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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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No-Tillers Reflect Back to Move Forward at 25-Year Event

No-tillers soaked in lessons from no-till veterans, experts and fellow peers on how to keep their operations heading in the right direction at the 25th annual National No-Tillage Conference.
Traveling from as far as Australia and South Africa, nearly 1,000 no-tillers made the trek to St. Louis in January to learn how to further improve their no-till practices and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National No-Tillage Conference.
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