Technology is flying on UK arable farms

Article taken from http://www.farmingfutures.org.uk/

 

Over 30% of farms are now routinely using some form of 'precision' technology according to Lewis McKerrow of Agrovista. He predicts that the growth in its uptake will be rapid, with adoption being driven by machinery manufacturers and farmers' intrigue in what kit can do. (From Sentry, Spring 2017 via Agrovista)

"In recent years, tractors, sprayers, spreaders and combines are being sold with sensing, recording and measuring 'extras' now being supplied as standard;" he explains. "Meanwhile, drones, cloud applications and software are now commonplace in many farm businesses." Read more

 

22 March 2017

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