Arva Intelligence has integrated Planet imagery into their CropForce data analytics platform, allowing growers and agricultural suppliers to analyze fields in real time to track crop health, guide scouting, and respond quickly to potential issues.
While robotics and automation will be valuable tools for streamlining predictable farm tasks, automating creative troubleshooting and technical intuition — skills often associated with precision specialists — will be challenging.
The Offutt Family Foundation announced the formation of the Connelly/Kreps Memorial Scholarship, a tribute to the memories of Mark Kreps and Steve Connelly, RDO Equipment Co. leaders who tragically passed away last year but left an indelible mark on the company and team members.
When talking with dealerships about technology, the conversations tend to be in the context of sales, service and support of precision farming systems. But there is an arguably more critical technology discussion that should be taking place within dealerships.
While cyber security is acknowledged as a threat, dealers — especially mid-size and even single-store operations — aren’t always thinking about how to stay insulated against increasingly invasive scams.
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.