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Precision Brings Economic and Environmental Benefits

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A new generation of growers called “precision farmers” are relying on data collected from aerial and satellite remote sensing imagery to assess the current state of their fields and manage nutrients in real time. Along with Geographical Information System (GIS) ...

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High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars

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Forget about oil or gas – you should be worrying about the less discussed but far more concerning fact that the world is running out of clean, drinkable water. I wrote this article while in Kathmandu. Nepal’s capital and largest ...

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Global Imaging Technology Market for Precision Agriculture to Register a CAGR of 9.0% Between 2016 and 2024

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In a new report titled “Imaging Technology Market for Precision Agriculture: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2016 – 2024”, Persistence Market Research analyzes the performance of the global imaging technology market for precision agriculture over an eight-year period and provides ...

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New French Precision Agriculture Drone

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Drone volt, a French drone manufacturer that provides professional solutions in a variety of services and pilot training, has launched a new fixed-wing unit, a light and compact UAV dedicated to precision agriculture and construction work, “DV WING”. The company has specialised ...

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Corn yield modeling towards sustainable agriculture

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With an innovative modeling approach, researchers set out to examine corn and soybean yields and optimal nitrogen (N) fertilizer rates. In their study, recently published in Frontiers in Plant Science, they uses a 16-year long-term dataset from central Iowa, USA, ...

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IoT-based precision agriculture reduces the guesswork in farming

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“Whoever makes two ears of corn, or two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before, deserves better of mankind, and does more essential service to his country than the whole race of politicians put together”. Steven Valenscin, ...

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What is big data in the context of agriculture?

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In recent years, there has been much buzz around the term “big data,” and most of the time, the term has been used loosely in the media. The increase in the amount of data created, collected and stored in the ...

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Сorn farmers lead in adoption of precision agriculture

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The largest U.S. corn farms (over 2,900 acres) lead in the adoption of precision agriculture, a partial reflection on the technology’s high price tag, says USDA. Up to 80% of those farms use auto steer and GPS mapping of yields, ...

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Solar tag promises to lower the barriew for adoption of precision agriculture, smart irrigation

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Sol Chip Comm (SCC) is an ultra-compact, maintenance-free, solar-powered tag that powers, controls, and wirelessly connects a wide variety of sensors to the cloud. “With our LightBattery technology, Sol Chip is uniquely positioned to realize our vision of enabling billions ...

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Gathering and Reacting to Drone Data in Precision Agriculture

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Few people doubt the impact drones could have on the farm, partly because there are so many ways the technology can be leveraged. Whether it’s simple scouting or doing physical tasks like spraying a field, drones can represent an increase ...

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