Alexey Bogatyryev, FieldBee CTO points out that farmers who use conservative methods will have a hard time competing with other farming companies and following farming technologies with the required minimization of chemical use. Even organic farming, which requires a lot of mechanical operation (like in row crop cultivation) now needs high precision and speed.
Agriculture professionals who are only planning to take advantage of all the benefits brought about by precision farming techniques often need to invest money upfront to purchase drones, accurate navigation systems, auto-steering technology for tractors, remote sensors, agriculture software, and more. But before you can shell out a significant portion of your profits on new tech, you need to understand the advantages it’s going to bring you. Below, we will talk about 5 main benefits of precision farming.