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Agriculture

EGNOS, with its sub-metre level accuracy (20-30 cm pass-to-pass), offers an affordable solution for some of the field works required today by precision agriculture. EGNOS allows farmers to better monitor their harvest yields, perform effective in-field data collection, use guidance in cultivation, increase efficiency (allowing to work in poor visibility/weather conditions), increase productiveness , lower costs and minimise environmental impact - all with minimal investment. By enabling precision agriculture EGNOS provides advantages to both farmers, in the form of higher profit margins, and society – with increased food supply and more environmentally-friendly agriculture.

In light of these benefits, EGNOS is on its way to becoming the preferred entry level technology for a sustainable precision agriculture in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. This is confirmed by the fact the vast majority of agricultural GNSS devices, on board farming machinery on the market today, are EGNOS enabled.

 

EGNOS for AGRICULTURE

EGNOS supports:

  • Variable rate applications
  • Tractor guidance for operations with no cm accuracy needed (such as spraying)
  • Individual livestock positioning
  • Supervised livestock tracking
  • Virtual fencing
  • Post-harvest pick-up
  • Field measurement
  • Field boundary mapping

EGNOS helps to:

  • Enhance precision
  • Eliminate waste and over-application of fertilisers and herbicides
  • Save time
  • Optimise the working hours, independently to the daylight
  • It is free and does not require any subscription
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Extend equipment lifetime by optimising its use
  • Optimise crop yields

Latest News

EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite...

Imminent changes in the EGNOS Space Segment!!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Still not aware of the upcoming temporal modifications in the EGNOS Space Segment starting the 9th January 2020? Please, check...

Tractor with an EGNOS-enabled guidance system from Teejet Technologies in action
Friday, December 13, 2019

Teejet Technologies products have been part of farming applications since the first crop protection products came onto the...

Latest Documents

Service Notice #22 EGNOS Space Segment Updates in the First Quarter of 2020
Service Notices
Friday, January 17, 2020

The EGNOS Service Notices are notifications published whenever there is any complementary information that could have a relevant...

104 - Monthly Performance Report - December 2019
Monthly performance report
Thursday, January 9, 2020

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during December 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...

103 - Monthly Performance Report - November 2019
Monthly performance report
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

This report presents the EGNOS services performance during November 2019. The report contains global results for the reported period,...