Accuracy is very important to precision agriculture, of course, but I think what it means may be changing. The term once was mostly associated with the precision of your global positioning, but now it seems to mean more.
A post by James Addicott, a student at the University of Cambridge in the UK, set me to thinking about the implications. In his post, he shared that “according to the UK (United Kingdom) Government and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) 76 percent of farmers in England want to ‘improve accuracy’ using precision farming techniques, whereas 63 percent want to ‘reduce input costs.’ There is little information other than this.”
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