What Happens When Farming Goes High-Tech?

Posted on May 29 2015 | Author: Admin

 

Soil maps, GPS guidance, and even drones are becoming critical tools for modern farmers. These methods of precision agriculture can help increase yields and efficiency—and save farmers a surprising sum along the way.

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