TITLE

Farmers benefit as Georgia goes wireless

AUTHOR(S)
Haire, Brad
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;12/7/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of farmer Wade Mitchell on the benefits of wireless technology to farmers in Georgia. He presented his views at the "UnWired '05: Rural Wireless Conference," organized by the University of Georgia in Tifton, Georgia in November. The use of wireless technology has increased the efficiency of his farm, which is covered by a wireless network with high-speed Internet access. He uses it to auto-steer tractors, monitor fields and get weather reports, spray recommendations, and other required information.
ACCESSION #
19329511

 

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