A proactive approach to preparing farmers for peak seasonal needs is the priority of Lanty “Spud” Armstrong, precision farming manager of Ag Technologies in Rochester, Ind.
Life as a precision technician during the winter months may yield fewer calls from distressed customers over the course of a week, but the unpredictable nature of the job can still call for a demanding day with hundreds of miles on the road.
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On demand tissue analysis in the field has arrived. Leaftech Ag recently introduced a handheld digital lab that delivers results in less than 3 minutes. Agronomists or farmers can stick a leaf in the tool’s scanner bed and see its nutrient contents on the spot. Founder and CEO John Mascoe shows us how it works.
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.