FarmBits Podcast: Making Sense of Sensors

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Making Sense of Sensors

In this week’s episode of FarmBits Podcast, Dr. Jim Schepers, UNL Agronomy and Horticulture Department professor emeritus, joins podcast hosts Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell to discuss the history of nitrogen sensor development, the theory behind why sensors should enable better nitrogen management, advantages and disadvantages to different sensor platforms, and the future of sensor-based technologies. This episode also highlights Schepers’ contributions to innovation in responsive nitrogen management using sensor technologies and his ongoing innovative research.

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