A Software Company Specializing in GIS and Electronic Record-Keeping Tools for Field Professionals
Mapping, Logging, Data Collection, GIS and GPS Tools
Since 2003, AgTerra has enabled natural resource professionals to gather, map and report data from the field. Our entire focus is to keep mobile and Internet based applications simple for everyone. Our core products – SprayLogger, MapItFast and Strider products help companies automate data collection, mapping and reporting with very little training.
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What is GIS and Why Do You Need It?
A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data. The acronym GIS is sometimes used for geographical information science or geospatial information studies to refer to the academic discipline or career of working with geographic information systems and is a large domain within the broader academic discipline of Geoinformatics.
Examples of GIS use can be found all over the agriculture industries as it can assist with increasing efficiency maximize profits. Following GIS best-practices, such as using mapping, logging, data collection tools, can aid in such critical decisions as what crops to plant in an area where they will have the highest yield and what equipment to use. Utilizing GIS tools and incorporating high-resolution imagery, field observations, and real-time data can help make the most of your season and harvest.