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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.

Gathering and Reacting to Drone Data in Precision Agriculture

High technology tools such as drones are becoming cheaper, more accessible and more intuitive. Sensors are placed everywhere, and thus, data has become easy to collect. In the next few years, farmers might have to become experts in data analytics. ...

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Data analysis can uncover hidden farm costs

Thanks to the Internet and the Global Positioning System (GPS), many farmers have now been collecting data about their farms regarding water usage, crop yields, inputs and so forth for over 20 years now. Given the new tools and technology ...

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Choosing the Right Drone

Many farming businesses are now considering the use of drones in the past years. With drone legislation being passed all over the world, they are quickly becoming possible for the modern agricultural practice to integrate these powerful tools into their ...

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Imagery Technology and Plant Inspection

Recently, researchers from a university in China developed an imaging system that is designed to monitor the condition and health of crops in the greenhouse. This intelligent agricultural equipment is believed to go a long way in saving growers time ...

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Farm management software types

A competitive mobile applications market is rapidly producing quality in the farming industry. In fact, a technology blogger reported last in 2017 that Google removed over 50,000 apps from their store that were not beating the quality and usability factors. ...

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Future is now: Autonomous tractors

The adoption of technology in agriculture has improved the approaches that farmers use in the farmland nowadays. Modern agriculture has made it easy for farmers to achieve high produce while using less input. According the trends in the use of ...

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How the IoT is creating ‘precision farming’

Technology has become a common element in agriculture. It has brought about a variety of applications, tools, and equipment that upon use, can lead to an improvement in the agricultural process, and the produce. A clear understanding of the concept ...

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Remote sensing –one of the efficient agricultural technologies

Efficient Agricultural Technologies: Remote Sensing There is much pressure on the agricultural sector to offer enough yield to feed the growing population in the world. Such pressure comes in the midst of numerous impacts of global warming and changes in ...

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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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