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Ways to Apply Using Variable Rates

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What’s available for lime, fertilizer, weed control and seed to us Variable Rate Application (VRA)? There’s a variety both with and without GPS! Most VRAs fit into one of two categories: sensor-based or map-based. The VRA technology that is map-based ...

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How we improved yield for 15% using farm management system

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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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Review: Crop monitoring systems

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Having a lot of fragmented information about satellite crop monitoring systems (SCM) we decided to make more detailed review and compare different solutions where it is possible. We took the most popular services available worldwide and compared them based on ...

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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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AutoCopter allows variable-rate Rx in the field

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Growers and crop consultants can make decisions in the field using real-time information from the AutoCopter G15 Ag Solution. The unmanned helicopter now provides the ability to collect multi-spectral data using patent-pending software and creates variable rate prescriptions within minutes from ...

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AGCO: the RG700

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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 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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Satellite Crop Monitoring: Vegetation Control

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Now, agricultural sector shows raising numbers of M&A  transactions which are successful in terms of fundraising for  their  projects. It gives grounds for assuming that amount of the companies involved in agriculture would be reducing within the next few years, ...

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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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