Precision Ag

Cover Cropping, Organic Transition Among Top 2018 Strip-Till Conference Takaways

Cover cropping trials, practical precision fertilization strategies and options for organic transition highlighted the fifth annual National Strip-Tillage Conference.
As Attendees at the fifth annual National Strip-Tillage Conference began filtering in for the start of the event, a newcomer to the practice overheard a conversation between a couple of experienced strip-tillers who were chatting about nitrogen (N) application experiments.
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What I've Learned From No-Tilling: Harnessing Data, Tweaking Inputs Pushes No-Till Production to New Heights

Variable-rate technology helps North Dakota’s Chad Rubbelke better utilize precision data to apply nutrients precisely and boost crop yields.
I was born into no-till, you could say. It’s really all I’ve ever known. My grandfather was a big proponent for the environment and was an advocate when my Dad pushed for reducing tillage on our farm in the early 1990s.
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Compatibility Update: Developers Optimistic as Farmers Anticipate ISOBUS Innovation

AEF developers preview the future of ISOBUS, while farmers share their success stories and frustrations coordinating equipment.
The relationship between manufacturers and farmers has never been seamless, yet in an industry where the complexity of precision services and equipment setups continues to escalate, the two sides need to be on the same page more than ever.
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No-Till and Precision ‘Scripting’ Improves Yields from Sandy Soils

Family’s collective inputs help improve soil health through cover crops, nutrient management and yield mapping in Wisconsin’s “Frac Sands” region.
In an area of northwestern Wisconsin known for its teeming fracture sand mining industry, no-tiller Jeff Lake, his wife Kelly and son Jake are carving out a successful no-till operation on 1,500 acres of irregularly-shaped, contoured fields.
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