forestry software News

  • Trimble introduces Blue Ox integrated transportation management system for forestry

    Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced the Blue Ox™ system, an integrated transportation management solution for forestry applications. Blue Ox integrates several mobile technologies with real-time data across the forestry supply chain. The system analyzes and processes the data to help timber companies, loggers and trucking firms increase the percentage of loaded miles, take advantage of more ...


    By Trimble

  • Uganda: FAO mapping technologies help fill gaps in forest data

    FAO recently introduced new mapping technologies in Uganda that will help the country generate better, more useful forestry statistics and land cover maps. Forests and forest products are important to the livelihoods of many communities in Uganda. The new tools and information will help the government monitor national forest resources and make informed decisions regarding long-term forestry and ...

  • FAO sets standards to improve national forest monitoring systems

    FAO has launched free software tools that it hopes will improve the way many developing nations monitor the state of their forests to tackle deforestation and climate change. The tools are designed to assist countries through the entire lifecycle of a forest inventory - from assessment, design and field ...

  • Updated AEM Grader Safety Manual Now Available

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Grader Safety Manual with new “industry-recognized” pictorials that help communicate effective safety messages to equipment end-users. The pictorial graphics conform to ISO and ANSI standards and are included in the AEM Pictorial Database. The AEM Grader Safety Manual describes preparing ...

  • Root-imaging technology could improve crop resilience

    Mexican researchers have welcomed a breakthrough in imaging plant roots, saying it could help breeders develop new varieties of crops that can thrive in harsh conditions. The technique uses X-ray computed tomography to build up a three-dimensional image by scanning through 360 degrees, a technology commonly used in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Indonesian forest fires could endanger region, warns scientist

    An Indonesian scientist has warned of a growing danger of forest fires in the western Indonesian island of Sumatra engulfing neighbouring countries in resulting haze, as occurred in 2006. Eris Risandi, a climate scientist at Indonesia's Agency ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • John Deere Ultimate Uptime Optimizes Customer Operations & Profitability

    The new Ultimate Uptime customer support solution from John Deere is designed to improve customers' profitability by maximizing productivity and uptime while lowering operating costs. Introduced at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, Ultimate Uptime – featuring John Deere WorkSight™ – is fully customizable to every customer and is delivered by John Deere dealers. "When we ask ...


    By John Deere

  • News alert: enter CIBE and Bentley’s future cities China student competition and design the cornerstone of the ‘Green’ Chinese City

    The Center for International Business Ethics (CIBE) in Beijing China, the Dynamic City Foundation, and Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced that, to date, 180 architectural and engineering student teams from 68 universities in China and other parts of the world ...


    By Bentley Systems Incorporated

  • A flood of research data offers opportunities for new insights

    New DNA sequences, the results of thousands of trials in fields and glasshouses worldwide, three-dimensional images of plants – the flood of data produced by research and development is currently growing faster than the methods available for analyzing it. How can these data be captured, structured, made accessible and then examined in a way that will facilitate new findings? This question ...


    By Bayer CropScience AG

  • PE’s new Food & Feed Database helps reduce supply chain impacts

    PE INTERNATIONAL’s new Food & Feed Database will help the industry to improve their sustainability performance to reduce global Greenhouse Gas emissions and other impacts that stem from the production of food. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), agriculture, forestry and land use is an important driver of climate change, accounting ...


    By thinkstep

  • MEGATRENDS influencing rural areas and their management

    At the time we have several worldwide mega trends – maybe more mega problems – like: • CO² increase and climate change (increase of the avg. temperature of 1° in 100 years),• population growth (1960–2043 from 3 to 9 Bio people, in 250 years from 1 to 10) and• urbanization (in 2030 60% of the population will live in urban areas),• bio energy versus food and food quality vs. quantity,• water ...


    By PROGIS Software GmbH

  • Make Big Jobs Feel Small With the New John Deere Large-Frame Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders

    Contractors, landscapers, farmers, rental professionals and other equipment owners who understand the value of compact equipment can now expect even more power, productivity and uptime on the job with the new John Deere large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G, ...


    By John Deere

  • Predictions for cleantech in 2013

    Every year around this time since 2007, as executive editor of a leading global cleantech research and news service, I’ve contributed to predictions on what to expect in the year ahead in cleantech. We’ve kept that tradition alive here at Kachan & Co. We don’t claim a perfect track record, but we’ve been eerily prescient and nailed some biggies a year or more before ...


    By Kachan & Co.

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