: Planting and Seeding

Best Tips to Save Money on Farm Inputs in 2021

Managing a farm successfully in 2021 requires dedication and a balance of well-rounded skills, plus some important decision-making strategies.  It’s important for farmers to effectively manage farm inputs to save on time, cost, and materials wherever possible. There are several options within precision ag technology that farmers can use to save money on farm inputs […]

How to Calculate Your Farm Savings

There’s no doubt that inputs have a big impact on farm profits. While you can’t always control crop prices, you can decrease variable input costs with the help of precision ag technology. But how much can you really save? Return on investment (ROI) is important — you always want to be sure your investment is […]

Common Myths You Need to Know for Planting Season

Top Six Precision Ag Myths for Planting Season As planting season quickly approaches, it’s prime time for farmers to take action on ways to be more efficient, increase yields and make the planting process as easy as possible. With this in mind, many turn to precision farming tools, equipment and services. Starting the Season Planting […]

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 […]

Congratulations to our Trimble Photo and Video Contest Winners!

We are excited to announce the winners of our 2019 global photo and video contest! The contest welcomed farmers, Trimble resellers, and Trimble employees to submit photos and videos that celebrate the essence of agriculture, the passion of farmers, and the exciting innovations that are driving this industry forward. The contest received over 300 submissions […]

Are Your Investments Paying Off? Why Proven ROI is Your Key to Success

When you make a purchase or change to your operation, you want to know it’s going to pay off. The best way to determine this is through return on investment (ROI): how much the value of the investment outweighs the cost of it. Calculating ROI is simple: take the net profit of your investment (the […]

How Precision Ag Tools can Reduce Inefficiencies on your Farm

By Zach Gettman No farmer wants to be inefficient in their operation. But if you’re not evaluating whether all aspects of your operation are optimized, then there are likely some areas where you could improve. Small improvements in efficiency add up over time, resulting in higher productivity, better yields, and stronger bottom lines. While there […]

Why Reliability = Profitability in Farming Today

By Michael Bruno If you’ve ever been ready to get to work in your fields, only to find your equipment wasn’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 your crops planted […]