PrecisionHawk and Leonardo Launch Absolute Nitrogen Content App for Drones

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PrecisionHawk, a leading aerial data company, and Leonardo, a multinational high-tech security company, have collaborated to deliver a new algorithm that automatically detects wheat nitrogen levels from drone-collected imagery. The Absolute Nitrogen Content app is available to the public in PrecisionHawk’s Algorithm Marketplace. “As supply expectations shift during the season due to planted acreage, weather,Continue Reading

Topcon introduces AM53 and Tierra telematics solutions for remote Ag fleet management

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Topcon Agriculture has announced Tierra telematics is joining its suite of solutions that offer telemetry services to farmers and contractors designed to increase productivity, reduce fuel costs and emissions, improve machine security, optimize maintenance and manage equipment utilization. “The solutions provide access to daily machine run-time reports, with accurate and reliable data. Fuel costs areContinue Reading

Precision Decisions working with Sentinel satellite data to improve crop health and yields

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One of the key spacecraft in Europe’s new multi-billion-euro Earth observation programme has launched from French Guiana, Sentinel-2B joins Sentinel-2A already in orbit. Precision Decisions Remote Sensing expert – Louis Gilmartin is already working with the data and imagery from Sentinel-2A since its launch in 2015. “The launch of Sentinel-2B which will work in constellationContinue Reading

Topcon Agriculture introduces new SI-21 Lightbar for enhanced guidance

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Topcon Agriculture has launched the SI-21 Lightbar, designed as a cost-effective, user-friendly product designed to complement manual guidance, providing users better visibility of steering corrections needed to stay on line. “The SI-21 Lightbar can be installed remotely by the operator, supporting manual guidance with a better view of needed corrections,” said Nicola Finardi, Topcon AgricultureContinue Reading

Trelleborg launch Variable Inflation Pressure system at SIMA 2017

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The VIPTM system is a smart and autonomous complete wheel capable of self-adjusting the pressure of a combine harvester’s tyre during operation according to its precise load, optimizing the tyre’s footprint in order to reduce soil compaction. Piero Mancinelli, R&D Director for Trelleborg’s agricultural and forestry tyres, says: “Today, precision farming technologies are in useContinue Reading

Topcon Agriculture launch new X35 console

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Topcon Agriculture has launched the next generation in the X-Family of touchscreen displays. Designed as a modular solution, the 12.1 inch console runs Topcon Horizon software, providing icon-based and user-definable views for a variety of farm operations and designed to allow for easy upgrades depending on operator requirement. “The X35 console adds to the TopconContinue Reading