1987-09-01

Fertilizing-Blending and Spreading On-The-Go Using Computerized Soil Maps and Radar Guidance 871676

ABSTRACT

SOILECTION is computer controlled fertilizer, chemicals, and micronutrients, on-the-go, according to the recommendations for the various soil types that exist in each field. It incorporates a soil map displayed on a computer screen in the vehicle and a navigation system to identify the location of the unit in the field, allowing it to change the preprogrammed formulation as it travels through the field. The primary benefits shown is reduced fertilization usage and/or higher yields.

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