Site-Specific Management Center

 College of Agriculture      Purdue University


Site-specific management, also called precision farming, prescription farming, and even variable rate application technology, is an old idea that has been given new life by the advent of technologies based on global positioning systems (GPS). These GPS based technologies are used to tailor soil and crop management to match conditions at every location in a field.

The SSMC mission is to develop and disseminate information about site-specific management methods that are profitable and practical for agricultural producers and those who supply inputs or process products.

Leadership Team:

Dan Ess, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Tony Vyn, Agronomy

Bruce Erickson, Agricultural Economics (primary contact)


Purdue University                             
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2056                          
Phone:  765/494-9557    Fax: 765/494-9176                             
  berickso@purdue.edu                                
                                             

                                                                                            

 

 

                                       

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Copyright 2000, SSMC, Purdue University:   Last Edited 02-11-05
Please send questions or comments to:
berickso@purdue.edu
 
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