Wireless technology continues to evolve, positively impacting businesses by reducing costs and increasing productivity. The agricultural industry is no exception as the internet of things (IoT) provides a wide array of sensors and software, assisting farmers with repetitive tasks. With the global population projected to grow to 9 billion, farm management optimization is critical to meet the demand for agricultural products. Deploying the latest wireless remote technology can help fulfill the need to boost worldwide food production.
There are several advantages to harnessing the power of wireless remote-controlled farm equipment.
A variety of solutions in automated agricultural machinery are available. These include some following implementations.
GPS is another technology that is implemented for precision or site-specific agriculture applications. GPS combined with geographic information systems (GIS) is used to collect data for farm planning, mapping, tractor guidance, and other uses. GPS also allows farm work to be completed in low visibility weather conditions. Site-specific agriculture is also used to more precisely apply pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Pinpointing exact areas for application prevents the overuse of chemicals, which benefits the environment.
GPS-enabled receivers transmit information for irrigation purposes as well as locations of weed infestations and crop diseases. Using data obtained from receivers, crop conditions are proactively treated to avoid losses. GPS location information also assists farmers in the annual collection of soil samples from predetermined locations to monitor conditions for planting.
Connectivity and data applications provide agricultural workers with the tools for increasing productivity in the field. As the demand for food on a global level continues to grow, wireless remote technology helps farmers produce greater crop yields to meet this need.
Microtronics offers a variety of wireless remote solutions through GPS, sensor technology, and data management. Our agricultural applications can greatly benefit farms of all sizes. In addition to our agricultural solutions, we offer wireless control and towing equipment for flatbed tow trucks, wreckers, recovery, and other towing machinery. These include hydraulic valves, winch controllers, side cranes, and brake controllers.
Contact us for more information on any of our wireless remote solutions that can significantly increase your company’s efficiency and profitability.