Precision Ag

TeeJet Spray Tips Approved for Dicamba

Tim Steunkel, marketing manager with TeeJet Technologies introduces the company's Turbo TeeJet induction nozzles, which are EPA approved for application of XtendiMax (Monsanto) and Engenia (BASF) on Dicamba tolerant crops. "The product allows for very coarse or ultracoarse droplets, which are often recommended for Dicamba applications, and offers drift control for both vapor and particle drift," Stuenkel says.
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Seed Firmer Reads Organic Matter While You Plant

Precision Planting’s SmartFirmer combines seed firming with a high-resolution sensor to create soil maps on the go and variable-rate populations and hybrids based on organic matter.
No Tillers know that the success of their season relies primarily on that moment when the seed meets the soil. A planting trip that results in a strong, even emergence across the field sets the stage for higher yields come harvest.
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SIMA 2017 Focuses on Future of Farming

International agribusiness show mixes technology and machinery innovations with theme of “Being a Farmer in 10 Years.”
With more than 1,700 companies from 42 different countries, the 2017 SIMA International Agribusiness Show offered a global look at current — and future — farm equipment trends.
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Veris Launches iScan Soil Sensing Tool

Seeing the need to for more flexibility to map soils, Eric Lund, president of Veris Technologies discusses the features of the new iScan system that mounts to the row unit of a tillage implement or planter. The front coulter and the rear closing disc contain 2 electrodes that inject electrical current and then 2 chromium carbide points detect the electrical array after it’s gone down in the soil about 2 feet. An optical sensor also shines red and infrared light 2 inches deep to measure soil optical properties which relate to organic matter.
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AeroVironment Debuts New Hybrid UAV Platform

Matt Strein with AeroVironment discusses the new Quantix unmanned aerial vehicle solution. The hybrid aircraft combines features of a quadcopter and fixed-wing models. A vertical launch and transition to horizontal flight allows for 400 acres of coverage and up to 45 minutes of flight time.
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