'Bringing Agriculture to Life with Precision Technology'
Precision agriculture was introduced in the 1990’s as a way of providing producers with a more effective way of guiding through their fields. Today, it has grown to be a much more complex process where it focuses on accuracy and controlled techniques for planting and growing crops. Some of the specific applications include but are not limited to, variable rate technology (VRT), soil sampling, computer-based applications, and remote sensing. This workshop will inspire educators to incorporate precision technology applications into their classroom through project-based learning.|
Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
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|Biosketch:||Darcie Gallagher is a Precision Agriculture Instructor at Highland Community College in Wamego, Kansas and a graduate student at Kansas State University. She is majoring in Agricultural Education. Darcie earned an Associate’s Degree and Precision Agriculture Certificate from Southeast Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwest Missouri State University. Darcie is 5th generation to belong to the family farm in Northwest Missouri and she loves sharing her passion of production agriculture with others.|
|Organization/Affiliation:||Highland Community College|