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Sensor-based Nitrogen Application on Display at Precision Ag Field Day

Gary Roberson, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist with the Department of Biologial and Agricultural Engineering at NC State University was a presenter at Tuesday's Precision Ag Field Day at the Tidewater Research & Extension Center. 

Roberson explains that variable rate nitrogen application is not only cost effective, but environmentally friendly, as well.  Technology such as this is extra important in a year following a drought, according to Roberson: is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.