Comprehensive information on Nitrogen Use Efficiency for cereal crop productionPrecision Sensing Extension Workshop, January 9-11, 2007
Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
DAY 1  
9:00-9:20 Why is Mid-Season N the Way to Go?
RAMP Progress
10:15-11:00 1. Overview of the Entire System
2. Components of the Nitrogen Fertilization Optimization Algorithm (NFOA)
11:15-12:00 Sensor Based Nitrogen Rate Calculator (SBNRC)

Web Based Calculation of Whole Field Topdress N Rates

12:00-12:40 LUNCH
12:40-1:00 NEW Research: Plant height, New applicators, Application of CV
1:00-2:00 Training on the Use of Hand-Held Sensor, Use of Load UP Files and SBNRC
2:00-3:00 Data Interpretation, added Examples for On-Line Algorithms
    *Use of IPAQ Program for N Rate Recommendations
Added Issues  
  Discussion on the use of hand held sensor with the IPAQ, problems, etc.

Library of Yield Prediction Equations

NEED for environment specific YIELD PREDICTION EQUATIONS


  Jeff Edwards: Use of Sensing Technologies for Forage Yield Prediction in Wheat
  Discussion to identify problems and potential improvements
  What did the Check Plots Yield?
  Cookbook for generating environment and crop specific yield prediction equations

1. Spatial Variability in Precision Agriculture

2. Resolution Determination,

3. History of Indirect Measures,

4. Descriptive Statistics

5. History of Predicting Yield Potential, N Response and N Rates

6. GIS,

7. Sampling Strategies

8. Remote Sensing

9. Satellite Management