Precision Farming Dealer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week:

How Digital Enablement Solutions Can Boost Sales

Pat Sullivan from AgVend discusses how his company’s digital enablement solutions can increase the efficiency of your sales department and cut down on customer turnover.

Electric drone

Guardian Agriculture's electric autonomous drones. Photo courtesy of Guardian Agriculture

Autonomous, Multi-Camera System Counts Grain Loss in Real Time

The Farm Innovations crew catches up with Farmwave founder and CEO Craig Ganssle for a first look at his autonomous harvest technology that uses cameras to continually register and document individual kernels that fail to be harvested.

Lawmakers Visit Nebraska Precision Ag Program

Senators Deb Fischer, Pete Ricketts and John Boozman paid a visit to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for an up close look at some of the research taking place at the 10,000-acre facility. As IANR vice chancellor Mike Boehm points out in this article from the Lincoln Journal Star, the visit comes at a pivotal time for U.S. ag, as federal lawmakers work out the details of the next Farm Bill.

Michael Boehm

Photo by Greg Nathan, University Communication Photography

First Ever Precision Specialist Week Quickly Approaching

Farm Equipment is launching the first-ever Precision Specialist Week, which will be held Aug. 13-19, 2023. Read more about the event, including how to honor precision specialists who go above and beyond at your dealership.


Mentor Puts Employment on the Line for ‘Rookie’ Writer

“A career-defining moment for me happened in the late 1950s when I was a dairy science student at Michigan State University (MSU). I was the sixth generation raised on a Michigan dairy farm, and I started pondering being the first in 100-plus years not to return to the farm. That is, I was starting to come to grips with my lack of interest in heading back home to milk cows, lug hay bales and wake each day before sunrise,” writes Lessiter Media founder Frank Lessiter. An earlier experience with Del Grove of Michigan Farmer, not only influenced a new ag journalist but also influenced Frank's content-first philosophy that would prove unique among ag media companies.


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