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Exciting precision technology developments in Omnia – Agronomist & Arable Farmer – Oliver Wood

One of the main sticking points with precision farming has always been moving data from one system or machine to another one ...

However, with the Omnia Precision Agronomy system this is about to get easier than ever before!

Exciting collaborations with leading machinery and data management systems such as Claas, Väderstad and Muddy Boots, has resulted in much improved streamlined data connection.

“For some time now we have been working closely with our industry colleagues to look at how to connect systems together to transfer data using modern cloud computer systems, which means that the user doesn’t have to handle any data”, says Oliver Wood, Hutchinsons precision technology manager.

“We are delighted that we are in a position to be able to offer this not just through one, but three, different systems.”

The new connectivity agreements mean that Omnia users will be able to generate a seamless flow of data from the Class telematics system straight into Omnia. Field boundaries can be shared between the two systems and yield maps will be automatically sent to and processed by the OmniaHub system. This is a real step forward for users as it will allow then to make management decisions we soon as the crop is harvested.

It will also be possible to use the Omnia Connect app with Väderstad E Services drills. Variable rate drilling plans that have been generated in Omnia, or in any other third party system, can be seamlessly transferred to the Connect app which is connected to a Väderstad drill.

Muddy Boots users will be able to seamlessly transfer field and cropping information and field maps between GLGM and Omnia. Information can be changed in one system and it will then be automatically passed to the other, making users more efficient as this will remove double data entry

“Available this autumn, these exciting developments within Omnia will offer real time benefits to users such as reduced operator data handling and time savings, thereby increasing efficiency,” adds Mr Wood.


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