New animal insights software supports NFU net zero goal

NFU leaders have called for greater awareness of new technology available to help farms maximise margins, uphold the UK’s reputation for quality and safe produce, and reduce carbon emissions.

CropTec show goes digital

The CropTec Show 2020 is the latest show to switch to a digital format due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Improve welfare with innovative data analysis and Smart Poultry Sensors

UK poultry production standards require agribusinesses to monitor their poultry housing conditions. Smart Poultry Sensors make this easier by allowing egg producers, pullet rearers and broiler growers to monitor their operations with real-time data.

RTK Farming goes nationwide and launches new hand-held device

RTK Farming has taken its service nationwide due to popular demand, as well as launching a new hand-held device that farmers can take on the tractor or walk the fields with. We caught up with RTKF consultant PJ Walker to find out more, and spoke to Syngenta’s Henry Papworth, who has been using the hand-held device for three months.

Farmers wanted to take part in agri-tech market research

When Agri-tech start-up Cropsafe wanted to gather feedback from farmers on their new app, they approached Field Mouse Research, a market research and recruitment agency based in Mid Wales.

Know the yield from your field

Precision agriculture has seen extremely rapid growth over the last few years. Between 2018 and 2023, the global market value is expected to almost double from approximately £3.89 billion to £7.30 billion.

New gen updates and series additions across the board

Following a press camp held in Germany, Fendt has announced a number of new launches as well as drawing attention to updates within existing ranges.

Farmers warned to ‘pin it or pen it’ as tech savvy GPS thieves continue attacks

Farmers are being warned to ‘pin it or pen it’ when it comes to expensive tractor GPS systems as the countryside continues to be targeted by tech-savvy criminal gangs.

Arable farmer says safety app is a must-have

Melton Mowbray farmer Eric Wright explains how the Smart Farmer app offered his farm a simple way to improve worker safety. Farmers Guide also caught up with the app’s creator Marc Skivington about the range of updates on the way.

New app from Openfield interacts with Alexa

Grain marketing and arable inputs co-operative Openfield has unveiled a brand-new app, and an innovative way to interact with the smart speaker Alexa.

Taking the stress out of rural recruitment

Recruitment can be a challenging process for employers and job seekers alike, which is why AGRI-APP was launched – to simplify this necessary part of working life, as well as playing a part in tackling mental health issues in agriculture.

Farmers urged to check second-hand tractor GPS kit history following surge in thefts

Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual has joined forces with police and agricultural machinery manufacturers to tackle a surge in thefts of expensive guidance systems.

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