June 2020

June 30, 2020 8:00 PM

EGNOS takes a look at how satellite navigation systems help farmers reduce CO2 emissions

ESSP – a European Satellite Service Provider  – has visited a European cereal farmer in Salamanca, Spain, to take a closer look at a real life example of how satellite navigation systems help farmers to reduce CO2 emissions, as well as save time and money.  The company looked at how EGNOS, […]

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June 29, 2020 5:00 PM

Changing weather pattern puts potato growers on high alert for blight

Rain showers and warming temperatures have heightened the threat of potato blight with Hutton Criteria disease warnings declared across many of the UK’s key growing regions. The Blightwatch alert system, hosted by AHDB and the MET Office, has displayed red warnings since 11 June – indicating the highest level of […]

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June 28, 2020 8:00 PM

Innovative product brings convenience to GNSS users

Septentrio, a leader in high-precision GNSS positioning solutions, has announced the launch of AsteRx-m2 Sx OEM board. With this GNSS* receiver Septentrio pioneers a novel approach to high-accuracy positioning. Septentrio’s latest core GNSS technology is integrated with a sub-decimeter correction service enabling simple plug-and-play positioning solutions. High-accuracy positioning is available […]

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June 25, 2020 8:00 PM

Pessl Instruments connects FieldClimate to Microsoft Azure FarmBeats

Pessl Instruments has announced that its internet of things (IoT) and decision support system platform FieldClimate is now integrated with Microsoft Azure Farmbeats. This partnership enables farmers to make more data-driven decisions, and agronomists and researchers to build analytic models on top of aggregated data sets. Fieldclimate was one of […]

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June 24, 2020 8:00 PM

Arable farmer using Big Data to analyse contracting business

Wisbech Monitor Farm joins AHDB’s Farm Excellence network with the aim of harnessing the power of technology to oversee his network of contract farming arrangements. Andrew Melton and son Sam run a sprawling contract farming operation, stretching approximately 15 miles around their family farm in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. They use data […]

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