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Welcome to Week 2

A short article introducing the topics to be covered in Week 2 of Innovation in Arable Farming: technologies for sustainable farming systems.
Photograph of a tractor in a tilled field with plough
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Welcome to Week 2 of Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems. In this part of the course, you’ll be turning your attention to some specific precision farming techniques along with the necessary data collection technologies.

By the end of the week you will have:

  • Looked at techniques such as yield mapping and prescription mapping and how the data collected can be used.

  • Seen how map-based and sensor-based technologies can be used to increase efficiency.

  • Heard from farmers as they discuss the financial benefits of precision farming techniques.

Don’t forget to comment on the steps and share your own thoughts and experiences.

In our next Step, you’ll be introduced to the first stage of precision farming: creating yield maps.

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