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:

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Breaking Down the Benefits of Precision Spraying Technology

John Deere made big news a couple weeks ago, announcing the purchase of SmartApply, a precision spraying equipment company based in Indianapolis. In this episode of the Agriculture Technology podcast, RDO Equipment agronomists Tony Kramer and Erin Hightower discuss how farmers in the Midwest and Northwest are using the technology in the field.

Evaluating the “Perfect” Robots for Potato Cultivation

A recent German evaluation of about 35 ag robots found that 2 stood out from the pack as perfect robots for potato cultivation: the Robotti LR and Robotti 150D. “The Robotti LR and Robotti 150D field robots not only met the minimum requirements for potato production but also offered additional functionalities. Equipped with the appropriate carrier tools, they can autonomously drive, perform spraying tasks an carry out mechanical weed control.” Read more in this article from Future Farming.

 AgroIntelli Robotti robot

In the spring of 2021, the AgroIntelli Robotti robot and a Dewulf planter planted potatoes on the Dutch experimental farm Farm of the Future in Lelystad. That went surprisingly well. Photo by: Koos Groenewold

AEM Senior VP Discusses Key Takeaways from New Precision Ag Study

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) conducted a new study that measures the environmental benefits of precision agriculture. AEM senior VP Curt Blades joins AgNet Weekly to discuss the biggest takeaways from the study, and strategies for increasing precision technology adoption rates.

Iowa Farmer Uses Electrophysiology to Stimulate Seeds & Boost Yields

Bright Yeti, a company founded in 2017, uses advanced plant electrophysiology to stimulate a seed before it goes into the ground, maximizing its yield potential and helping with nutrient-use efficiency. “When I heard about the technology, I realized this could potentially be the next big thing in agriculture,” says Iowa farmer Ben Pederson, who's been using the Bright Yeti treatment for 2 years. “So far, I’m impressed not only by what can be seen with the naked eye but in our yields.”

Bright Yeti


Deere Dealer Signs LSU Football Player to NIL Deal

Louisiana John Deere dealership Sunshine Quality Solutions wanted to ink an NIL (name, image, likeness) deal with an athlete for upcoming marketing campaigns. They found what they call “a perfect fit” in LSU left tackle Will Campbell, who grew up on a Louisiana farm.

Will Campbell

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