The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) joined the two-dozen commodity and agriculture groups that make up the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance (FACA) to release the group’s 2023 farm bill priorities today.
The University of Mount Olive has launched a new Precision Agriculture minor for spring 2023. Dr. Sandy Maddox, Dean of the UMO School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, discusses how the minor fills a critical need in the industry and whether more universities will begin offering precision ag courses.
Case IH made its presence felt at the National Farm Machinery Show last month, introducing its new AFS Furrow Command technology suite, which includes downforce automation. Case IH seeding marketing manager Trent Nowosad says AFS Furrow Command downforce automation will take down-pressure settings on their Precision Disk Air drills to the next level.
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.