precision agriculture

Spatial Analysis

Using Remote Sensing to Combat Poverty

Using Remote Sensing to Combat Poverty

Remote sensing, the practice of gathering information about objects without being physically near them, has had many practical uses for humans over the last few decades. Satellites in particular are remote sensing devices that have a large variety of functions. They have been used to predict and monitor the weather, […]

GIS Learning

Geospatial technology plays a significant role in many aspects of precision farming (click on image for a larger view).

Geospatial Technologies in Precision Agriculture

Since the agrarian revolution that hit Europe and America during the 18th century, the use of technology to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of farming practices has increased tremendously. During the 20th and 21st century for instance, discoveries in the field of science and technology have enabled farmers to effectively […]