About The PrecisionAg Institute

The PrecisionAg Institute was developed in 2006 as an independent global forum dedicated to the sharing of precision agriculture practices, ideas, research, products, services and success stories.

Through advocacy, education and research, the Institute intends to advance precision technology and its efficiency, stewardship and profitability on farms around the world through a variety of integrated media offerings:

  • Grower research
  • www.precisionag.com/institute
  • PrecisionAg eNews
  • PrecisionAg Award of Excellence
  • PrecisionAg Events
  • 1 on 1 Interviews with Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf
  • Educational promotion

The Institute is managed by the Agribusiness Group of Meister Media Worldwide. The staff has been instrumental in knowledge transfer to the benefit of precision agriculture even as the practice began to be formalized in the early 1990s. First through Farm Chemicals and Dealer PROGRESS magazines, then through PrecisionAg.com, the PrecisionAg Buyer’s Guide, PrecisionAg Magazine, CropLife and other outlets, the group has been a steady advocate of the technology and its benefits to growers and practitioners.

The PrecisionAg Institute is made possible by the generous corporate and financial support of the PrecisionAg Institute Partners.

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  1. Dear Sir/Madam, I wanted to experiment the precision farming in my farm land but i could not able to get the guidance, pl give me some guidance. My objective is to experiment this, if success i'll motivate the neighboring farmers to follow this.

  2. Dear Sir/Madam, I wanted to experiment the precision farming in my farm land but i could not able to get the guidance, pl give me some guidance. My objective is to experiment this, if success i'll motivate the neighboring farmers to follow this.

  3. Hello, My name is Pavel Navitski from the Belarusian State Agricultural Academy in Belarus. Our Academy is more than 170 years. In our department I make research in technical side of plant protection, seeding and other processes. For exemple, now I work under the improving precision agricultural means, reduction of the losses pesticides when working air assisted sprayers by improvement of the system of sedimentation of work liquid and I has defended the dissertation on this subject 3 year ago. Now I'm very interested in the field of precision agriculture and plant protection technique. I'd like to have collaboration and partnership. Best regards. Pavel Navitski phd tec.sc., head of the department of agricultural machines +375295451683 Belarusian State Agricultural Academy Michurina street, 5 213410, Gorki, Belarus. BAA.BY

  4. Hello, My name is Pavel Navitski from the Belarusian State Agricultural Academy in Belarus. Our Academy is more than 170 years. In our department I make research in technical side of plant protection, seeding and other processes. For exemple, now I work under the improving precision agricultural means, reduction of the losses pesticides when working air assisted sprayers by improvement of the system of sedimentation of work liquid and I has defended the dissertation on this subject 3 year ago. Now I'm very interested in the field of precision agriculture and plant protection technique. I'd like to have collaboration and partnership. Best regards. Pavel Navitski phd tec.sc., head of the department of agricultural machines +375295451683 Belarusian State Agricultural Academy Michurina street, 5 213410, Gorki, Belarus. BAA.BY

  5. Would you please let us know if you are using Earth Observation techniques in your Precision Agriculture projects. If yes what kind of systems?

  6. Would you please let us know if you are using Earth Observation techniques in your Precision Agriculture projects. If yes what kind of systems?

  7. Dear sirs,
    The undersigned had his initiation into Agriculture at the Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo, Japan and was recruited to the UN and had an occasion to serve in the development of Silk in twenty four (24) countries of the World, in two(2) countries of Africa, fourteen (14) countries of Asia and the Pacific, where I happened to rise to serve as a Regional Adviser and seven ( 7) countries in South America.
    While in New York and other places in USA, I had an occasion to acquaint myself with the Precision Agriculture as practiced in USA, then.
    I have introduced Biological control by mass-production of Parasites, Predators and Predators of Agricultural insect pests in Bangalore, India and introduced the use of Pheromones in Sticky Traps by establishing a laboratory for this purpose. I was invited to serve the University of Tsukuba, Ibaragi, Japan, where I had an occasion too identify and characterize the sex-pheromones of Heliothis assulta, a serious pest of Capsicum.
    I have been able to develop Large scale Vermi-composting and practice some large-scale Organic Vegetable production for export of Chives to Germany and Vegetables to Dubai and Singapore.
    Now, with 16 acres of farmland of a friend of mine, who is a Doctorate in Electronics, from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and served in USA, being pledged to me in Thanjavur of Tamilnadu State in India, I desire to undertake jointly, Precision Agriculture Can we get some guidance from any of the “Practicing Doctors” in this field for implementing this technology in India?
    Thanking you in anticipation,
    Dr.C.B..Jagannatha Rao D.Sc. Agri. (Tokyo)
    [email protected], Tel:+91-9844084038, +91-80-41123449.

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