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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.

Leica Geosystems offers Virtual Vista to monitor farm equipment

Leica Geosystems has launched Virtual Vista, a Web-based platform that allows farmers to monitor equipment and field activities. Virtual Vista connects directly through the built-in modem of the Leica mojo3D and customers can access the service within a few steps. ...

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iPad Application Aids Map-Based Crop Reporting

Providing the right amount of crop insurance coverage to customers at a fair price is a balancing act. If too many acres are reported, the customer pays too high a premium. If too few acres are reported, coverage is inadequate ...

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Farmers now using Satellites for Ease and Precision

High-tech equipment is becoming more and more available for many aspects of the agriculture business. For instance, now a farmer can get an automatic tractor or combine harvester that runs on satellite-created maps. They can run automatically while the farmer ...

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Deutz-Fahr: Agrosky

AGROSKY is the Precision Farming system developed by SAME DEUTZ-FAHR for satellite guidance of its machines and implements. AGROSKY products have been designed to increase efficiency, boost productivity, minimize costs, save water resources, safeguard the environment, and — most importantly — to ...

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Precision Agriculture Trends in 2014

From automatic guidance to variable-rate control, precision-agriculture technology is helping farmers increase sustainability performance, according to John Fulton, a precision-ag specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension. With so many customers demanding sustainably produced ingredients, U.S. farmers can ...

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Topcon Bringing 3D To The Cab With New X14 Display

Topcon Precision Agriculture (TPA) announces a new 3D color touchscreen display, the X14. The X14 is Topcon’s newest precision farming in-cab display and offers entry-level guidance with the look and feel of TPA’s larger, easy-to-use X30 touchscreen console. The 10.9 cm ...

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AGCO: the RG700

Launching in fall 2013, the RG700 self-propelled sprayer is ideal for spraying requirements that call for a smaller tank size. The RG700 is Tier 4i-compliant, and like larger RoGator models, features an application-specific cab design that maximizes operator comfort and ...

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Trimble R10 – Productivity Beyond GNSS

Features Smallest and lightest receiver in its class; Cutting edge Trimble HD-GNSS processing engine; Automatic point measurement and traceable tilt values; Electronic bubble so you can focus in one place; Trimble xFill technology provides RTK coverage during connection outages; Powerful ...

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Trimble Introduces New Agriculture App for Fleet Management

Trimble Introduces New Agriculture App for Fleet Management SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24, 2013—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the Connected Farm™ Fleet app built to serve managers and technicians by enabling them to access their fleet information from any location. Using ...

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Satellites in Agriculture

Nowadays it is hard to impress somebody with satellite launching. Though just 60 years ago it was like a fantastic tale. Nobody thought that it can be possible to see the photos of your house, street or field made from ...

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