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Feb 2 2017   8:19PM GMT

precision agriculture

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Precision agriculture (PA) is an approach to farm management that uses information technology (IT) to ensure that the crops and soil receive exactly what they need for optimum health and productivity. Continued…

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“The farming industry would be quick to embrace precision agriculture with assistance from the IoT, using sensor networks and automation to improve productivity and reduce waste in both crop and livestock farming.” – Therese Cory

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In tropical regions, precision agriculture can use remote sensing to explain why soils _________ nutrients quickly when cultivated.
A. lose
B. loose
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