ORG North Dakota State University - Main Campus Title NDSU Extension Specialist BIO John Nowatzki regularly delivers educational presentations on various precision agriculture topics including farm data management, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), LiDAR applications, and variable rate fertilization of field crops. Mr. Nowatzki also conducts applied research collaborating with others NDSU faculty. Recent research topics include UAS applications for agriculture, variable rate fertilization, optical sensors for in-season fertilization, and soil compaction. He is a principal coordinator for the annual Precision Ag Summit in Jamestown. John Nowatzki is the principal investigator on the several UAS research projects.