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Ali Mirzakhani Nafchi

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Precision Agriculture Specialist

605-688-4774

Berg Agricultural Hall 316
Agronomy, Horticulture & Plant Science-Box 2207A
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Ali supports the citizens of South Dakota in his role as the SDSU Extension Precision Agriculture Specialist at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

Also by Ali Mirzakhani Nafchi

aerial view of the James River Valley
Mar 01

Crop Hour: Precision Ag - Soil, Crop and Water Management Webinars

Would you like to learn more about precision ag? Join us Mar. 1, 2 and 3 at 10:00 a.m. CST.

Spring wheat emerging from a field of corn stubble.
Feb 08

Crop Hour: Soil Heath and Cover Crop Webinars

Would you like to learn more about cover crops and soil health? Join us Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at 10:00 a.m. CST.

Aerial photo of a field revealing crop productivity within a specified management zone.

Creating Management Zones Using Electrical Conductivity

The first step to practicing zone management is to identify the variations that control yield. There are various methods for characterizing soil variations within a field, and among them, electrical conductivity measurement is one of the most-reliable.