: Data Management

Why software strengthens ag businesses

At Vantage England & Wales there has been a rise in the number of farmers and businesses looking to get more from their current technology. For many, the quickest return on investment is often through upgrading software. A high percentage of customers are familiar with steering systems and displays – using them for day-to-day farm […]

Managing weather windows amid climate change

If there is one thing that will keep a farmer up at night, it’s the weather. And despite continually advancing meteorological technologies, weather has grown more unpredictable and localised, leading to shrinking windows of opportunity to apply inputs and get the combine rolling. Optimising these opportunities is where precision technologies can pay in dividends as […]

Carrot Farm Sees 20% Increase in Efficiency with RTK Guidance

  Covering larger areas in less time and building more accurate carrot beds using the TMX-2050 display has meant that Leo Dunn Organics near Durrow, County Laois has reduced crop loss and improved efficiencies. Farm manager Tim Davies first tried a different system, but decided to switch after just one season. “Nothing went right with […]

4 Steps to Get Started with Precision Ag

There are seemingly endless benefits to adopting precision ag equipment and technology on a farm. It can help save valuable time and inputs while increasing your Return On Investment (ROI) in overall efficiency and profit. A study by Nesta, the innovation foundation, in 2015 found an almost 20% increase in income is possible from smart […]

What Is Precision Ag?

Precision agriculture (PA) can be an intimidating topic. High-tech terms like drones, robots, sensors, geo-mapping and big data come up when discussing precision ag. Not only are those concepts misunderstood and complex, but they all come with price tags— often large ones. All of this complexity and expense have led to the relatively slow adoption […]

Technology Tune-up Tips for an Efficient, Accurate Harvest

With harvest fast approaching, you are probably monitoring your crops and the weather for the ideal time to get into the field. And while many farmers will have thoroughly inspected their equipment before the combine starts rolling, it’s also important to check that precision technology is up-to-date and functioning correctly. It’s key to do this […]