Precision tools for 2014Dec 5, 2013
Editor's Note: This file has been updated with new information - 12/09/13.
Precision agriculture isn't a buzzword these days it's a fact of life. The increased precision required by agriculture pushes you to raise your tech knowledge, and investment, every year. From the fall farm shows, we've rounded up a listing of a few new products you may have missed, along with contact information to help you find what you need.
Agriculture technology is part of the package from the "software" of seed to the "hardware" of big iron. Precision agriculture products connect these dots with data gathering and monitoring systems that help you make the most of the information from your farm. Knowing how specific hybrids performed under key conditions can help make following year selection even more precise. Better spraying or spray controls help you maximize your crop protection investment.
As you fine-tune your farm technology, consider the tools you're using and what you get in return. What follows in this gallery are new tools for your business.
From improved smart phones and better displays to new services that help you capture and track information, the shows were the place to be on hand to learn more. As winter sets in, in earnest, it's a good time to peruse these tools and check out the company websites for more information. This gallery from the Farm Progress Show coverage team of Tom Bechman, Mindy Ward, Josh Flint and Tyler Harris offers you links to a wide range of tools and ideas for the "precision ag" side of your business.
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