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very interesting idea!

how small of a scale does this scale down to?
can this be applied on say 5-7 acres? or what are the major differences in applying this to a smaller area.


 
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There are many different ways of applying GPS tools to Keyline Design. On a small site (5-7 acres) you could do something as simple as using a cell phone GPS to locate waypoints from a map to the actual site. Cell phone GPS is only accurate to 3ish feet. On the high end, an RTK GPS-enabled topographic survey can provide a highly accurate landform map for designing your farm (sub-1 inch accuracy!).

We're covering many different use-cases for these tools in the workshop...and making it super-simple to implement.

ONLINE version for those that want to study at home too! http://www.versaland.com/workshops/gps-keyline-design/

Grant
 
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