Dr. Raj Khosla is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist of Precision Agriculture at Colorado State University (CSU). He earned his BS from University of Allahabad, India, and M.S. & Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. Dr. Khosla is responsible for the Precision Agriculture Research, Extension and Teaching Program at CSU.
Dr. Khosla has established a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency, extramurally funded, nationally and internationally recognized, comprehensive research and extension program in the area of Precision Agriculture. His main focus has been on “Management of in-field soil and crop spatial variability using innovative technologies (such as Global Positioning Systems or GPS, Geographic Information Systems or GIS, and Remote-sensing) for variable rate precision nutrient management”. Dr. Khosla has authored and co-authored over 185 publications (book chapters, refereed journal articles, extension articles, proceedings, bulletins, reports, popular press articles, digital media, and others). His research and extension efforts have been recognized widely. He has been invited to several countries including Argentina, Canada, India, Mexico, and others to present his research work. In 2007 he was chosen as an expert to serve on the USDA-FAS (Foreign Ag Services) delegation to India, to assist Indian government in formulating a capacity building program under a joint USA-India Agricultural Knowledge Initiative.
Other Research Interests
Precision agriculture and nutrient management; Remote sensing applications in crop production; Management zones and managing spatial variability in soils
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