Apply geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS), to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting, site-specific pesticide application, yield mapping, or variable-rate irrigation. May use computers to develop or analyze maps or remote sensing images to compare physical topography with data on soils, fertilizer, pests, or weather.
Sample of reported job titles:
Agrintelligence Specialist (Agriculture Intelligence Specialist), Agronomist, Agronomy Consultant, Crop Consultant, Crop Specialist, Precision Agriculture Analyst (Precision Ag Analyst), Precision Agriculture Specialist (Precision Ag Specialist), Precision Agronomist, Precision Farming Coordinator, Precision Technology Agronomist (Precision Tech Agronomist)
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