Precision Farming refers to the precise application of agricultural inputs with respect to soil, weather and crop need in order to improve productivity, Quality and profitability in agriculture.
- It is a modern agriculture practive involving the use of technology in agriculture like remote sensing, GPS and Geographical Information System for improving productivity and profitability.
- It enables farmers to use crop inputs more efficiently including pesticides, fertilizers, tillage and irrigation water.
- More effective utilization of inputs will bring in more crop yield and quality without polluting the environment and will result in sustainable agriculture and sustainable development.
- Hence precision farming is about doing the right thing, in the right place, in the right way, at the right time.