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New agricultural technologies are need of time and to address the crisis of agriculture. PF is one of them that incorporate various modern ways to address the issue.

What is Precision Farming (PF)?
Precision farming (PF) or satellite farming or site specific crop management (SSCM) is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops. Crop variability typically has both a spatial and temporal component which makes statistical/computational treatments quite involved. The holy grail of precision agriculture research will be the ability to define a Decision Support System (DSS) for whole farm management with the goal of optimizing returns on inputs while preserving resources.

Precision farming aims to optimize field-level management with regard to:
·   Crop science: by matching farming practices more closely to crop needs (e.g. fertilizer inputs);
·  Environmental protection: by reducing environmental risks and footprint of farming (e.g. limiting leaching of nitrogen);
·    Economics: by boosting competitiveness through more efficient practices (e.g. improved management of fertilizer usage and other inputs).

Precision farming also provides farmers with a wealth of information to:
·         Build up a record of their farm;
·         Improve decision-making;
·         Foster greater traceability
·         Enhance marketing of farm products
·         Improve lease arrangements and relationship with landlords
·      Enhance the inherent quality of farm products (e.g. protein level in bread-flour wheat)


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