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Claas Easy on-board app now even easier

German manufacturer Claas says its Easy on-board app is now easier to use with the addition of an ISOBUS Task Controller documentation function, which allows it to seamlessly connect with most farm management software. The tablet-based app can be used ...

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Trimble Launches Farmer Core to Connect the Entire Farm Operation

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of Farmer Core, a new entry-level Trimble Ag Software subscription that enables farmers to connect all aspects of their farm operation. Available online and on any mobile device, Farmer Core is a powerful ...

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7 tips for 2019 farm management

The calendars say 2019, but many of the same headaches and management challenges from 2018 still linger. While always a component of production agriculture, uncertainty has moved to front and center over the last few years. Compounding the issue are ...

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4 Reasons Your Farm Needs Cover Crops

Cover crops might seem like some extra unnecessary farm management work to keep your fields looking green and busy, but there are more benefits to cover crops than you may think… Reducing Erosion When your fields lay empty for months ...

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8 Ways to Improve Your Precision Farming

Time and time again we find ourselves repeating the same mantra. A farm using smarter technology is a more profitable farm.  But knowing where to begin and what technology to implement is often daunting, confusing and hard to budget for. ...

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The Role of Smart Farming in Developing Sustainable Agriculture

The challenges foreseen in agriculture as far as the need to double food supply is concerned are now putting agricultural sustainability at par with ensuring food security. There is a need for a resource efficient global food system that takes ...

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Modern agricultural technology adoption and its importance

Agriculture remains to be a great player in the generation of revenue and a source of food for many people all over the world. Over the past years, this sector has seen  a lot of changes and advancement in the ...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Intensive Farming

Intensive farming has become a buzzword in the precision farming community, it has also split opinions as to whether or not it is beneficial. We look at the advantages and disadvantages of using the intensive farming method and hopefully help ...

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5 Things to Know Before Buying A Guidance System

GPS systems have been around for a while now, most of your everyday devices such as phone, car or satnav will have a global positioning system build into their system. When it comes to precision agriculture, using GPS has many ...

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Technology Essentials for Precision Farming

Yield loss in agriculture is a major problem. Under conventional farming methods, over 0.25 of all farmed crops are lost before harvesting. This not only affects the farmer’s pocket, but it also leaves a large carbon footprint. Resources are also ...

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