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Global Precision Agriculture


Technology Grid sampling, making maps for fertilization, yield measurements and pH soil corrections were the beginnings of precision agriculture. Now, with GPS technologies that are incredibly accurate at positioning and delivering information about particular areas, precision agriculture continues to grow. ...

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Satellite Mapping


The Need for Better Information Development and exploration in previously remote parts of the world are creating an increasing demand for current land topography and land-use maps, as well as for other information products.  These maps are critical to a ...

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How we improved yield for 15% using farm management system


Introduction I am an agronomist for a large agricultural holding company that is responsible for over 250,000 acres (100,000 hectares) in the eastern part of Europe with crops consisting primarily of sugar beet, rapeseed, and maize. I left Canada to ...

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Pilotless aircraft will play critical roles in precision agriculture


Comparing an unmanned aerial vehicle to a magnetic resonance imaging machine may seem odd, but that is how the director of the Mississippi State University Geosystems Research Institute sees it. “The plant is the patient, the agronomists are the doctors, ...

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Top 5 Precision Farming Tools


You can invest in many farm tools that don’t necessarily boost profits. However, there are some winners out there that you can put money on and count on seeing that money come back to you. These are the tools to ...

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Using Remote Sensing to Best Monitor Crops and Assess Damage


It is extremely important to keep a finger on the health of all crops. Knowing early on about an infestation can be the key to good productivity. Different factors such as lack of moisture, pests, weeds and fungi should be ...

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Mobile apps for corn growers


The role of new technologies is inceasing in all sphears of our life and agibusiness is not an exeption. It is even hard to name all innovations, which changed the principles of farming for the last 20 years. Now we ...

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New Website, Yield Pop, is a Great tool for Agriculturalists


The free online service, Yield Pop, is made so that consultants, farmers and suppliers in the agriculture industry can communicate better. The site became open to the public in January in both the U.K. and the U.S. It hosts a ...

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Galileo: Applications for agriculture


Traditionally, precision agriculture has been characterised by significant equipment investment and costs related to usage. Nowadays, with more than half of satellite navigation-enabled tractors equipped with EGNOS, the affordable precision solution EGNOS offers is already used in the precision agriculture ...

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Getting Started In Precision Agriculture


Given the rapid changes in the agricultural industry and the steady evolution of technologies supporting precision agriculture, this is not an easy question to answer. I usually answer the customer, whom I am assuming for the sake of discussion is ...

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