When you think of agtech, you think innovation. This innovation spans every facet of the food supply chain, from precisely planting seeds to monitoring how food is purchased in the grocery store. All of these unique pieces are working towards a united goal: to improve the agri-food system for a more productive and sustainable industry. […]
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A great precision ag solutions suite needs great data to work with. That’s why French ag-tech startup Sencrop was chosen as the newest Trimble Select Partner. Sencrop develops and implements connected, accessible, and collaborative solutions based on agro-environmental data collection in order to make precision agricultural monitoring technology available to everyone. Ag-Weather Solutions A leader […]
Last week, the Trimble Agriculture Latin America (LATAM) team represented Trimble as a key participant in the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in South America on July 29 and 30. This collaborative virtual event served as a platform for some of the biggest players in the agriculture industry to discuss the most cutting edge technology on […]
It’s not often that two CEOs have the opportunity to engage in thoughtful discussion about the future of their industries in a public forum. Trimble CEO Rob Painter and John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Ventures-THRIVE, an organization focused on the future of food and agriculture, shared such a discussion last week in “Trimble: Connecting the […]
With the TMX-2050 display and Autopilot, Leo Dunne Ltd. is able to cover more acres per hour and build more accurate carrot beds, resulting in less time and crop loss. They first tried a different system, but as farm manager Tim Davies put it, “Nothing went right with it,” and after-sales service and support were […]
How Precision Ag Can Help You Farm Through COVID-19 As we discussed in a recent blog post, agriculture is an essential industry all the time, but especially in the midst of a pandemic. Despite the challenges and uncertainty you’re facing from COVID-19, we know you’re still planting, harvesting, raising livestock and doing everything possible to […]
Thank You, Farmers With COVID-19 spreading across the globe and becoming a pandemic, many are retreating to their homes and taking their work online. But for farmers, that’s not an option. Farming is critical at all times to the quality and availability of food, to keep our society healthy and growing. It’s fundamental to providing […]
Farming is challenging. Maintaining a healthy bottom line is no small feat, especially while planning for a crop, securing inputs at a good price, and juggling field work around unpredictable weather. That’s why today’s most successful farmers are multi-talented entrepreneurs who have learned the value of being prepared and acting quickly to leverage in-season opportunities; thus, maximizing productivity and profitability.
By Minos Athanassiadis, Business Area Director – HarvestMark When an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce last fall, it illustrated the importance of traceability in agriculture. Without sufficient information to pinpoint the particular farm and fields where the tainted lettuce was coming from, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) advised the public […]
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?