Case IH Connected Farm brings 4G connectivity to Brazilian farms

02-03-2022 | |
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Case IH has selected Água Boa, a Brazilian region renowned for its high agricultural productivity, as the location for its Connected Farm project. This is to bring 4G infrastructure to the region.

“Case IH is recognized as the brand of choice for technology-oriented farmers. It has been instrumental in introducing cutting edge technologies to Brazilian farmers,” said Vilmar Fistarol, President Latin America, CNH Industrial. “The Connected Farm shows how the brand is leading the Brazilian digital agriculture revolution.”

This Connected Farm aims to demonstrate how rural connectivity increases in-field productivity, even in an already highly productive region. A 4G internet connection installed at the farm enables the entire operation, and its machines, to report data and be monitored by the new AFS (Case IH’s precision farming package) Connect Center, based at the Case IH Sorocaba Plant in the state of São Paulo.

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Connectivity is to provide farmers with a wealth of benefits including increased productivity, reduced water consumption, efficient logistics, machine uptime information, and more efficient inventory management. The financial benefits include an increased return on investment and optimization of overall and specific input costs.

“The Case IH Connected Farm brings together the most advanced technologies the brand has to offer,” said Parag Garg, Chief Digital Officer, CNH Industrial. “The new connected infrastructure and Case IH’s advanced machines demonstrate the benefits connectivity will bring to the area’s farmers.”

Hugo Claver Web editor for Future Farming