Precision Farming for Farming Simulator 22: Talking to John Deere

August 11, 2021

The Precision Farming Project, led by EIT Food and John Deere, continues with a new and improved DLC for Farming Simulator 22. We talked to Thomas Engel, Manager Technology Innovation Strategy at John Deere, about the upcoming version of Precision Farming for the game.

Watch the interview by Stefan Maurus, our Gameplay Programmer and Lead Integrator of the Precision Farming features, down below! 

What to expect from the DLC


The new version of the Precision Farming DLC for Farming Simulator 22 will include the initial version's features like soil types, soil sampling, variable rate applications and economic analysis. On top of that, advanced precision farming technologies will be implemented to increase the sustainability of your farms.

Optical sensors will be introduced, allowing a reduced application of herbicides as well as organic and mineral fertilizers. We will go further into detail in the near future, so stay tuned!

DLC releases next spring


Right now, we're focused on the upcoming release of Farming Simulator 22 on November 22nd. The new version of the Precision Farming DLC is scheduled to release in the Spring of 2022. All owners of Farming Simulator 22 on PC, Mac, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will be able to download it for free.

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