Trimble Agriculture [NASDAQ:TRMB]: Revolutionizing Farming with Artificial Intelligence
Sounds futuristic, right? With the burgeoning AI-driven precision agriculture, such instances are indeed becoming the new reality of farming. Making this possible are various innovative agtech companies—the architects of AI-driven agriculture—that are passionately developing new tools and techniques to help local farmers get a bounty harvest. But, the promise of realizing this notable quest of improved farming efficiency and high-quality yields is not possible without a trusted agtech maven, who is not only advanced from a technological viewpoint but also well-versed with farming practices.
A name worth mentioning in that context is Trimble Agriculture [NASDAQ:TRMB].
With an epithet synonymous to smart and sustainable farming, Trimble is a global technology leader with a 40- year history in designing, manufacturing, and distributing AI-driven agricultural products. Basking in the glory of its rich farming know-how, the company offers precision agriculture solutions to farmers to help them maximize yields and achieve profitability.
Alongside, Trimble also solves the various complex technology challenges across the entire agricultural supply chain. In a world where land available for agricultural use is limited, and food production is not able to keep pace with the population rise, Trimble’s solutions are enabling farmers to allocate scarce resources to produce a safe, reliable food supply in a profitable and environmentally sustainable manner. Covering all seasons, crops, terrains and farm sizes, Trimble precision agriculture solutions can be used in conjunction with most equipment on the farm, regardless of the manufacturer.
To make that happen, one of the crown jewels of the company’s offerings is Trimble Connected Farm, a unified suite of precision solutions covering all aspects of modern agricultural management. From the farm to fork, all year round, Trimble Connected Farm helps growers get critical farm work done smarter, faster, and more efficiently. For instance, Trimble’s Farmer Core software lets a farmer connect, simplify, and streamline their entire farm operation. Trimble’s Farmer Core software also complements the existing Trimble system to manage precision farming data and simplify the display setup to capture the most value from every acre.
From the farm to fork, all year round, Trimble Connected Farm helps growers get critical farm work done smarter, faster, and more efficiently
Farmer Core is powered by AutoSync, one of the new and innovative feature additions of the company’s offering that runs in the background to automatically sync all field names, boundaries, materials, vehicles, and operator information across all connected devices. Today, through such universal and flexible integration, and seamless data transfer and analysis solutions from Trimble, farmers can connect as much or as little of their operation as they choose, with easy options for expanding and upgrading as desired.
Breathing Life to Automated Agriculture
One of the greatest feats of using Trimble’s Connected Farm is transforming the way farming works around the world. The integrated farm management system saves growers time and money while reducing the complex technology headaches that can stall operations. By connecting a farm with Trimble’s mobile agriculture guidance applications, leveraging usable data throughout the crop season for automated farming becomes streamlined and easy.
Moreover, by making use of this approach, farmers can not only augment their produce but also generate maps, reports, and field records needed for government audits and food traceability requirements that are increasingly requested in farming today.
By onboarding Trimble’s Connected Farm, local farmers become a significant link in the global distribution of food and crops. To make that job worthwhile, Trimble distributors around the world provide expert advice to ensure that farmers enjoy the seamless implementation of precision agriculture technology to maximize their farm efficiency and productivity through the full range of integrated Trimble Agriculture hardware, software, and data solutions.
At the same time, keeping farmers connected to the global supply chain means alleviating a major chunk of their stress and time constraints caused by trying to coordinate multiple vendors.
Making Farm Vehicles Hands-Free
Autonomous guidance of agricultural vehicles is not a new idea, however, previous attempts to control agricultural vehicles have been mostly unsuccessful due to sensor limitations. Some control systems require cumbersome auxiliary guidance mechanisms in or around the field, while others rely on a camera system requiring clear daytime weather and field markers that can be deciphered by visual pattern recognition. With the advent of affordable GPS receivers, engineers now have a low-cost sensor suitable for vehicle navigation and control.
Today, Trimble takes this innovation a few notches higher with its guidance displays and steering solutions that accurately monitor and map field information in real time. With an array of functionalities and price points, a farmer can select the vehicle guidance combination that best fits their farming needs. And complementing this is Trimble’s wide selection of assisted and automated steering systems ensures that a farmer steers their vehicle on line with maximum precision. To get the most out of this guidance and steering system, Trimble also has a correction service that keeps a farmer precisely driving on line row after row. From planting to harvesting and everything in between, Trimble’s automated guiding and steering solutions are helping farmers complete field operations quickly and efficiently.
Always Looking to the Sustainable
Farming Future In a sector where automation and remote farming techniques are increasingly gaining pace, Trimble wants to remain at the cutting-edge of this transformation as a sustainable solution provider. With its smart and precision farming technology, Trimble wants to continue empowering farmers to feed a growing world while also making them economically successful and price-competitive.