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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

October 16, 2008

MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Using Global Positioning Satellite technology in tractors isn't new, but  GPS systems that even small farmers can afford are.

Trimble Agriculture's newest GPS runs $1,500. They estimate farmers can make up for the cost in just one crop season.

GPS technologies allow the farmer to save on diesel by not going over the same land twice and by using seeds more efficiently.  

Randy Wulf of Trimble Agriculture says, "Now with the technology being just like computers, technology has become a lot more affordable for the farmer that isn't doing a lot of acres to be able to afford this and increase his efficiencies."

 Navigation technology on the field also helps with farmer's fatigue and saves valuable time and energy.

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