Comprehensive information on Nitrogen Use Efficiency for cereal crop productionPrecision Sensing Extension Workshop, January 19-20, 2006
  NEW Oklahoma Load UP 2006 Winter Wheat File (excel file for the IPAQ)
Thursday, January 19, 2006  
LOCATION: Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering lab building, ROOM 135 just east of the Colvin Center and South of the OSU track
8:00-8:45 Resolution and Scale of Measurements, Bill Raun, John Solie
8:45-9:30 Radiometric Theory & Vegetative Indices, John Solie
9:30-10:15 Why is Mid-Season N the Way to Go? Bill Raun
N Rich Strips Ramped N Rich Strips, Bill Raun, Brian Arnall, Clint Mack, Kyle Freeman, Roger Teal
    *Maximum Yield Potential
    *Predicting Fertilizer Response
Ramp Program (beta)
Ramp Data (Hennessey)
Ramp Data (LCB)
10:15-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:15 Overview of the Entire System, Bill Raun
Components of the Nitrogen Fertilization Optimization Algorithm (NFOA), Bill Raun
11:15-12:00 Sensor Based Nitrogen Rate Calculator, Web Based Calculation of Whole Field Topdress N Rates, Bill Raun, Kyle Freeman, Roger Teal
12:00-12:40 LUNCH
12:40-1:00 Engineering Issues, NEW sensors, plant height, new applicators, John Solie
1:00-1:20 N Ramp Demonstration, South of Eng. Lab, John Solie
1:20-1:50 Training on the Use of Hand-Held Sensor (Carol Jones, Kyle Freeman, Brian Arnall, IPAQ, data collection, data management)
1:50-2:50 Travel to Experiment #222, and collect data for the Field Exercise, Kyle Freeman, Roger Teal, Brian Arnall
2:50-5:00 Data Interpretation, added Examples for On-Line Algorithms (Animal Science Computer Lab)
Kyle Freeman, Brian Arnall, Bill Raun, John Solie
    *Use of IPAQ Program for N Rate Recommendations
Friday, January 20, 2006  
LOCATION: 210 Agricultural Hall
8:00-8:10 Planning Matrices, VRT Research
8:10-8:20 Development and Application of Algorithms for Bermudagrass (J. Mosali, Noble Foundation).
8:20 -9:30 Discussion on the use of hand held sensor with the IPAQ, problems, etc. Kyle Freeman
9:30-10:15 Yield Potential Prediction for Various Crops, Refining Regional Algorithms, Bill Raun
New Research: RI-CV Discussion, Bill Raun
10:15-11:00 Use of Sensing Technologies for Forage Yield Prediction in Wheat (Jeff Edwards)
11:00-11:30 Discussion to identify problems and potential improvements (Hailin Zhang, Jeff Edwards, Bill Raun, John Solie, Marvin Stone)
Mechanisms needed to improve the use of the GreenSeeker Sensors in Oklahoma
11:30-12:15 Plans for 2006, Equipment, applications, etc. John Solie, Bill Raun, Marvin Stone
12:15-1:00 LUNCH

1. Spatial Variability in Precision Agriculture

2. Resolution Determination, J. Solie

3. History of Indirect Measures, W. Raun

4. Descriptive Statistics

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

6. GIS, J. Solie

7. Sampling Strategies, J. Solie

8. Remote Sensing, J. Solie

9. Satellite Management, J.Solie