Guidance and Steering
Automated End-of-Row Turns a Must for Large Potato Contractor
Ben Clappison farms over 4000 acres of potatoes on a contract basis in the United Kingdom. With the cost of planting, growing and harvesting speed potatoes averaging about £2000/acre, it is vital for his beds to be planted as accurately as possible. After a successful trial, he was happy with the results and ultimately chose the GFX-750 display system to achieve the level of accuracy he needed in his operation.
Carrot Farm Sees 20% Increase in Efficiency with RTK Guidance
Covering larger areas in less time and building more accurate carrot beds using the TMX-2050 display has meant that Leo Dunn Organics near Durrow, County Laois has reduced crop loss and improved efficiencies. Farm manager Tim Davies first tried a different system, but decided to switch after just one season. “Nothing went right with […]
What Is Precision Ag?
Precision agriculture (PA) can be an intimidating topic. High-tech terms like drones, robots, sensors, geo-mapping and big data come up when discussing precision ag. Not only are those concepts misunderstood and complex, but they all come with price tags— often large ones. All of this complexity and expense have led to the relatively slow adoption […]
Why Reliability Equals Profitability in Farming Today
By Michael Bruno If you have ever been ready to work in your fields, only to find your equipment isn’t working, then you know the importance of reliability. There are many time-critical tasks in farming — you have to be ready to go when the time is right, whether that’s getting crops planted or spraying […]
Enhance the Performance of Older Vehicles With Precision Ag
There comes a time in every machine’s life when, as reliable as it may be, it is not meeting all of the farm’s needs. At this time, every farmer is faced with a decision. Should they retire their old tractor for a new one or enhance their existing machine’s performance by upgrading it with precision […]