FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2018
CONTACT: Anne Tyrrell
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GPSIA Applauds Enactment of Precision Agriculture Provision in Farm Bill
WASHINGTON – The GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) issued the following statement upon enactment of H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018.
“GPSIA applauds the president and Congress for supporting the inclusion of the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act in the farm bill,” said Executive Director J. David Grossman. “When broadband connectivity and GPS technology are combined together, our nation’s farmers win by being able to save time, money and unnecessary waste of critical resources. We thank Senators Wicker and Klobuchar and Representatives Latta and Loebsack for their commitment to precision agriculture and for their leadership ensuring that this provision be signed into law.”
The GPS Innovation Alliance was founded by Deere & Company, Garmin International, Inc. and Trimble Inc. The Alliance recognizes the ever increasing importance of Global Positioning System (GPS) and other Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies to the global economy and infrastructure and is firmly committed to furthering GPS innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The GPS Innovation Alliance seeks to protect, promote and enhance the use of GPS. For more information, please visit www.gpsalliance.org.