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Growth Points: The meaning of accuracy

07/15/2014 7:00:00 AM

Accuracy is very important to precision agriculture, of course, but I think what it means may be changing. The term once was mostly associated with the precision of your global positioning, but now it seems to mean more.

A post by James Addicott, a student at the University of Cambridge in the UK, set me to thinking about the implications. In his post, he shared that “according to the UK (United Kingdom) Government and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) 76 percent of farmers in England want to ‘improve accuracy’ using precision farming techniques, whereas 63 percent want to ‘reduce input costs.’ There is little information other than this.”

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Growth Points: Precision between your ears

07/07/2014 11:30:00 AM

Precision crop producers and those who serve them are always looking for ways to gain another five,... Read more.

Growth Points: Using water well

06/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

Adopting new technology in the High Plains is similar to a journey. The journey forward brings a different... Read more.

Growth Points: Precision, the stewardship factor

06/04/2014 3:00:00 PM

If you need another example of the stewardship value of precision ag tools and technology just give... Read more.

Growth Points: Building at the end of your pier

05/05/2014 1:30:00 PM

"When you get to end of the pier of everything we know in science,” said David Eagleman, Ph.D.,... Read more.

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Precision Ag Industry News

Iteris, Satshot partner to deliver precision ag weather/imagery

07/30/2014 7:15:00 AM

Iteris, Inc., a provider of intelligent traffic management and weather information solutions, is partnering with... Read more.

South Africa advantage with UAVs

07/28/2014 1:00:00 PM

Cutting edge technology is enabling farmers and agronomists in South Africa to maximize production by... Read more.

Granular completes nationwide beta testing; signs first customers

07/25/2014 4:05:00 PM

Granular has completed a four-month intensive beta testing program with a group of charter customers... Read more.

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