This is a two row cotton picker that
is harvesting cotton in Belle Mina, Al.
at the Tennessee Valley Research and Extension Center.
This is a six row cotton picker that
is on display at the 2007 Sunbelt Ag.
Expo. In Moultrie, Ga.
- These John Deere cotton pickers are self-propelled machines
- They remove cotton lint and seeds from the plant
- Some of these machines can pick up to six rows of cotton at a time
- There are two
An Overview of Precision Agriculture
Prepared By: Dr. John Fulton and Daniel Mullenix, Auburn University
Highlights of Precision Agriculture[]
Precision agriculture, also called “farming by the foot”, can be defined as a comprehensive system designed to optimize agricultural production through the application of crop information, advanced technology and management practices. A truly comprehensive approach to precision agriculture begins with crop planning and includes tillage, planting, chemical applications, harvesting, and post harvest processing of the crop. Basically precision agriculture is …