John Dignan has more 40 years of experience testing, servicing and selling electronic components used in agriculture and precision systems. From 1985-2015, served as the owner/operator of Agri-Tech, a company specializing in agricultural electronic solutions. Starting in 1995, the company focus shifted toward precision farming with an emphasis on providing complete electronic solutions for co-ops and dealers. In 2014, he founded Ag-Tester, a company that builds testing tools for field technicians.
As we continue this series, another connector I felt would be easy to find is the Weather-Pack series. These have been around for years in all types of applications. They are still very popular. See entire series >>
The next connector we'll look at is the Conxall. These connectors have been used by Raven for close to 40 years for Flow meters and other sensors. I thought they would be easy to find and even easier to order. I was wrong. I have found that all the old brand names I’ve known over the years are not found under the original name anymore. See entire series >>
With the right parts, tools and instructions, you can repair any connection to "as new" status. The following column (the first in a 5-part series, "ID That Connector") will get you on the right path to successful repairs. See entire series >>
For the second year in a row, precision farming ranked high on dealers’ list of best bets for improving unit sales, according to Ag Equipment Intelligence’s 2021 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends report.
While the category lost its first place slot from last year’s report, it still ranked second among 21 different areas, with more than 93% of dealers betting on precision systems to remain the same or improve unit sales in 2021.
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.