Friday, April 17, 2009

Farm Technology

New Web Site Educates Ag Community On Benefits of Technology Use

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio –Growers wanting to learn more about precision agriculture technology and how it affects them have a new online resource, http://www.precisionagworks.com/.

The site features valuable content to help growers understand the technology including:
A glossary of precision agriculture terms and concepts
Research statistics on cost savings and return on investment, through use of precision technology
Articles and information on getting started and advancing with the technology
PrecisionAg TV, a video library in which growers, precision experts and practitioners share perspectives and success stories Links to partnering companies, informational resources and industry contacts The site, developed by the PrecisionAg Institute, is the online home for the Insitute's PrecisionAg WORKS educational campaign, an initiative created by the Institute to help educate the larger agricultural community about the benefits of precision agriculture technology.

“Through advocacy, education and research, the Institute intends to advance precision technology and its efficiency, stewardship and profitability on farms around the world," says Institute Director K. Elliott Nowels. "This new web site will be a place where the larger ag community can go to get general information on the benefits and uses of the technology."

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