Concise Analysis of the International Precision Farming Market

March 20, 2014

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

Research and Markets (
http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x8hv3s/precision_farming) has announced the
addition of the “Concise Analysis of the International Precision Farming Market”
[http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x8hv3s/precision_farming ] report to their

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Precision farming is defined on the basis of technologies that enable efficient farm
management. It can be distinguished from traditional agriculture by its level of
management; wherein, instead of managing the whole field as a single unit, it can rather
be managed by varied sub-units. It accentuates the need for sound agronomic practices.
Conventionally, growers treat their fields as homogeneous, and repeat the same practices
every year. Precision farming optimizes the farmland efficiency and agricultural practices
already in use. The major drivers for this market are augmented yield & profitability,
government assistance, energy & cost saving, and the growing agro industry. Moreover, the
major players in this segment are expanding their business offerings. There is a lot of
opportunity for existing players and new entrants to innovate and thereby maintain a high
performance and reliability in the market.

The major opportunities in precision farming are Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
applications, and the emergence of broadband & mobile technologies. The UAV applications
consist of drones that cover a large farmland in a short time. Currently, the U.S. is at
the forefront, and spends a huge R&D on UAV applications, followed by Israel, Germany, and
France. The other factor penetration by broadband and mobile technologies, allows the
growers to gather information such as scouting records, soil tests, and such, on their
handheld devices.

This report covers the global market on the basis of technology, components,
application and geography. The technology section covers guidance systems such as GPS,
GIS, remote sensing; and variable rate technology categories, along with their current and
future adoption rates. The components section covers automation & control systems such as
display, GPS receivers, and auto-steer; sensing & monitoring devices such as sensors, and
yield monitors; and the farm management systems, which include software and services. The
application section covers different verticals like yield monitoring, variable rate
application, field mapping, soil monitoring, crop scouting, and others. The geographical
analysis covers Americas, Europe, APAC, and ROW regions.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Cover Story

4 Market Overview

5 Global Precision Farming Market By Technology

6 Global Precision Farming Market By Hardware & Software Components

7 Precision Farming Market by Application

8 Global Precision Farming Market By Geography

9 Competitive Landscape

10 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned:

        - Ag Business & Crop Inc.
        - Ag Leader Technology
        - Ag-Nav Inc.
        - Agco Corporation
        - Agjunction Inc.
        - Agri Con Gmbh
        - American Sensor Technologies Inc.
        - Autofarm
        - Automata Inc.
        - Deere & Company
        - Dickey-John Corporation
        - Echelon Ag Inc.
        - Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
        - Omnistar
        - Precision Planting Inc.
        - Precisionagriculture. Com.Au
        - Raven Industries Inc.
        - Soyl Precision Farming
        - Teejet Technologies
        - The Toro Company
        - Topcon Precision Agriculture
        - Trimble Navigation Limited

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