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The 10th ICPA History

Historical Evolution and Recent Advances in Precision Farming

History of PA and OFE

History of ISPA

The ISPA is the scientific organization that comes in a straight line from the founders of the precision farming idea in Minnesota in the early 90’s.
 
The texts listed at right are provided as a reference to those interested in knowing more about the history of precision agriculture in general and the origins of the ISPA in particular.

Past Presidents

2020-2022

Dr. James Lowenberg-DeBoer

Dr. Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer

Agri-Tech Applied Economics at Harper Adams University,
Newport, Shropshire, UK
Co-editor of Precision Agriculture journal

2018-2020

Dr. Ian Yule

Professor in Precision Agriculture
Massey University, New Zealand

2016-2018

Dr. Nicolas Tremblay

Plant Nutrition and Crop Management Specialist
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Research and Development Center, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

 

2014-2016

Dr. Ken Sudduth

Research Agricultural Engineer
USDA-ARS

2012-2014

Dr. John Stafford

Consultant in Precision Agriculture and Computing
Silsoe Solutions

2010-2012

Dr. Raj Khosla

Professor and Head, Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University