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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Smartphone technology delivers advanced computing ability to certain devices (for example, Apple, Android@", Blackberry and Microsoft devices), turning your mobile phone or tablet into a portable decision-support tool... As well as standard device features such as email, camera and calculator, users can download apps, which are mini programs with specific functions... When grain grower co-operative CBH surveyed members this year, it found twice as many growers are using tablets and smartphones to help run their business in 2013 compared with 2012...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Chris and his father Craig started their contract business, C&H Spreading, 11 years ago and have expanded into share-farming (with 364 hectares of chickpeas, 162ha of wheat and 162ha of sorghum planted in the Moree region this year) and composting waste from local cotton gins and feedlots... With clients spread from St George in Queensland to Hillston in western NSW, plant of loaders, spreaders, four tractors, a header and a road-train, and up to 10 staff in peak times, Chris relies on mobile technology to manage the business... Chris also uses ag-specific apps such as TeeJet's SpraySelect to select nozzles and business tools such as DropBox to share documents between devices...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Targeted approach vital to make PA pay.. "Grain growers should not rush into PA for the sake of doing PA," said South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) project officer Nigel Metz... PA is the precise application of practices to improve farm productivity and profitability and typically uses Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to define parts of a paddock for different treatments...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
"Grain growers should not rush into PA for the sake of doing PA," said South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) project officer Nigel Metz... PA is the precise application of practices to improve farm productivity and profitability and typically uses Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to define parts of a paddock for different treatments... Mr Metz said that despite improvements in technologies which had simplified the transfer and display of farm information, PA still required time and effort to implement...
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