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Precision Agriculture in Bulgaria

Precision Agriculture in Bulgaria Rositsa Beluhova-Uzunova, Dobri Dunchev Agricultural University-Plovdiv, Bulgaria   In Bulgaria the government statistics office does not collect official information on the adoption of precision agriculture (PA). The implementation of the first PA technologies in Bulgaria can be traced back to 2002-2003 with the use of lightbar displays for spreading fertilizer. A few years later with the advent of automatic steering systems it is possible for the displays to be used for sowing and mechanical weed control. After 2009 these technologies are common in the Bulgarian fields.   Now most of farm machines are equipped not only ...