Tag Archive: precision agriculture

5 Reasons to Say Goodbye to Conventional Spraying Practices

Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and fertilizer — many inputs are applied through the sprayer.  But spraying these chemicals and fertilizer the conventional way can end up costing farmers a lot of money, whether it’s wasted resources, ineffective pest control, or even damage to the crop. The more often you make a pass without precision ag technologies […]

7 Ways Small Farms Can Benefit from Precision Ag

How Smaller Farms Can Benefit from Precision Ag Precision ag is often considered a tool that only applies to large, broadacre farms. But the truth is, even farms with less than 500 acres can find opportunities to capitalize on PA tools and technologies. We spoke with precision ag experts Wes Porter, University of Georgia Associate […]

Trimble Select Introduces Sencrop for Ag Weather Data Sensing

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 […]

Trimble LATAM team participates in World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

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 […]

Carrot Farm Sees 20% Increase in Efficiency with RTK Guidance

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 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 […]