Introduction – Geospatial technologies for farm management 20110616

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About the webinar

This webinar is the first session in the course Introduction to GIS for Farm and Land Management - June 16, 2011

The agenda for this presentation was:

  • Objectives/overview of the course
  • GIS basics: What is a GIS? What is georeferenced information?
  • Why are geospatial technologies important for farm management? - GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing, Guided equipment, and other technologies.
  • How is information projected in a map? / What type of data is used in a farm GIS?/ Standards used in GeoAgro GIS
  • Create a Project, download data for your State, and locate your farm
  • Digitizing or importing field boundaries
  • Adding Imagery, web soil survey and other Land Resources Information to your project
  • Working with layers
  • Search, Explore, measure and query your maps

Panelists & Participants

Panelists included:

  • Ed Di Pollina, GeoAgro Team Leader


Video recording

Introduction – Geospatial technologies for farm management - Part 1

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Introduction – Geospatial technologies for farm management - Part 2

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