Extension: Precision Agriculture

Geographic Information System (GIS)/Global Positioning System (GPS), Remote Sensing, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

UF/IFAS ABE precision agriculture and automation extension programs include development of an educational program to promote adoption and evaluation of state-of-the-art precision agriculture machinery, equipment and techniques with a goal of improving the profitability and environmental sustainability of Florida’s specialty crop industry. Topic areas include smart machinery, GIS/GPS applications, remote sensing, UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine vision and robotics, wireless sensors network, Internet of Things (IoT), and mechatronics.

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Contact ABE Faculty

Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis
Assistant Professor
Precision Agriculture/Automation
i.ampatzidis@ufl.edu | Immokalee, FL

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in agriculture, real-time sensing, disease detection, variable-rate technology and GIS/GPS systems for site-specific management practices
  • Precision farming technologies, precision irrigation
  • Smart machines and systems in agriculture, Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence, machine learing and machine vision
  • Automation and robotics for specialty crops
  • Farm machinery, mechanization for specialty crops

Dr. Aditya Singh
Assistant Professor
Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy
aditya01@ufl.edu | ROG 261

  • Remote sensing , spectroscopy
  • Develop methods for landscape-scale assessments of forest health using remotely sensed imagery and environmental data
  • Develop new tools, techniques and instrumentation for efficient detection of nutrient status and stress in agricultural crops due to pests and diseases