Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

269 Development of Tools for Precision Agriculture II

Oral Session
ASA Section: Agronomic Production Systems
This topical session focuses on research being conducted to advance or create new tools and methodologies for precision agriculture and increasing profitability in crop production.

Approved for CM 3.0 CEUs


Precision Agriculture Systems Community

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 8

Community Leaders:
Antonio Ray Asebedo and Lakesh Sharma
Antonio Ray Asebedo and Lakesh Sharma
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Smart Farming Technologies for Profitability and Sustainability.
Frits K. Van Evert, Wageningen University & Research Centre; Spyros Fountas, Agricultural University of Athens; Thanos Balafoutis, Agricultural University of Athens; Pieter Blok, Wageningen University & Research; Chris van Dijk, Wageningen University & Research; Sandra Wolters, Wageningen University & Research; Sakura Tomita, Wageningen University & Research; Sasa Marjanovic, BioSense Institute; Milica Trajkovic, BioSense Institute; Samy Aït-Amar, ACTA; Marcos Apesteguía, INTIA; Klaus Erdle, DLG; Harm Brinks, Delphy; Beatriz Arribas, CEMA; Ulrich Adam, CEMA; Stephane Volant, FRcuma Ouest; David Tinker, DAVID TINKER & ASSOCIATES LTD
1:50 PM
Remote Sensing and Apparent Electrical Conductivity to Characterize Soil Water Content.
Alfonso deLAra, Colorado State University; Raj Khosla, Colorado State University; Louis Longchamps, Agriculture and Agriculture Food Canada
2:05 PM
Developing Irrigation Zones from a Field Scale Crop Water Productivity Map.
Jeffrey D. Svedin, Brigham Young University; Ruth Kerry, Brigham Young University; Neil C. Hansen, Brigham Young University; Bryan G. Hopkins, Brigham Young University
2:20 PM
Minimum Data Reporting Requirements for Field-Scale, Replicated Strip Trials.
John McGuire, S Squared; Thomas F. Morris, University of Connecticut; Alison J Eagle, Environmental Defense Fund; Karen Chapman, Environmental Defense Fund
2:35 PM
Big-Data to Understand Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Crop Yields.
Bruno Basso, Michigan State University; Bernardo Maestrini, Michigan State University; Ruben Ulbrich, Michigan State University
2:50 PM
3:00 PM
Application of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Precision Weed Detection and Management.
Muthukumar Bagavathiannan, Texas A&M University; Vijay Singh, Texas A&M University; Aman Rana, Texas A&M University; Michael Bishop, Texas A&M University; Dale Cope, Texas A&M University; Sorin Popescu, Texas A&M University
3:15 PM
Early Prediction and Mapping of Yield in an Orchard Using Color and Shape Features of Apple Fruit.
Rong Zhou, Utah State University; Lutz Damerow, University of Bonn; Michael Blanke, University of Bonn
3:30 PM
Relationship of Red and Red-Edge Reflectance-Based Vegetation Indices with Stalk and Fiber Yield of Energy Cane Harvested at Different Dates.
Marilyn Dalen, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Samuel Kwakye, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Daniel Forestieri, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Murilo Martins, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Brenda Tubana, Louisiana State University AgCenter
3:45 PM
Delineation of Soil Management Zones: Comparison of Two Proximal Soil Sensor Systems.
Athyna N. Cambouris, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Asim Biswas, University of Guelph; Felipe Vargas, INRS-ETE; Isabelle Perron, AAFC; Bernie Zebarth, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Karem Chokmani, INRS- ETE National Institute Research; Viacheslav Adamchuk, McGill University
4:15 PM
‘Agbot’ Ground Robot That Can Take Pictures and Spray in the Peach Orchard.
Bipul Biswas, Fort Valley State University; Anthony Choi, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31207; Nathan Burnham, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31207; Spencer Penley, Mercer University, Macon, GA 31207; Nabin Sedhain, FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY; Ankush Sangra, FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY; Zimri Blake, FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY; Wayne Whitehead, FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
4:30 PM