: Guidance and Steering

What You Need to Know about the GFX-350 Display

Everything You Need to Know About the Trimble Agriculture GFX-350 When you’re ready to go in the field and get work done, the last thing you want to do is spend time hassling with your equipment. There’s something to be said for just being able to plug things in and knowing that they’re going to […]

Choosing the Best Display for Your Farm

The Best Display for Your Farming Operation Farmers know their fields – they catch the curve of every hill, anticipate where water collects after a heavy rain, and remember just the right spot to catch sunsets at the end of a long day.  Precision agriculture takes that unwritten familiarity and knowledge – the kind only […]

How Precision Ag Pumps Up Profits

One of the most frequently asked questions farmers have about precision ag is: Will it pay off? Most farmers find the answer to be yes. Whether it’s by streamlining workflows, reducing over-application of farm inputs or leveraging quality farm data to make better decisions, precision ag increases both productivity and profitability.  Here are four common […]

4 Steps to Get Started with Precision Ag

There are seemingly endless benefits to adopting precision ag equipment and technology on your farm. Precision agriculture can help save you valuable time and product while increasing your ROI in overall efficiency and profit. A 2016 USDA Economic Research Service report found that the average farm operating profit of precision ag adopters was $66 per […]

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— and often large ones. All of this complexity and expense have led to the relatively slow […]

How Will Autonomy Change Farming?

Since the tractor replaced the horse and buggy over a century ago, farming has continued moving towards full autonomy. With more and more machines replacing typical farming roles, it leads to the question: How will autonomy change farming?

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.

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 needs of a farm. Perhaps responsibilities need to change hands or profit margins need to be improved due to market pressure—whatever the reason, a farmer is faced with a decision. Should they retire […]

Plug and Play with ISOBUS: What it is and how it can Help Your Operation

If you’ve invested in or researched precision technology, you’ve likely heard of ISOBUS. But what is it? Also referred to as ISO, it is the industry-standard communication protocol for ag equipment manufacturers that allows computers, vehicles and implements — regardless of their brand — to “talk” to each other. It’s what makes “plug and play” possible […]

Trimble’s Precision-IQ Steps Forward for Today’s Farmers

Precision ag keeps getting smarter. From hardware that can track and provide insights into your in-field processes to software that can help turn data into actionable information for year-over-year improvements, the modern farm looks much different than our parents’ farms. We released Precision-IQ with three main goals: Make upgrades and the adoption of new precision […]