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.
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Agricultural Research has Never been This Easy, Remote Sensing Data Collected from Drones can Help you Achieve Precision Agriculture
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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.
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
Agriculture drones are really helpful for farmers
UAVs or drones have been used for many decades to correct various scientific data or scout a particular territory. Now, these devices are getting even more popular as farmers have taken to the skies via drones to monitor the condition of their crops.
This revolutionary technology allows farmers to capture accurate images of their fields, spanning over hundreds of acres in a single flight session.
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According to a report by the Radiant Insight Research firm the global market for agricultural drones is estimated to reach $3.7 billion dollars by the year 2022.
This is because drones offer great opportunities for automation of farming processes, data gathering through aerial surveillance and data processing software to calculate future crop yields.
Below is a list of 5 agriculture drones that are revolutionizing how farming is done.
DT-26 Crop mapper
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