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Buying An Agriculture Drone? Don’t Over Look These 4 Key Things

Drone technology is having a tremendous economic impact on the field of agriculture because for the first time in history farmers have real-time access to videos and sensory surveillance of their crops.
By far the biggest return on investment for farmers has been in their ability to identify unhealthy plants as early as possible, to prevent the spread of diseases before things get out of hand.
Other problems such as nutritional deficiencies, lack  » Read more

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Using Solar Energy in Agriculture and Dairy Farms

Solar energy
Thousands of dairy farmers rely on solar energy today to run their operations for a variety of reasons, but most notable: cost reduction.
Renewable energy equipment helps Canadian farms save thousands of dollars, over time. These energy projects usually take a small amount of space, a few thousands of dollars to start, and don’t take acres of usable farmland away from crops and animals.
We think it’s great that agriculture executives around  » Read more

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Agricultural Research With Remote Sensing Data Collected from Drones

Drones can help you achieve precision agriculture
Precision agriculture is about site specific responsiveness to farming so as to improve optimization of output production while preserving input resources.
Every farmer in the world today is working towards achieving the highest level of precision agriculture possible and drone technology has become the holy grail of achieving this objective.
How drones achieve precision agriculture
 Agricultural UAVs today are designed with aerial sensor and software systems such as high-resolution  » Read more

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Producing Renewable Energy on Dairy Farms

Renewable energy on dairy farms
Farming isn’t cheap and the price of produce is directly affected by rising energy costs. Farms large and small often see a lot of their budget going toward paying the costs of monthly energy bills.
Fuel and energy expenses affect the cost of transport usage, feed, and fertilizer. Renewable energy options are now being employed by farmers who are looking to better manage their bottom-line.
Growing produce that can  » Read more

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Farmers are Using Cattle Surveillance Drones to Keep an Eye on their Livestock.

Cattle surveillance drones
With the advent of technology, it has greatly revolutionized the way we do things. The invention of drones otherwise more formally known us unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) has been associated with the military for quite a long time.
More recently, unmanned aircraft have been considered for a number of commercial applications such as search and rescue, surveillance, livestock monitoring among others. Many people are not yet aware of the fact that using  » Read more

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Drones can help Farmers Keep an Eye on their Crops from the Sky

Bird eye view
Imagine having the ability to take a bird`s eye view of your crops and cattle with precision accuracy all from a comfortable distance.
This has always been every farmer`s dream and it is now becoming a reality with the advent of the drone revolution which is no longer just the domain of hobbyist and soldiers.
Agricultural innovators are now experimenting with high megapixel cameras attached to copter drones capable of flying over large  » Read more

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How to Prevent Hackers from Getting into Your Precision Agriculture Software?

Precision agriculture software
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning to farmers who use Precision Agriculture software to monitor and manage their farm lands.
In their warning farmers are advised to be mindful of how they configure any of their devices on-line as hackers have been stealing their farm-related stored data.
Internet security breaches are generally a common problem and now pirates are hoping to steal the private information of American farmers.  » Read more

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Solar Energy : Using Solar Panels on a Dairy Farm

Solar panels on a dairy farm
Using renewable energy sources on farms comes with numerous benefits. As most people are aware, solar energy has little to no negative effects on the environment.
Since solar panels use energy from the sun’s rays to generate electricity, farmers can rely on this means of power instead of paying a hefty monthly bill to the electric company; so the fiscal advantage is clear.
When farm owners incorporate  » Read more

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15 Precision Agriculture Companies to Follow in 2016

Precision technology
Precision Technology is advancing at a rapid pace. 2016 is already proving to be a year of the greatest technological advancements in the agricultural industry has ever seen.
These new innovations mean more savings for farmers, increased productivity, and ultimately higher quality groceries for consumers.
Each day startup companies seem to be emerging out of Silicon Valley promising new and better yield maps with variable rate fertilization information storage. All these new  » Read more

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Top 5 Precision Agriculture Technologies Every Farmer must Know

Top 5 precision agriculture technologies

The Precision Agriculture marketplace is dedicated to making farm life more efficient.
They offer numerous products from hardware to software that can save farmers time, energy, and money. This article features a list of their most tech-savvy products geared at helping farmers.
Precision seeding
Variable rate seeding can take some of a headache out of planting seeds in inconsistent terrain. Using this increasingly popular technology can be a true  » Read more