Drones, robotics technology, and now satellites.
John Deere’s Chief Technology Officer Jahmy Hindman told CNBC the world’s largest agriculture equipment player is in the process of finalizing a satellite partner.
“We really have been focused on trying to solve connectivity, globally. We look at the burgeoning efforts that are happening in low Earth orbit satellites as an example – potentially – for us to start to solve some those connectivity issues.”
The goal is to create a geospatial map that farmers can use to better track productivity and the performance of crops.
“There’s so much friction and getting that data