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What drives interest in precision agriculture

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In recent years, however, Carlson, precision ag agronomist with South Dakota State University, hasn’t always found fertile ground for his message. High crop prices and attractive profit margins reduced farmers’ incentive to invest in precision ag. “You could make a ...

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Topcon Bringing 3D To The Cab With New X14 Display

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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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Three John Deere Mobile Apps to Access on the Go

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Technology has become a critical component to successful farming in today’s digital world. The proliferation of the iPhone and other mobile devices has not only spread rampantly across the American public, it has hit the American farming community as well. ...

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Trimble Introduces New Agriculture App for Fleet Management

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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

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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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The Effect of Variable Rate Fertilizer Application

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Use of variable rate fertilizer spreaders (VRS) is available to farmers in many areas of Kentucky. For use of VRS, a soil fertility map must be prepared for the field to be spread which requires subdividing the field into subunits. ...

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Profitability of Variable Rate Fertilization

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INTRODUCTION Grid soil sampling and variable rate fertilizer applications are a part of the precision agriculture movement that has captured the interest of many farmers. Variable rate fertilization requires extra expense and effort plus the use of often unfamiliar technology. ...

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