Setting up your farm GIS project 20110721

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About the webinar

This webinar is the first session in the course "Introduction to GIS for Farm and Land Management".

  • 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

Panelists & Participants

Panelists included:

  • Ed Di Pollina, GeoAgro Team Leader

Video recording

Part 1 - Overview Module 1: Introduction – Setting up your own land/farm project


Part 2 - Overview Module 2: Creating your land/farm layers


Part 3 - Overview Module 3: Presenting your maps & sharing your farm information


Part 4 - Overview Module 4: Collecting data from the field with GPS and mobile devices


Part 5 - How the course works - next steps for module 1