Roy Bardole in His Office

Satellite navigation helps farmers meet the challenge of increasing crop yields and lowering costs. They can use precise positioning to plant and harvest faster and more efficiently than ever before. And by applying fertilizers and pesticides more precisely, they can reduce the environmental impact of raising crops.

Caption:
Farmer Roy Bardole, seated in his office, views an agricultural GPS image on his computer monitor while field maps are laid out on his desk.
Type: Photograph
Image Date: September 21, 2012
Image Taken: Rippey, Iowa, United States
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Dane A. Penland
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Farmer Roy Bardole, seated in his office, views an agricultural GPS image on his computer monitor while field maps are laid out on his desk.