Using the time saved to grow your business

Precision farming is far from a new concept in the agricultural industry. Most tractors are now equipped with their own factory-fitted guidance and autosteer systems. So why would a rural contractor pay for additional precision farming software or hardware? Simple logistics, advanced data capture, proof of placement, staff safety, fewer […]

Efficiency gains using GPS while spreading

Farming can be looked at as a game of using every resource available, as efficiently and responsibly as possible, to provide maximum production from those resources. The application of fertiliser has been used for decades, the benefits for soil and plant health are well known. If you are in the […]

Reflecting on technology changes over 50 years of the Young Farmer of the Year competition

In celebration of 50th Anniversary of the Young Farmer of the Year competition, TracMap’s Founding Director, Colin Brown reflects on the competition’s evolution and the technological advancements made in farming practice in New Zealand. Back in 1982 I was farming 5000su on a sheep and beef farm in the hill country of […]