Posts in Category 'Global'
- Australia & New Zealand
- Middle East
- North America
- Pacific Islands
- Precision Agriculture
- South America
If ever there was a profession that tied someone’s livelihood, success, pride, and even tradition to their little piece of this Earth, it’s agriculture. Precision farming is contributing to environmental preservation in a variety of ways.
Robotic tractors, autonomous vehicles and a concept known as the “[Industrial] Internet of Things” have been gaining a lot of attention lately, both in the ag media and at farm shows. Those innovations are, however, nothing new at AGCO. Fendt is working with Ulm University of Applied Sciences in Germany, on an autonomous concept known as MARS—Mobile Agricultural Robot Swarms.
“AGCO’s vision is to help professional farmers feed the world which aligns with Heifer’s goal to end world hunger and poverty. We believe our affiliation with Heifer International will improve the lives of farmers in America and developing countries across the globe”, states Susanne.
By Matt Rushing “Technology leapfrogging” refers to the adoption of advanced or state-of-the-art technology in an application area where immediate prior technology has not been adopted. Discussions of Information and communication technologies (ICT) leapfrogging have largely focused on developing countries,...
By Chris Rhodes There was a refreshing op-ed piece in the New York Times a few weeks ago. Typically when city-based media focus their energy on agriculture, the focus is on organic labels, artisanal foods, and craft beers – forgetting...
By Amanda Wemette At some point during your education or business training, you may have heard of the technology adoption theory called “Diffusion of innovations” by Everett Rogers, which categorizes technology adopters in five stages: innovators, early adopters, early majority,...
By Jennifer Parillo Current Data Transfer Methods In comparison to advancements in other industries, ranging from traffic cameras to cell phones, the current methods of transferring agricultural task data have become outdated. Farming decisions are becoming more prevalently based upon...