Comprehensive information on Nitrogen Use Efficiency for cereal crop productionPrecision Sensing Extension Workshop, August 1-4, 2006
Stockport, Southern Australia and
Urgench, Uzbekistan
DAY 1 Australian Visitors to OSU
  NEW Australia Load UP 2006 Spring Wheat File (excel file for the IPAQ)
8:00-8:45 Resolution and Scale of Measurements
8:45-9:00 Radiometric Theory & Vegetative Indices
9:00-9:20 Why is Mid-Season N the Way to Go?
RAMP and N Rich Strips
    *Maximum Yield Potential
    *Predicting Fertilizer Response
Ramp Program (v. 1.5)
Ramp Data (Hennessey)
Ramp Data (LCB)
10:00-10:15 BREAK
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.
  History of predicting Yield Potential for Various Crops, Refining Regional Algorithms,

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