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A review on Cloud computing and tablets for play and work

Technology has been the rage in agricultural circles in 2012, as predicted. We’ve seen more than a 300 percent increase in Cloud computing among our agricultural clients. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here


Lunch N Learn: Gearing up for next citrus season

Don’t get left behind. Take advantage of the summer lull to learn about and adopt new technological strategies for the upcoming citrus season. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to


Technology update: Taking a bird’s eye view of your ag operation

A picture IS worth a thousand words. And you can take advantage of that by taking a bird’s eye view of your farm or ranch, using software like Google Earth


Data highway widens, speeding ag communications

The “data highway” has expanded from a single lane to an eight-lane highway, speeding and expanding ways to run your agriculture business. Smartphones, laptops, netbooks, and tablets are making it


Agritech update: Data collection in field at root of success

Your success as a farmer is in the field, where you reap the harvest of your labors. It’s no different with agri-technology: Getting it right in the field is key!


Tablet Trends: Buyers Choosing Microsoft, Apple and Android

As I shared in last month’s column, one of the big trends in agri-technology this year is computer tablets. Lower prices are making them more popular for managing daily recordkeeping


The Year Ahead for Agritechnology

So, what’s in store for 2013 from an agritechnology perspective? For agriculture, we will see a significant increase in tablet computing at the farming level because of decreased prices and


Getting Organized with Electronic File Keeping

I recently attended the UF Farm Labor Supervisor Training Program and was impressed with the instructors and the interactive nature of the educational sessions focused on wage-and-hour and HR compliance.


How new technologies can make your job easier

DURING THE YEAR we have talked about cloud computing, the use of tablet computers in agriculture, and vein readers and facial recognition as emerging technologies for harvesting data collection. [emember_protected


@griTech: New ag software aids timekeeping in the field

A new electronic timekeeping software makes it easier for growers to track employee hours in the field during harvesting. Offered by Winter Haven-based Propak Software, the software streamlines the process