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Precision Farming: GPS Corner for Irrigation accurate-to-the-centimetre

Satellites ensure a complete and on-the-spot irrigation of irregular fields

Precision is becoming more and more important in agriculture - not only for the use of equipment but also for the control of machines on the field. Satellite-controlled tractors found their way into farms recently - allowing for an accurate-to-the-centimetre track keeping and an on-the-spot distribution of fertilizers and plant protection - exact documentation included. The Austrian Bauer Group, global market leader in irrigation technology, is implementing "Precision Farming" in its products and has developed the "GPS Corner System".

"In the past our Pivot Corner Systems were controlled inductively by means of underground guiding systems whereby wires had to be laid underground," explains Bauer product manager...

Customized irrigation at its best - Bauer launches „Variable Rate Irrigation“ system for exactest precipitation rates

BAUER is the global market leader in irrigation technology: A total of more than 2,5 million hectares is globally irrigated. For over 80 years Bauer has focused on three essential customer needs: water saving, energy reduction and efficiency increase. In order to comply with the request for varying precipitation rates and optimal efficiency, Bauer has developed the VRI system (Variable Rate Irrigation). This customized irrigation system allows to achieve considerable increase of yield. The system has been developed especially for installations working with waste water or effluent but it can also be used very effectively for clean water irrigation.

To give every crop the exact amount of water needed and to take into account the different soil types, the surface and the non-irrigated areas within one irrigation field, Bauer has...

Bauer presents irrigation electronics „Ecostar 6000“

Precise and safe irrigation with simple operation by the world market leader.

The Bauer Group from Voitsberg in Styria, world market leader in irrigation presents high performance „irrigation technology“ with simple operation at the Agritechnica 2015: the latest development is the irrigation electronics Ecostar 6000. „The Ecostar 6000 delivers the best conditions for a simple and targeted control of our irrigation systems“, says product manager Franz-Peter Roll. The electronic system guarantees precise control of the retraction speed, and optimum precision of different irrigation inputs for Bauer’s Rainstar range.

You can only be efficient if you economize on your resources and manage to get the maximum output from these. This principle takes centre stage in the development of irrigation technology at...

New App for irrigation management

„SmartRain“ from Bauer for managing and optimizing irrigation systems via Smartphone or tablet.

New service for managing, monitoring and optimization of irrigation systems:

with „SmartRain“, the newly developed GPS-supported application, the Bauer Group sets new...