Precision Agriculture

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Showing off one of my passions. Geeking out on the ever evolving tech of using GPS guided precision ag techniques. Keep up with the tweets on #agnerd #agtech and #precisionag

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Precision Agriculture: Almost 20% increase in income possible from smart farming

We’ve tried to work out how much our five featured smart farming new technologies would save a farm in the UK in the future

Multi-hybrid corn planter trials | Corn content from Corn and Soybean Digest

Multi-hybrid corn planter trials

Think Different If multi-cultivar planters gain significant market share in coming years, farmers could see a big shift in the corn hybrids and soybean varieties available to plant in unique field environments, says Jason Webster, Beck’s Hybrids research agronomist. “It’s not only what you can do with today’s corn hybrids, it’s what kinds of hybrids we might develop for specific soils,” he says. Webster envisions ultra-canopy, flex-ear hybrids for planting on thin-soiled hilltops to shade…

There's Nothing Wrong With A 21st Century Farm

There's Nothing Wrong With A 21st Century Farm

When it comes to farming, it’s likely that your notions about farming may be outdated. Brian Scott, a fourth-generation farmer, helps us to rethink modern-day agriculture. From tractors with auto steer capability, commercial drones and even biotechnology – you may be surprised to find out that farmers actually work in a high-tech space.

Precision Decision via thefarmerslife.com

Precision Decision - The Farmer's Life

We've employed precision ag tech for several years on our farm. To date it's all been John Deere, but now we are implementing other solutions.

Janzen Ag Law: Defining "Big Data" in Agriculture

Janzen Ag Law: Defining "Big Data" in Agriculture

Kinze Multi-Hybrid Planter is Accurate to a 'K'

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How Farmers Use GPS and VRT Technology To Plant Efficiently via @Matthew Boucher

Farming 101: How Farmers Use GPS and VRT Technology To Plant Efficiently

As the weather continues to warm up and spring arrives, farmers all across the nation will begin to plant their 2014 crops. Have you ever wondered how a planter works? While the basic mechanics o…

Planter of the Future: Hybrid selection on-the-go

Planter of the Future: Multiple Hybrids and Speed

“Multi-hybrid seed technology will be the next major evolutionary change of the planter,” says Ryan Molitor of Raven. “This could potentially be one of the biggest agronomic changes we have seen with planters.”

John Deere releases two new row units to planter market including ExactEmerge high-speed system | Planters content from Farm Industry News

John Deere launches high-speed planter

John Deere revamps planter row-unit designs with two new systems. The MaxEmerge 5 row unit becomes the company standard, while the new ExactEmerge system offers a new high-speed option.

Precision Planting Readies New Seed Tube, Metering System - Farm Futures #agnerd

Precision Planting Readies New Seed Tube, Metering System

Metering system will be retrofit to existing row unit frames; SpeedTube controls seed from the meter to the furrow

Farm Drainage Aerial View via the farmerslife.com

Aerial Farming With GoPro and DJI Phantom 2 - The Farmer's Life

Scott Farms is going airborne with a DJI Phantom 2 and GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition. We're just getting started with this new tech for the farm!!

GoPro Aerial View of Subsurface Farm Drainage #gopro

GoPro Aerial View of Subsurface Farm Drainage

Bird's eye view of our tile installation via my GoPro Hero 3+ mounted on my DJI Phantom 2. The flight starts at the outlets for the two main lines. The soil ...

Dow, John Deere partner on MyJohnDeere technologies

Dow, John Deere partner on MyJohnDeere technologies | Farm Progress

The new partnership will allow for prescription planting recommendations and more for Dow Agrosciences' customers.

Kinze’s electric multi-hybrid concept planter

FIN Follow-up: Kinze’s electric multi-hybrid concept planter

Q&A with Rhett Schildroth, senior product manager at Kinze Manufacturing

Drone experts see booming ag market

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Read Drone experts see booming ag market from Capital Press