Erin Hightower

Erin Hightower is an agronomist for RDO Equipment Co. based in Pasco, Wash., where she consults with growers on precision agriculture adoption. She has a Master of Sciences in Agriculture, and Bachelor of Sciences in Agriculture Economics and Management from Washington State University. Email Erin at or connect with her on Twitter @RDOErinH.


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What Farmers Want From You

From Paper to Precision: How Farmers Improve Their Operations by Using Technology

During the National No-Till Conference, attendees discussed the future benefits of seeding populations and row width to create a cleaner field, leading to a profitable harvest. These discussions are only as profitable for you as the data you collect in the field and the management of every individual seed.
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Why Your Customers Should Invest in New Sprayer Technologies

"During a recent field technology day with Pacific Northwest growers we focused on helping growers to manage their minimum till operation as it changes throughout the growing season," says RDO agronomist Erin Hightower. "Growers asked us questions like: What tool can help me to manage pesticide application and input costs as the needs of my crop change?"
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What Winning Teams Can Teach Us About Precision Agriculture

Farm data captured by farm management software systems is like playing “Money Ball” with your operation. With it, you could have a 2002 Oakland A’s baseball team’s storybook season instead of the 2013 Houston Astros team’s season with the longest losing streak in the baseball team’s history.
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