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How to Connect Your Farm with Different Equipment Brands

As a farmer, you’re familiar with the concept of herding. It’s something you actually do every day, whether or not animals are part of your operation or not.  All successful farmers are data herders.  This data herding is not much different than managing a herd of dairy cattle. When you have a good understanding of […]

The History of Precision Agriculture | When did precision farming start?

How Did Precision Ag Start? It began with a seed. Some thousands of years ago, the first seed was intentionally planted. And from it came what we now call farming. Ancient civilizations used farming to feed, clothe, and sustain massive kingdoms – much like we do today. Countless harvests, fertilized soil, and hard work have […]

Best Tips to Save Money on Farm Inputs in 2021

Managing a farm successfully in 2021 requires dedication and a balance of well-rounded skills, plus some important decision-making strategies.  It’s important for farmers to effectively manage farm inputs to save on time, cost, and materials wherever possible. There are several options within precision ag technology that farmers can use to save money on farm inputs […]

5 Reasons to Say Goodbye to Conventional Spraying Practices

Herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and fertilizer — many inputs are applied through the sprayer.  But spraying these chemicals and fertilizer the conventional way can end up costing farmers a lot of money, whether it’s wasted resources, ineffective pest control, or even damage to the crop. The more often you make a pass without precision ag technologies […]

4 Steps to Get Started with Precision Ag

There are seemingly endless benefits to adopting precision ag equipment and technology on your farm. Precision agriculture can help save you valuable time and product while increasing your ROI in overall efficiency and profit. A 2016 USDA Economic Research Service report found that the average farm operating profit of precision ag adopters was $66 per […]