Trimble to Expand Precision Agriculture Footprint in India

Global precision agriculture leader Trimble said that it is committed to the Indian government’s mission of doubling farmers’ income and is pursuing a three-pronged strategy to increase the adoption of precision agriculture in India in order to boost farm productivity, reports Krishi Jagran.


The company said it is in discussions with tractor original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to bring its precision auto-steer and auto-guidance technologies to Indian farmers. Trimble’s auto steer and auto guidance technology use GNSS-based navigation to accurately guide a tractor’s movements in the field, which leads to better sowing of seeds and harvesting of crops; in turn increasing crop yields of cash crops like potatoes by as much as 30%.

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