Precision Ag Needed In The Dairy Industry

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Dairy, Industry News

You don’t usually think of precision agriculture when it comes to the dairy industry. However, I heard it this morning in a press conference for GEA Farm Technologies at the World Dairy Expo. So I asked their CEO and President, Vern Foster, what he meant by it. Basically, he says that agriculture is changing and even in a dairy there’s … Read More

GPS Market Expected To Double in Four Years

Chuck ZimmermanIndustry News

A new report from Position One Consulting Pty Ltd, in conjunction with Eric Gakstatter, Contributing Editor to GPS World magazine, says that the worldwide precision GPS market will rise from US$3 Billion in 2008 to US$6-8 Billion by 2012. The report includes global trends, demand and applications for high-precision GPS technology; starting with precision GPS infrastructure, continuing through the market … Read More

Wireless Water Sensing Solutions

Chuck ZimmermanIndustry News

Precision applications are showing up in all kinds of agricultural applications. Here’s a new report from On World about utilizing wireless sensing solutions to manage water usage. Facing a water shortage crisis and the demands of a global economy, farmers are turning to wireless sensing solutions to save labor costs, increase yields, improve quality, and conserve water, according to a … Read More