Precision agriculture Research

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Michael J. (Mike) Buschermohle
Professor and Interim Assistant Dean
UT Extension Administration

Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics

Hao Gan
Assistant Professor
Sensor development & Precision Agriculture

Groups and Facilities

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Milan No-Till 
For more than 20 years, our Milan center has led the world in no-till research.



Faculty 360 | Frank Yin, 4/14/2020

AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2019 UTIA Luncheon, 11/29/2019

High Hopes for Tennessee Cotton, 4/17/2017

2016 Director's Awards Recipients Announced, 12/22/2016


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The Story of Cotton 
A look at the history, production and uses of cotton.


Recent Publications

Automatic Section Control Technologies and GPS Auto-Guidance Systems Adoption in Cotton Production Edge, Brittani, M. Velandia, C. Boyer, J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, R. K. Roberts, B. S. Wilson, M. J. Buschermohle, B. C. English, R. Rejesus, and L. Falconer.  2018.  Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 10, 7: 282-294. [Abstract]

Site specific irrigation systems, chapter in Precision Agriculture for Sustainability.  Haghverdi, A., and B. G. Leib.  2018.  John Stafford. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, (Refereed, Invited).

Variable-Rate Application on Fertilizer Use in Cotton Production Thompson, N.M, J. A. Larson, M. Velandia, D. M. Lambert, and B. C. English.  2018.  Journal of Agricultural Science, 10, 10: 40-52. [Abstract]

Cotton Canopy NDVI: Reducing the Plant Population Effect Marisol, R. P., P. B. Allen, R. S. Freeland, and J. B. Wilkerson.  2017.  TRANSACTIONS of the ASABE, 60(2), 293-301. [Abstract]

Potential Uses Of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) In Precision Agriculture Buschermohle, M. J.  2015.  Proceedings 2015 Cotton and Rice Conference. Baton Rouge, LA Jan. 13-14.

Bundled Adoption of Precision Agriculture Technologies by United States Cotton Producers Lambert, D. M., K. Paudel, and J. A. Larson.  2015.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 40,2: 325-345.

Precision Agriculture—RTK Base-to-Tractor Range Limitations using RF Communication Freeland, R. S., M. J. Buschermohle, and W. M. Nichols.  2014.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol. 30(1): 97-104 ISSN 0883-8542 doi: 10.13031/aea.30.10072.

Politics & Technology: U.S. Policies Restricting Unmanned Aerial Systems in Precision Agriculture Freeman, P. K., and R. S. Freeland.  2014.  Food Policy, 49(1): 302-311 doi:10.1016/j.foodpol.2014.09.008.

Timing of precision agriculture technology adoption in US cotton production Watcharaanantapong, P, R. K. Roberts, D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, M. Velandia, B. C. English, R. M. Rejesus, and C. Wang.  2014.  Precision Agriculture, 15:427-446. [Abstract]

Solar Storms—Impact On RTK Guidance in Precision Agriculture.  Curry, D. A.  2013.  MS BsET Non-thesis Capstone.

Farmers' Receptions of Field Variability Impact Adoption of Precision Agriculture Technology.  English, B. C., and R. K. Roberts.  2013.  UTIA Press Release, April 15, 2013.

A Bayesian Analysis of GPS Guidance System in Precision Agriculture.  Khanal, A., A. K. Mishra, and D. M. Lambert.  2013.  Selected paper presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 4-6, 2013.