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Food & Agriculture

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Trimble’s Connected Farm App Further Automates Use and Efficiency of GreenSeeker Handheld

Trimble introduced  a new feature of the Connected Farm app which automatically calculates the recommended nitrogen rates for crop readings taken by the GreenSeeker handheld crop sensor, an easy-to-use measurement device designed to assess the health of a crop.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Global Organic Farming Acreage Expanded x3 Since 1999

Despite a slight decline between 2009 and 2010, since 1999 the global land area farmed organically has expanded more than threefold to 37 million hectares, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service ( Regions with the largest certified organic agricultural land in 2010 were Oceania, including Australia,

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Supporting Climate-Friendly Food Production

This summer, record temperatures and limited rainfall parched vast areas of U.S. cropland, and with Earth’s surface air temperature projected to rise 0.69 degrees Celsius by 2030, global food production will be even more unpredictable, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute ( Although agriculture is a major driver of human-caused climate change,

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

Global Irrigated Area at Record Levels, But Expansion Slowing

In 2009, the most recent year for which global data are available from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 311 million hectares in the world was equipped for irrigation but only 84 percent of that area was actually being irrigated, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Trimble Adds New Features to its Connected Farm Solution to Enhance Farming Operations

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today several new features to further enhance its Connected Farm™ solution. Connected Farm is an integrated operations management solution that provides information exchange across the entire farm. New features include additional viewing capabilities between vehicles operating in the same field, and reports on the productivity and delay of field equipment.

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

NASA Maps How Nutrients Affect Plant Productivity

A new analysis led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., has estimated how much the growth of plants worldwide is limited by the amount of nutrients available in their soil. The maps produced from the research will be particularly useful in evaluating how much carbon dioxide Earth’s ecosystems may be able to soak up

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Landsat Satellites Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Crops

Farmer Gary Wagner walks into his field where the summer leaves on the sugar beet plants are a rich emerald hue — not necessarily a good color when it comes to sugar beets, either for the environment or the farmer. That hue tells Wagner that he’s leaving money in the field in unused nitrogen fertilizer,

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Trimble Introduces Connected Farm App for Smartphones

  Trimble introduced today a Connected Farm app for smartphone platforms. This free app uses the built-in Global Positioning System (GPS) of the smartphone for collecting in-field information to aid in fast and accurate decision making. The app allows farmers and agronomists to map field boundaries, mark flags, take geo-referenced photos and enter scouting information

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Trimble Introduces Portable WM-Topo Survey System for Water Management

  Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced the WM-Topo survey system, a portable topographic data collection solution for water management which includes a Trimble® Nomad® handheld computer and a pole-mounted Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver. The announcement was made at the Farm Progress Show.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Intergraph Helps Milton Rural Landcare Improve Land Management

Milton Rural Landcare – a group of residents and landholders in Milton, Australia, that enhances the sustainability of farms in the region – has selected Intergraph®’s geospatial software to improve overall land management. The organization is using Intergraph’s GeoMedia® for the tracking and management of existing infrastructure and natural resources, as well as for securing

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