Books, journals and popular magazines

Those interested are urged to seek out more research information provided by the PA Lab and many others in the following journals and books.

  • The Leading Edge Supplement
    Agricultural Engineering and Precision Agriculture Issues (inc. in Australian Grain/Australian Cotton Grower/ Australian Sugar Cane)
    Published by: , P.O. Box 766, Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350, Australia.
  • Ag Online
    Popular On-Line Journal - Covers All Areas of Precision Ag and Moderates a Wide Ranging Discussion Forum
    Published through: Successful Farming: @griculture Online.
  • Precision Ag Illustrated (8 issues per year) Publication Currently Suspended
    A Popular Precision Agriculture Magazine
    Published by: , 930 Kehrs Mill Rd, #314 at the Barn, St Louis, MO 63011
  • Modern Agriculture (quarterly)
    A Journal for Site-Specific Crop Management
    Published by: , 13741 E. Rice Place, Suite 200, Aurora, CO 80015<
  • AgroPrecise (quarterly)
    An Independent Journal for Precision Agriculture
    Published by: , Devon Farm, 14 Grantham Rd, Bottesford, Nottingham, NG 13 ODF, UK
  • Precision Agriculture (bi-monthly)
    An International Journal on Advances in Precision Agriculture
    Published by: Springer, Customer Service Journals, Haberstrasse 7, 69126 Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
    An International Journal
    Published by: Elsevier Science B.V., P.O. Box 1527, 1000 BM Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Advances in Agronomy (Volume 67): Aspects of Precision Agriculture (84 pages)
    A well referenced review of the developments in PA
    Published by: Academic Press 525 B Street, Suite 1900, San Diego, California 92101-4495, USA.
  • Automated Agriculture for the 21st Century (540 pages)
    Proceedings of the 1991 Symposium
    Published by: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 2950 Niles Rd, St Joseph, Michigan 49085-9659, USA.
  • Soil-Specific Crop Management (395 pages)
    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Precision Agriculture (1992)
  • Site-Specific Management for Agricultural Systems (993 pages)
    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Precision Agriculture (1994)
  • Precision Agriculture (1222 pages)
    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Precision Agriculture (1996)
  • Precision Agriculture (2 volumes, 1938 pages)
    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (1998)
  • Precision Agriculture & other Resource Management (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2000)
  • Precision Agriculture & other Precision Resources Management (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2002)
  • The above International Conference on PA Proceedings (1-6) are published by: American Society of Agronomy, 677 South Segoe Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA.
  • Precision Agriculture & other Precision Resources Management (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2005)
    Published by: Centre for Precision Agriculture, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, Rm. 439 Borlaug Hall
    Dept. Soil, Water, and Climate University of Minnesota St. Paul, MN 55108 USA.
  • Precision Agriculture (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2006)
    Published by: Centre for Precision Agriculture, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, Rm. 439 Borlaug Hall
    Dept. Soil, Water, and Climate University of Minnesota St. Paul, MN 55108 USA.
  • Precision Agriculture (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2008)
    Published by: Colorado State University
  • Precision Agriculture (CD containing PDF files)
    Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (2010)
    Published by: Colorado State University
  • Precision Agriculture '97 (2 volumes, 997 pages)
    Papers presented at the 1st European Conference on Precision Agriculture (1997)
    Published by: BIOS Scientific Publishers, 9 Newtec Place, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE, UK.
  • Precision Agriculture '99 (2 volumes, 987 pages)
    Papers presented at the 2nd European Conference on Precision Agriculture (1999)
    Published by: Sheffield Academic Press, Mansion House, 19 Kingfield Road, Sheffield S11 9AS, UK.
  • ECPA 2001 (2 volumes, 970 pages)
    Papers presented at the 3rd European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2001)
    Published by: - Genie Rural, 2 place Viala, 34060 Montpellier cedex 2, France.
  • Precision Agriculture (784 pages)
    Papers presented at the 4th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2003)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Precision Livestock Farming (184 pages)
    Papers presented at the 1st European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (2003)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Precision Agriculture '05 (1005 pages)
    Papers presented at the 5th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2005)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Precision Livestock Farming '05 (358 pages)
    Papers presented at the 2nd European Conference on Precision Livestock Farming (2005)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Precision Agriculture '07 ( 876 pages)
    Papers presented at the 6th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2007)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • Precision Agriculture '09 ( 992 pages)
    Papers presented at the 7th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (2009)
    Published by: Wageningen Academic Publishers - Wageningen Academic Publishers P.O. Box 220 6700 AE
    Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • The State of Site-Specific Management for Agriculture (430 pages)
    Invited chapters based on a 1995 symposium organised by the Soil Science Society of America
    and the North Central Regional Committee on Site-Specific Management.
    Published by: American Society of Agronomy, 677 South Segoe Rd, Madison, Wisconsin 53711, USA.
  • Precision Agriculture - What can it offer the Australian Sugar Industry? (101 pages)
    Proceedings of a 1997 workshop
    Published by: CSIRO Land and Water, Davies Laboratory, PMB, Townsville, Queensland 4814, Australia.
  • Precision Agriculture in the 21st Century: Geospatial and Information Technologies in Crop Management (149 pages)
    Report by the Committee on Assessing Crop Yield: Site-Specific Farming, Information Systems
    and Research Opportunities. National Research Council
    Published by: National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington DC 20055, USA.
  • Precision Agriculture: Spatial and Temporal Variability of Environmental Quality(251 pages)
    Papers presented at an International Symposium on Precision Agriculture, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1997
    Published by: John Wiley & Sons, Baffins Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1UD, England.
  • The Precision Farming Guide for Agriculturists (117 pages)
    A general, well organised guide to the basics of Precision Agriculture
    Published by: John Deere, 374 John Deere Rd, Moloine, Illinois 61265-8089, USA.
  • Precision Farming Profitability (132 pages)
    Focuses on profitability assessment for PA management. Also provides succinct reference chapters for the enabling technologies.
    Published by: Site-Specific Management Centre, Purdue University, 1150 Lilly Hall, Room 3458, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1150, USA.
  • Precision Agriculture (224 pages)
    Essentially a GIS manual using PA data. A simple place to start for data manipulation
    Published by: Thomson Delmar Learning, Executive Woods, 5 Maxwell Drive, Clifton ParkNY 12065-2919 USA.
  • Precision Decisions for Quality Cotton (107 pages)
    A guide to site-specific cotton crop management.
    Published by: ACPA and CRDC, Biomedical Building C81, University of Sydney, NSW 2015, Australia.
  • Precision Agriculture Manual (CD containing interactice documents)
    3 documents - the PA manual, republication of a aid to on-farm experimental design and analysis, a guide to standards for electrical conductivity measurment in agricultural fields. A reasonably comprehensive look at tools, experimentation and standards for the PA industry
    Published by: Grains Research and Development Corporation, PO Box 5367, Kingston, ACT, Australia.
  • Precision Viticulture (92 pages)
    An introduction to, and discussion of, the various tools and technologies associated with Precision Viticulture.
    Published by: Winetitles, 67 Anzac Highway, Ashford 5035 SA, Australia.
  • Precision Agriculture options for the Australian sugarcane industry (117 pages)
    SRDC Technical Report 3/2007. Identifies the application, research and development opportunities, advantages, limitations, risks and costs of implementing PA in sugarcane.
    Published by: SRDC, PO Box 12050
    George Street, Brisbane QLD 4003.
  • Handbook of Precision Agriculture (683 pages)
    A comprehensive look at PA, its tools and applications around the world.
    Published by: CRC Press