Making every drop of moisture count is critical to a successful farming operation in the Southeast U.S. Designing and implementing a precise land leveling game plan with customers using grading and surveying software is an increasing service opportunity for Layne Richins, Integrated Solutions Coordinator with Stotz Equipment in Casa Grande, Ariz. Charging a per acre fee to redesign a field’s slope can be a significant investment, but can save 1.5 feet of water needed per growing season.
A week into the new year, one of the carryover lessons learned by precision dealers in 2020 was that they either need to learn how to disrupt the way they do business, or risk being disrupted.
Wrapped around this concept is the question of how dealers will help their customers be more profitable with where and when they invest in ag technology products and services.
The college offers an associate degree in Applied Science in Agriculture (60 credit hours). Students enrolled in this program may specialize in precision farming technology by selecting up to 15 credit hours in this area and agriculture business, sales and agronomy.
The college offers an AAS in Precision Agriculture and customized precision ag- related training for agricultural producers, insurance underwriters, equipment dealer and agricultural cooperative employees and others.
Offering training on Ag Leader, Trimble, Reichhardt, Norac and Integris Systems in twice yearly customer training events (spring/fall). Also offering individual training opportunities on any HTS Ag products and SMS software, year round.