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Jul 17 2012

The Truth lies within…the data!

July 17th, 2012|crop inputs, data management, GPS, HTS|0 Comments

In case you haven't caught it in  previous posts, my goal is to use data from my farm to produce a consistant 1-2% increase to my bottom line from the data each year.  Sometimes we turn over big rocks, and find things that make a big difference all at once, but that is not my [...]

Jun 4 2012

I’m done planting, now what can the data do for me?

June 4th, 2012|crop inputs, data management, GPS, HTS|0 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me when I talk to farmers at how many get done planting, turn off their monitor, and never even bother to download the data out of it.  I think at this point I have heard every excuse in the book - "I don't need the data", "it doesn't tell me [...]

Jan 24 2012

Can variable rate planting pay?

January 24th, 2012|crop inputs, data management, GPS, planter, Precision Agriculture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This question has come up a lot to me lately - many farmers are trading planters, and the new one has hydraulic drives on it.  More accurately, the question is "can I do variable rate planting?"  The short answer is yes, but I then follow-up with a return question of what do you want to [...]

Apr 4 2008

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

April 4th, 2008|automatic shutoffs, crop inputs, Fertilizer, GPS, Precision Agriculture|2 Comments

In the middle of this rainy evening, I was reading the latest issue of Progressive Farmer and found an article to be quite interesting. It was titled "No Quick Fix to Fertilizer Prices".I'm not going to get very deep into the article, as the title basically sums up the point I want to make.As almost [...]