Precision Ag

What’s The Payback On Precision Ag?

Researcher studies the value of lightbars, universal and integrated auto-steering and seed row shutoff clutches, as well other intangibles of precision technology
It makes sense to scrutinize the financial returns of precision ag technology costs, says Matt Darr, an Iowa State University ag engineer. But Darr says farmers continually remind him about the intangible benefits of using these tools that in many cases are just as important as dollars-and-cents justification.
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No-Till Notes: On-Farm Research Aided By Precision Tools

Replication, randomization of plots with today’s technology can help you learn a great deal about your farm more easily than ever
Guidance systems and control monitors really make on-farm research easier. In the past, it was hard to set up replicated plots, and time consuming to record and weigh the results. Today, yield monitors, guidance systems and rate controllers really make research much easier.
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Adopt Precision Ag Tools One Step At A Time

After purchasing precision equipment, make sure you collect the necessary data to properly use and profit from the technology
While percision AG tools may not be “new” anymore, many producers aren’t utilizing the technology to its fullest. Many farmers tell me they have 5 to 6 years of yield maps, but they don’t know what to do with them.
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5 Money-Saving Tips For No-Tillers

Lowering soybean seeding rates and scrutinizing phosphate and potash applications top Marion Calmer’s list on how to save more than $100 per acre
With 25 years of onfarm research backing him up, Marion Calmer told 789 attendees at this year’s National No-Tillage Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, that there are five ways no-tillers can shave expenses without hurting grain production.
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Integra Combines Guidance, Steering And Operation Control

Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a leader in the development of precision farming solutions, introduced the latest innovation in precision farming — the Integra display. Featuring a large, full-color 12.1-inch, high-definition touchscreen, the Integra display offers the most complete year-round operation control, guidance and steering solution in the marketplace today.
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