Tag Archive: precision agriculture

The History of Precision Agriculture | When did precision farming start?

How Did Precision Ag Start? It began with a seed. Some thousands of years ago, the first seed was intentionally planted. And from it came what we now call farming. Ancient civilizations used farming to feed, clothe, and sustain massive kingdoms – much like we do today. Countless harvests, fertilized soil, and hard work have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women’s History Month: The Women Behind Trimble Ag

Celebrating the Legacy of Trimble Women in Agriculture As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re talking with some of the women at Trimble that have been instrumental in the agriculture and farming industry. Below, we chat with Trimble Ag team members and dealers to get a glimpse into the past, present and future of ag, […]

How Remote Support Makes Your Life Easier

Precision ag helps you manage your farm more efficiently in a number of ways. Whether it’s guidance and steering, yield monitoring, or maps and visualization, there are many farming solutions that fall under the precision ag umbrella.  Ease of Access One aspect of precision ag that’s often vital to the success of your farm – […]

Top 10 Agriculture Trends to Watch in 2021

The Top 10 Ag Trends to Look Out for in 2021 As we say goodbye to 2020, it’s time to take a look at the top 10 agriculture trends to look out for in 2021. While individual trends are diverse, most point to two main themes: new technology and solutions for a changing climate. Watch […]

It’s the Most Wonderful (and Precise) Time of the Year!

While the weather outside might be frightful, it makes no difference for jolly old St. Nick. Snow or sleet, rain or shine, in the wild jungles or the wild urban canyons, he has a magic trick up his sleeve to ensure every present is delivered to its rightful recipient in every corner of the globe. […]

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 […]