EXTENSION OFFERS CLASS ON PRECISION FARMING
An upcoming Extension event will focus on advancements in precision farming to help farmers improve efficiency and production.
“From Precision Farming to Decision Farming — How To Make Precision Farming Pay” is Feb. 27 at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland and Feb. 28 at the E.V. Smith Research Center in Shorter.
Starting at 9 a.m., seminars cover precision irrigation, variable-rate nitrogen management, soil sampling and the economics of precision agriculture. Lunch will be followed by hands-on demonstrations and activities.
The workshops are free, but registration is required. Online registration is available at vellidis.org/tapac.
Attendees will earn continuing education units (CEUs) in nutrient management; soil and water; crop management; and professional development.
For more information, email Dr. Brenda Ortiz at firstname.lastname@example.org.