampling Strategies

7. Importance of Soil Testing (H.Zhang)

8. Resolution Determination

Microvariability: Soil Science Society of America Journal (62:683-690). 

Submeter Spatial Variability: Solie et al.1999

9. Radiometric Theory

Field Demo-SBNRC
(spec results, Manure/Check)

11. Remote Sensing

12. GIS 2010

13. Yield Monitors (RKT)
      
Yield Monitors

14. z cspec3
Resolution Determination 2

Research Results, Foliar P

NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service

15. N-Reference Strips
      
Ramp N Rich Strip (NUE Website)

16. Future of Precision AG
      AgWeather (Oklahoma Mesonet)
      Precision Ag (precisionag.com)
      Precision Ag (Wikipedia)

17. Review

18. Liquid Delivery (RKT)

 

 

10. History of Predicting Yield Potential, N Response and N Rates 

Student Presentations will be presented during the last three weeks of class.

Student Presentations 2009

 
   

 

     
 

 

     

Additional Presentations

1.  Yield Monitors, J. Solie

2. Precision Management

3. GPS Intro

4. Sensing technologies for precision
    Farming

5. History of Indirect Measures
       CV Concept
       RI_CV New

6. Satellite Management, J.Solie

7. GPS 2007

8.  Research Results, Foliar P

9.
Resolution Determination 2

10. Grid Soil Sampling, NESPAL
      NESPAL

11. VRT Mechanisms

12. RESOLUTION Determination

13. Future of Precision Ag
COMPARING TOPOGRAPHY SOIL SAMPLING WITH OTHER KNOWN PRECISION AG METHODS (go to the Conclusion)