Many times when growers who are new to precision agriculture start to think of how to apply the technologies available on their farms, they struggle with choosing the correct level of precision for their intended use of technology. There are many service options available and depending on what you plan to do with it, this choice will make or break the success you will have with your new purchase.
The three dominant GPS differential correction sources available are WAAS, OmniSTAR and RTK. The differences between the three can be substantial.
Matt Pifkin, Ag Leader machine guidance support supervisor, briefly explains all three correction sources.[wpaudio url=”http://precision.agwired.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2011/11/MattCorrection1.mp3″ text=”Listen to Pifkin explain”]
We also asked Matt how a grower knows what’s right for their operation.[wpaudio url=”http://precision.agwired.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2011/11/MattCorrection2.mp3″ text=”Listen to Pifkin explain”]
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