Enabling automation and remote control of your farm

Today, with so much choice and availability in machine automation systems, online platforms and farm management software, we at Nick Abbey Digital Agriculture, focus on what we believe is the most important element within the sector during this digital revolution; profit. As farmers are the source of all income to the agriculture industry it is vital that financial gain is realised. With over a decade of experience in precision agriculture and more than three decades of involvement in agriculture and electronics, we now have a firm understanding of what works and what costs when it comes to technology aimed at farm ‘efficiency’.

Being independent, we aim to offer impartial advice and bespoke solutions tailored to growers needs to drive  business forward, automating machines, processes and infrastructure to put decision making data and control at your fingertips. Work with us and we will ensure your farming business is supported effectively.

What we offer

  • Service, support, installation and supply of machine application rate control, section control, auto steering systems and implement control for all systems and at all levels, including manufacturer, dealer and end user.
  • GNSS correction supply, support and installation of RTK base stations.
  • Bespoke hardware and software to manufactures for new projects, such as; wiring, installation and specification of all components, including; actuators, power supplies and graphical user interfaces.
  • Indoor and vertical agriculture system machine control.
  • Data links., including, wide area WiFi and LoRa.
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) supply and support for all systems, including power unit and power transmission through to software and data links for indoor and outdoor vehicles.
  • ISOBUS solutions.
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SOLUTIONS

Digital agriculture encompasses such a diverse subject area that it is difficult to be a specialist across the industry. For this reason we are currently divided into four specialist areas, enabling our employees to focus on their field of excellence.

CloudBase

  • RTK NTRIP Corrections
  • International network roaming SIM cards
  • High definition base station network offering improved redundancy and shorter baselines
  • Modern, multi-constellation base stations, tracking GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou and QZSS to support the latest GNSS receivers.
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LinchPin

  • Advanced Machine Telemetry
  • Real-time machine locating
  • Real-time machine status
  • Data transfer
  • Cloud based implement dashboard
  • Real-time as applied map and job data.
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TerraMatics

  • Robotics and process automation
  • Automated Ground Vehicle systems
  • Warehouse AGV's
  • Autonomous Forklifts
  • Semi-autonomous tractors
  • AGV Maintenance
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InPosition

  • Machine control, sales installation and support
  • Auto steering systems
  • Application control
  • Yield Mapping
  • NIR nutrient sensing
  • Control system repair and upgrades
  • UK on site installation and servicing to any brand of system
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SERVICES

It is instrumental to your goals, your deadlines and your profitability that you have the necessary support available to your organisation , and with our knowledge, insight and tenacity we will ensure uptime is maintained.

SUPPORT

Supplying first line support for manufacturers, dealers and end users, we are specialists in supporting the full line up of precision agriculture equipment. Together with a vast experience in operation, you can rest assured that you’ll be working with a company that not only understands the systems we are working on, but understands the situation you are in.

INSTALLATION

Due to our wide experience of machinery and our reputation of installing to neat standards whilst completing the job on time, we already work with many companies installing systems on there behalf. From moving your kit to your new tractor, connecting your whole farm to the cloud or production run installs, we have the resources to get it done.

BESPOKE SOLUTIONS

Got an idea for a machine or system, but not sure how to control it? Get in touch and lets get started. We can handle everything from consultancy and project planning to concept, through to prototyping and commissioning, our team have experience in all elements of designing and building control and monitoring systems for your cutting edge machines.

Latest News

Agritechnica Postponed Until March 2022

The German Agricultural Society (DLG) is postponing the Agritechnica trade fair. Because of the continuing Corona pandemic as well as the progress of vaccination programs, both in Germany and abroad, the DLG, VDMA Agricultural Machinery Association and Agritechnica’s exhibitor advisory board have concluded that insufficient certainty for planning currently exists for the world-leading exhibition in November.

Rural Payments Agency opens window for farm payments for 2021

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application window  opened on Thursday, March 18 for farmers to claim for their 2021 payments. The claim window for customers with existing Countryside Stewardship (CS) and Environmental Stewardship (ES) revenue agreements  also opened on March 18th 2021

Poultry housing order set to be lifted at end of March

Compulsory housing measures for poultry and captive birds will be lifted at the end of this month, Britain's Chief Veterinary Officers have confirmed. The housing measures were introduced in December as one of a range of measures to stop the spread of avian influenza. It is currently a legal requirement for all farmers and keepers to keep their birds indoors and to follow strict biosecurity measures. The last confirmed case of bird flu in poultry was over a month ago on 12 February in Scotland.

New products feature at dealer open day

For Case IH main dealer Collings Brothers, the decision to hold an open evening rather than an open day this year proved worthwhile, as customers made the most of ideal weather for field operations before their visit.

Precision agriculture grows with RTK

Precision agriculture — the practice of optimizing inputs of seed, water, and fertilizers while maximizing yields by mapping variations in soil characteristics and guiding machinery accordingly — began in the United States in the early 1980s and has been growing steadily. Key components include soil mapping based on sampling and remote sensing, proximal sensing of soils and crops, variable rate irrigation and variable rate spraying of fertilizers and herbicides, and automatic tractor…

Resources

We have put together a growing collection of videos covering the ever changing world of modern digital agriculture, systems overviews and guides.

How data-driven farming could transform agriculture | Ranveer Chandra

Microsoft researcher Dr. Ranveer Chandra discusses his team's mission to reinvent rural agriculture. Using cost-effective Internet of Things applications, Chandra outlines how providing wide-ranging crop data to farmers can reduce time, money, and resources while simultaneously increasing crop yields; a potential solution to future worldwide food shortages.

Farmer Interview with Joe Gordon – FarmTRX Yield Monitor

Ontario-based custom-farmer & dairy-farmer, Joe Gordon. Joe tells us about his 2018 season, what his experience with the FarmTRX yield monitor & yield maps has been like, and what he plans to do with his yield data.

FarmTRX Retrofit Yield Monitor Install

FarmTRX Retrofit Yield Monitor Installation Guide

FarmTRX Web App Tutorial

A tutorial explaining how to use the FarmTRX Web App. This video covers creating field boundaries, uploading your data, re-calibrating your fields after upload, and exporting yield data.

Careers

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the expanding world of farm automation technology?

Systems Development Engineer

Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in machine control systems? As a Digital Agriculture Systems Development Engineer you will have the opportunity to come up with solutions of controlling and monitoring machines on the cutting edge of vehicle technology and agriculture. We’re looking for an engineer with the skills required to develop, install and support hardware to agricultural vehicles and implements for advanced measurement and control.

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Digital Agriculture Field Support Engineer

Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in machine control systems? As an Agricultural Field Support engineer you will have the opportunity to come up with solutions of controlling machines on the cutting edge of vehicle technology and agriculture. We are looking for an engineer with the skills required to install and support hardware on agricultural vehicles and implements for controlling vehicle steering and implement application systems. This role is more than just installation.…

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