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Mobile accessories have taken the farm by storm. These add-ons are making life in agri-business easier on a variety of levels, leading to more productivity and enhanced profits while boosting the performance of larger tech tool items. Instant communications are at the center of farm life and this article will…
From security to project management, learn how drones will benefit your construction business. For operators of agri-businesses, drones provide an efficient and cost-saving method of crop monitoring. These devices can be equipped with cameras and data-collecting sensors that provide you with information that can reduce waste, wasted effort and generate…
According to the United States Drought monitor, there are patches of drought stretching right across America, with severe patches in California and north of Florida. The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence classifies water scarcity to be a national threat like terrorism. 40% of freshwater use in America…
Farms across America are getting smarter. ‘Smart farms,’ as they’re referred to, are farms which employ the latest technology to maximize efficiency and their bottom line profit. Smart farms employ remote sensing technology to manage crops, livestock, barns and greenhouses. They can employ drones to monitor crops. They also take…
Remote sensing technology is changing the world as we know it. In the world of agriculture, remote sensors are appearing in devices worn by farm animals and in greenhouses and barns. They provide essential information to farmers about plant and animal health and can even help automate many tasks that…
Fall is here and for farms across America that means it’s time to start preparing for the winter season. These days, farmers need to think about both old-school problems and some new ones brought about by the technological age. Below are some steps you can take to make sure you’re…
When crisis strikes, chaos can ensue on a farm. Whether the trouble is the result of a natural disaster, infrastructure failure or even an infectious outbreak of animals, the effects can be catastrophic for the health of crops and livestock, not to mention the farmer’s bottom line. Recent advances in…
Imagine the following scenario: a farmer asks her daughter to check on the cows. But instead of putting on a jacket and walking out to the fields, she merely turns to a computer monitor or swipes her thumb across the touch screen of a mobile device. Th...
Technology has advanced our lives in so many ways it's difficult to think of a major industry that hasn't benefited with increased productivity, profitability or sustainability. Even farming and agriculture are now entering the ranks of digital analysi...