ADVANCED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN PRECISION FARMING
Presented in this paper is the authors’ research of the different applications of the newest information technologies in agriculture.
Provided in this article is information concerning the use and application of GPS receivers and GIS software, which are valuable for the up- to-date agriculture. These technologies and their applications provide numerous possibilities, as for example mapping of the nature’s resources, evaluation of the environmental impact, mapping of different soil types, etc.
The different applications of the available hardware and software, which affects the efficacy and productivity of the agricultural activities, were analysed. Low-cost RTK-GPS receiver is represented. A technology for the data processing of the digital mapping information is provided as well.