Make Data-Driven Decisions That Drive Farm Profits

August 28, 2018

Ever find yourself doing a bit of guesswork when it comes to making decisions on the farm? Are you following a gut feeling one day, or doing things the way they’ve always been done the next?

Trimble Farm Data DecisionsYou’re not alone — it happens all the time. But with the information at your fingertips, it doesn’t have to. By capturing the right farm data, and then leveraging the right ag software platform to help you turn that data into actionable results, you can set up your farm for maximum success.

To simplify the process, we’d like to share a free step-by-step guide to making this happen. Welcome to our free e-book, “Using Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Farm Profits” that we’re excited to share with our farmer audience because we know it’s going to make a difference.

In this free e-book we’ll examine the difference between data and evidence —two terms that are often used interchangeably but actually have very different meanings. This difference is particularly crucial in the business of farming. Truly understanding the difference is where precision farming becomes decision farming, and the real payoffs begin. Here’s a quick snapshot:

► Data — Factual information such as numbers, percentages, and statistics.
► Evidence — Data that is relevant and furnishes proof that supports a conclusion.

In “5 Ways to use Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Farm Profits” you’ll learn about how digital data can be used and/or processed in a manner that supplies the evidence to help you understand where your farm business has been and, more importantly, where it needs to go. You’ll also gain tips for how to track farm data effectively and efficiently, including inputs, yield, crop plans, grain prices, and much more.