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Helping field scouts cover more ground with agricultural mapping

The farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) if it is to feed the 9.6 billion global population expected by 2050, according to research.

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Helping field scouts cover more ground with agricultural mapping

The farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) if it is to feed the 9.6 billion global population expected by 2050, according to research.
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The farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) if it is to feed the 9.6 billion global population expected by 2050, according to research. Farmers must embrace methods that allow for better efficiency, management and mapping of fields. The technology now available can help scout land, gauge its accessibility, and plan for future use. Implementing new and developing tech will encourage adaptability in a profession sometimes considered old fashioned.

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AgraScout 2.0 is a field scouting map that allows for better efficiency, management and mapping of fields for farmers. It s touted as the fastest and easiest-to-use application of its kind on the market and, in some tests, has doubled the number of fields that a scout was able to walk at any one time.

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