Monday, July 4, 2022

Precision farming

John Deere's AutoTrac guidance system can now be used on all machines with AEF-certified TIM guidance capability.

John Deere: AutoTrac on mixed fleets is now easier to use

Farmers and contractors running multi-brand tractor fleets can now use John Deere’s AutoTrac TIM (Tractor-Implement-Management) activation for fourth-generation Universal Displays. This means that the...
The Compaction Prevention System (CPS) contains a computer processor that's fed with information about the pressure against the ground, soil type, soil moisture and field status.

Agtech 2030: Swedish invention can help prevent soil compaction

A Swedish team has invented a concept called the Compaction Prevention System (CPS) that can prevent soil compaction. The development comes at a time...
AgXeed's 156hp 5.115T2 AgBot tracked autonomous tractor

Claas: Further investment and dealer agreement with AgXeed

Claas has announced it's intensifying its existing cooperation with Dutch startup AgXeed for the development and commercialisation of autonomous agricultural machines. Through its Seed Green...
AgXeed's four-wheeled AgBot with a 3.0m Amazone rotary harrow with GreenDrill catch crop seeder box

Amazone: Stake acquired in autonomous tractor start-up AgXeed

The Amazone Group has strengthened its development cooperation with the Dutch autonomous tractor maker AgXeed by taking a financial interest in the business. With this...
The 75hp AgXeed 2.055W3 agbot has a rear three-point linage capacity of 2,500kg and 85 lit/min hydraulics

AgXeed: Autonomous tractors enter UK market via two new dealers

Dutch manufacturer AgXeed has started marketing its range of autonomous tractors in Great Britain following the appointment of AgBots UK and SoilEssentials as distribution...
Hutchinsons' new TerraMap Gold offering tests for 31 different elements

Hutchinsons: TerraMap Gold offers an unrivalled insight into soils

TerraMap Gold is a new soil nutritional and management service from Hutchinsons that combines the most comprehensive soil analysis with the most accurate soil...
The Terranimo compaction risk model has now been integrated into Claas' Cemos interactive driver assistance and process optimisation system

Claas: Terranimo integrated into Cemos for tractors

Claas' Cemos system for tractors is now even more focused on soil protection following  the integration of the Terranimo compaction risk model. This new application...
Pöttinger Connect provides cost-effective data exchange

Smart networking with Pöttinger Connect

The new Pöttinger Connect telemetry unit provides access to the world of networked data. It looks after the functions for controlling, recording and transmitting...
The Metos virtual weather station.

Metos UK: Virtual weather station offers accuracy without the hardware

Metos UK's virtual weather station offers simple, cost-effective weather forecasts and in-field weather conditions with no maintenance costs and no hardware. It gives users access...
AMS Contracting uses the Mastenbroek-supplied Trimble FieldLevel II system to generate cut and fill maps for farmland

Mastenbroek: Promoting the benefits of land forming

Mastenbroek, which has been pioneering the importance of drainage in crop production since 1977, is now promoting the relatively new concept of land forming...
Valtra's SmartTurn means many of its tractors are now capable of completely autonomous headland turns

Valtra: SmartTurn automatically turns the tractor at the headland

Valtra operators can now benefit from completely automatic headland turns of their tractor. Together with Auto U-Pilot headland automation and Valtra Guide automated steering,...
JCA Technologies

Agco acquires JCA Industries

Agco has acquired JCA Industries Inc, a leader in the development of autonomous software for agricultural machines, implement controls and electronic system components. Based at...
The FarmDroid concept was developed by Danish Farmers Jens and Kristian Warming who launched the machine at Agritechnica 2019

Opico: Solar-powered FarmDroid has simplicity on its side

A fully autonomous, solar-powered robot capable of precision drilling and weeding has joined the Opico line-up. Offering pesticide-free weed control with zero fuel bills,...
ohn Deere’s new StarFire 7000 receiver enables an easy entry into precision farming

John Deere: New StarFire 7000 receiver eases RTK Entry

John Deere’s new StarFire 7000 receiver enables an easy entry into precision farming. Without extra hardware, the receiver offers RTK accuracy of +/- 2.5 cm and...
Valtra's new Section Control 96 can divide a boom into as many as 96 different sections

Valtra: Section Control 96 with Multiboom provides even higher precision

Precision farming is now even more precise for Valtra customers after they got access to the brand's new Section Control 96 with Multiboom feature. Section...
Topcon’s latest Horizon software update makes it quick and simple to lay out and drill trials plots

Topcon: Software update introduces trials plot planting

Topcon Agriculture has released an update to its Horizon precision farming and crop production software that, as well as a new feature enabling automatic...
ClearSky uses radar data to produce a cloud-free view of fields

Origin Digital/Aspia Space: Service lets farmers see through clouds

A claimed world-first service that could revolutionise the way satellite imagery is used in precision agriculture has been announced by UK technology companies Origin...
Continental Automotive's ProViu system allows the operator to see what's happening all around his vehicle

SoilEssentials to market Continental Automotive’s ProViu 360 system

Scottish precision farming pioneer SoilEssentials has announced a new collaboration with Continental Automotive that makes it the UK’s first advanced dealer of the ProViu...
Chinese company Honde Technology markets this 16-litre drone sprayer

Opportunities for drone technology in precision spraying

Use of drone technology in precision agriculture has gained popularity in recent years, however there are still legislative barriers preventing widespread adoption, something that...
New Holland's brand president Carlo Lambro (left) and CNH Industrial chief digital officer Parag Garg

New Holland: Smart Farm partnership with Il Raccolto

New Holland Agriculture has announced a partnership with  the Il Raccolto farm in Bologna, Italy, to demonstrate sustainable farming practices through a circular economy...