The Changing Face of Agriculture: Precision Agriculture

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Farming has changed drastically in recent years and new technologies are constantly being developed to assist farmers in decreasing costs and increasing profit.  By embracing change and working toether, farmers are able to stay on their farms.

Farmers are stereotyped as being old fashioned and resistant to change, but today’s farmers embrace new technologies that make farming easier and more productive.  New farming equipment incorporates computer technology that makes farming a highly technological process.  Farmers are also using other technologies that help them know what to plant, how to plant and how to increase productivity.



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Producer

D. Geck

Source

The Changing Face of Agriculture. Prairie Public Television. K. Stenehjem (Producer) 2000

Grade Level

3 - 7

Subject Matter

Social Studies, Science

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