[Podcast] Getting to Know Your Market for Data Management Service
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[Podcast] Getting to Know Your Market for Data Management Service

In the sixth episode of the Precision Farming Dealer Podcast series brought to you by Farmers Edge, we welcome Phil Moskal, integrated solutions manager with Mid-State Equipment based in Janesville, Wis., to share his trial and error approach to developing a profitable data management service platform for farm customers.

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  • Precision Partnership to Combine Technology and Customer Service

    Ellsworth Community College has partnered with AgriSync to help students gain experience and develop superior customer service skills as part of the school's precision agriculture program.
  • Robotic Agriculture: The Battle Between the Big and the Small

    Agricultural robotics can upend several commonly-held notions. Amongst them is the idea that big is better. In practise this has translated into ever larger and more powerful agricultural machinery. This makes sense because a big machine amplifies the capabilities of the skilled driver, dramatically boosting its productivity. This notion may however be about to experience a fundamental change. The reason is that the driver can now finally be taken totally out of the equation. 
  • Drone Startup Funding Crashes

    Venture capital to drone companies dropped 48% in third quarter
  • Field to be Farmed Exclusively by Robots

    In a world-first, Harper Adams University staff, supported and led by precision farming specialist Precision Decisions, are attempting to grow and harvest a hectare of cereal crops; all without stepping a foot into the field.
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From the Virtual Terminal

  • Jack Zemlicka

    Planting or Burying Seeds of Precision Innovation?

    One of the precision markets often identified by dealers as holding the most revenue potential is planter technology. Recent years have seen the debut and development of electric drives, high-speed seed delivery meters and hydraulic down force systems.
  • An In Depth Look at the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. Although this policy applies solely to on-road vehicles, CNH’s recent introduction of a concept autonomous tractor suggests that NHTSA’s policy may have agricultural implications too.
  • Jack Zemlicka

    Will Deere Win, Lose or Draw?

    Talking with a few more precision retailers, there’s not been a consensus on an expected outcome of the U.S. Department of Justice intervening on John Deere’s planned acquisition of Precision Planting. Some forecast a restructuring of the original deal, which would pare down the power position that Deere would assume in the planter technology market should the deal be approved wholesale.
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    Case IH's Autonomous Tractor: What are the Legal Hurdles?

    Case IH unveiled its first autonomous tractor concept at the Farm Progress Show. The machine looks great and Case IH is serious about testing the waters based upon their online survey, but from a lawyer's standpoint the big questions here are legal.

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Turning Lessons Learned into Precision Profit

In the eleventh episode of the Precision Farming Dealer Podcast series brought to you by Farmers Edge, Tim Norris shares 10 mistakes he’s made and overcome in building his business, as well as how the experiences have strengthened managerial and performance strategies within the dealership.

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