It is important for all of us to assume the burden of climate change, and the agricultural industry is no exception. Initiated by the Agricultural Manufacturer John Deere and led by EIT Food and the European Union, new technological innovations in agriculture help the industry reduce its overall impact on the planet. And you can explore them yourself, as part of a free update of Precision Farming for Farming Simulator 22 on PlayStation 5 and PS4.
“The DLC will add variable culture and sowing sensors, variable weed control, as well as the variable rate application of organic fertilizer,” explained the Giants Software. “The new environmental score helps players to increase farm sustainability and crop yield by choosing smart technology that is available with the DLC. »
This add-on is an extensive and improved version of the one already available in Farming Simulator 19, and many of the same features will come back to: “This is added to the features of the published initial version, which has laid the basics by introducing the soil types. Types, soil sampling, variable rate fertilization and economic analysis. Existing features will come back and will be improved: for example, players will have the opportunity to acquire floor cards by a service provider in exchange for a fee, which will save them time by levies themselves from samples of ground. »
We played a little with that in Farming Simulator 19 and, although it is complicated, it is quite fascinating to learn how the agricultural industry is trying to make its work more sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly. We will definitely take a look at that when he arrives on April 19th.