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Agriculture news and articles about GPS (global positioning system) technology, trackers, navigation, GIS (geographic information systems) apps, software and data on farm.

GPS and GIS Technologies as farm management tools

Technological introduction and its use in the agricultural sector has really brought about many benefits. Nowadays, farmers have something to smile about –they can harvest greater profits in comparison to the case in the past years. One of the primary ...

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Drones as a new word in farming

In aviation, drones refer to an unpiloted aircraft. It is commonly known as the unmanned aerial vehicle. Drones have existed for many years, and they are used for different purposes, and they can also be of help on numerous occasions. ...

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Autonomy – Are We Really There Yet?

In this article, we’ll look at several exciting and much talked about topics in the agriculture technology arena. Perhaps you’ve already invested in an army of drones, or maybe you’re too wary of technology to give it responsibility of your ...

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What’s driving driverless tractors?

Driverless tractors are becoming less futuristic and more in reach for every day farmers. Companies developing driverless vehicles that rely on sensors, GPS and precise data include Goldman Sachs, Autonomous Solutions Inc., and Hitachi. But what problems are they really ...

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5 Tech And Social Trends Poised To Transform Agriculture

While it may not seem readily apparent, farms are about to engage warp drive and rapidly approach light speed when it comes to how they operate. Emerging tools, new technologies and a changing workforce are driving changes across the landscape ...

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How the IoT is creating ‘precision farming’

Precision farming They’re calling it ‘precision farming’. Just as in industry, business and wider society, the food industry is quickly embracing the very latest Internet of Things devices and big data innovations. By collecting more and more data on their ...

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Satellite technology is taking over

There was a time, long before precision agriculture, satellite technology, and air-conditioned tractor cabs, that farming involved some pretty ad-hoc and rather imprecise guesswork. Rather than using satellite technology to map out exactly where the tractor should go and where ...

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Things to know before you buy GPS

Global Positioning System (GPS) guidance systems are one of the latest and most popular advancements in farm equipment. DGPS guidance steering aides guide the operator through the field and can be used in place of visual marking systems such as ...

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And on that farm he had a drone: UAS deployment in precision agriculture

Unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS,” or more commonly, “drones”) have become a valuable agricultural decision-making tool on the 21st Century farm. American farmers increasingly look to the skies to improve their crops and operations. Understanding UAS regulations that apply and a ...

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Things to know before you buy a guidance system

Global Positioning System (GPS) guidance systems are one of the latest and most popular advancements in farm equipment. DGPS guidance steering aides guide the operator through the field and can be used in place of visual marking systems such as ...

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