PDA and Handheld GPS Adoption in Precision Cotton Production
Jonathan C. Walton,
James Larson (),
Roland Roberts (),
Dayton Lambert (),
Sherry Larkin () and
No 6839, 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas from Southern Agricultural Economics Association
This research analyzed the adoption of Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) and handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in cotton production. Analysis using a logit model found that younger farmers who used a crop consultant, remote-sensing, variable-rate fertilizer, and reported greater yield variability had a higher probability of adopting.
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