precision agriculture

Precision Ag: It’s all about meeting the needs of each plant

Precision agriculture tools are moving crop management away from treating all plants or trees in a field or orchard the same, said Chris Myers, a former John Deere executive and an advisor to a venture... more »

Topcon Agriculture launches transplanting technology

Topcon Agriculture has introduced a navigation system designed to reduce labor, boost efficiency and increase production. Transplanting Control provides global navigation satellite system (GNSS) based guidance, autosteering and control, benefitting producers of permanent and perennial... more »

CropX acquires irrigation company Tule Technologies

CropX Technologies, a global leader in digital solutions for agronomic farm management, has acquired Tule Technologies, a precision irrigation company based in California. This acquisition brings new data capture technologies to the CropX Agronomic Farm Management System and... more »

Field of Machines: Automation eases some tasks, but focus is on harvest

FRESNO, Calif. – As Congress prepares yet again to consider agriculture labor reform through the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, dozens of autonomous sprayers, weeders and cultivators are entering fields, orchards and vineyards every day in... more »

Drone industry launches into specialty agriculture market

Drone scouts are poised to make precision agriculture even more exact as drone technology advances. Drones have already arrived at farms, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Seventeen percent of all commercial registered drones in... more »

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