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New Tech Brings the Future to Legacy Machines

Technology is constantly evolving. For tech lovers with money to spare this is fantastic. For farmers that prefer the traditional methods and want to stick with the machines they’ve been driving for years, it’s not so good. Luckily there are ...

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Drones: The Challenges Overcome

Drones have become extremely popular among smart agriculturalists in a very short space of time. The prospects they present in terms of increased profitability as well as reduced manpower make them an incredibly simple solution to some age-old farming problems. ...

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Autonomy – Are We Really There Yet

Autonomy – Are We Really There Yet? In this article, we’ll look at several exciting and much talked about topics in the agriculture technology arena. Perhaps you’ve already invested in an army of drones, or maybe you’re too wary of ...

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10 Simple Ways Sophisticated Technology is Revolutionising Precision Farming

Precision farming as a concept has been around for decades now, it has shaped years of technological advancement but certainly to begin with, it was overlooked. There has always been a deep-rooted mindset in farming communities that the old ways ...

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How to Choose a GPS System for Your Farm

If you don’t already have your GPS system integrated with your farming machinery (many machines come with the system already installed) you’ll need to install the system yourself. This gives you the opportunity to find the best GPS system for ...

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3 Ways Geographical Information Systems are Helping your Farm Economy

Geographical information systems are simply maps. Maps that plot out your data and give you real time information that you can use to make smart decisions as part of your precision agriculture efforts on your farm. Think of them as ...

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After trying to build self-driving tractors for more than 20 years, John Deere has learned a hard truth about autonomy

When building its first autonomous navigation system in the 1990s, John Deere just wanted to build a tractor that could drive down a field and make a turn on its own. But after more than 20 years, the company has found that ...

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4 features needed for autonomy to succeed

The crowds around that Case IH tractor during the Farm Progress Show where it was first unveiled were big and interested. At first it was probably the novelty of a cab-less tractor sitting on a manufacturer lot, but later it ...

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7 tips for flying an unmanned aerial system

Over the past several years, I have had the privilege to talk with farmers around the world about the growing excitement of UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) in agricultural industry. No question that UAS technology is going to change how farmers ...

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The Growing Link Between Tech and Agriculture

If you think about it, farming and technology have always been joined at the hip. In a bygone era, agriculture advanced on the back of inventions like the cotton gin, the reaper, and the thresher. Today, farming involves the use ...

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