Professional Land Surveyor News: Trimble to Offer More Acres of Sub-Inch Accuracy with VRS Now Ag Service
Trimble to Offer More Acres of Sub-Inch Accuracy with VRS Now Ag Service
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 24, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the launch of Trimble® VRS Now™ Ag service for farmers in nine U.S. states—Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi and Nebraska. Additionally, European growers can receive correction services in Great Britain, Ireland, Germany, Czech Republic and Estonia. As with corrections supplied by conventional Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) radio towers, Trimble VRS™ network corrections provide sub-inch repeatable Global Positioning System (GPS) accuracy for precision farming operations such as tillage, planting, spraying and field preparation.