A drone helicopter flying over a digitized farm field representing data collection

The Risks and Rewards of Big Data

When it comes to modern farming, is there such a thing as too much information? The amount of data available to farmers today offers growers access to detail that is both small scale and big picture so they can adjust most of all aspects of growing, producing and selling agricultural products. “Big data” is the term given for information gathered …

SPRAYING WITH UAVS NO LONGER A FUTURISTIC DREAM

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORGINALLY POSTED ON REALAGRICULTURE.COM. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. The day when unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are used for spraying fields in North America could be here sooner than we expect. In fact, for small acres, that day may have already arrived. Several spraying units made by a Swift Current-based RotorSpray attracted plenty of attention at Farm Forum in Saskatoon …