Dashboard Enables Better Decision Making by Putting Key Information at Farmers’ Fingertips.
Trimble announced the Connected Farm™ dashboard, which provides one centralized location for farmers to view key information impacting their operations. With this information, farmers will be able to make better daily decisions based on the latest data. The Connected Farm dashboard is customizable and accessible via Internet-enabled devices such as desktop and notebook personal computers, smartphones and tablets, and Trimble’s new TMX-2050™ display.
The Connected Farm dashboard will allow farmers to:
Following the completion of the recently announced IQ Irrigation asset acquisition, irrigation pivot data is expected to be available on the Connected Farm dashboard in New Zealand in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the U.S. in the first half of 2014.
These features will allow farmers to use their proprietary information to make real-time decisions needed to manage operations.
"With the Connected Farm dashboard, farmers can quickly see a snapshot view of their latest field operation as well as key information that may impact today’s activities such as rainfall, commodities, and the day’s weather forecast," said Joe Denniston, vice president for Trimble’s Agriculture Division. "With this information available in one convenient central location through Connected Farm, farmers can access the information they need to make the best daily decisions about their farm. Since the dashboard can be accessed from Internet-enabled devices, farmers can make these decisions from potentially any location at any time."
The Connected Farm dashboard is a free Web portal and is currently available. To set up an account, please visit www.connectedfarm.com. To view rainfall totals, monitor pivot irrigators (when available), or for fleet management, customers will need to purchase these services. Contact a local Trimble reseller at www.trimble.com/locator for more information.