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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 remained unaffected after the GPS Week Rollover event
Thursday, April 11, 2019

EGNOS showed once again its robust design and its capability to cope with external events, in this case in front of the...

GPS week rollover
Monday, March 18, 2019

If you haven’t heard of the GPS Week Rollover and its potentially critical consequences, or haven’t taken any action, now it...

Service implementation Roadmaps published
Monday, February 18, 2019

The new version v4.1 of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps has been released and they are now available at the EGNOS...

Latest Documents

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report April Cover 2019
Monthly performance report
Thursday, May 9, 2019

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

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report March 2019
Monthly performance report
Friday, April 5, 2019

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

EGNOS Monthly Performance Report February 2019
Monthly performance report
Thursday, March 7, 2019

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