Laura Vietmeyer is a Digital Content Specialist for Precision Farming Dealer. She holds an undergraduate degree in Writing Intensive English from Marquette University. Laura joined the Lessiter Media Digital Media team in the fall of 2016.
Editorial coverage of the 2018 Farm Progress Show topped the list this month, in addition to several videos of the product introductions and innovations from the show hitting on the list. The second spot this month was claimed by a news item on the newest development from the ongoing John Deere-Granular product development and marketing collaboration. And rounding out the top 3 was a guest blog from Todd Janzen on technologies that are changing agriculture.
Industry news dominated the month of August, with news from Deere taking the top two spots, first on G5 Technology coming available for F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicants and second on the acquisition of PLA. Rounding out the top three items was a video from InfoAg 2018 on Teralytic's NPK Wireless Soil-Probe.
Taking the top spot this month was a news item on Great Plains Ag’s commitment to continuous improvement, including the implementation a new product development system. In the second spot was a new item on Farmobile’s agreement to acquire the assets of Prime Meridian, a precision agriculture data management company. And rounding out the top three was our editors’ takeaways from InfoAg2018 in St. Louis, Mo.
Claiming the top spot this month is a guest blog from Todd Janzen on the Deere lawsuit against AGCO and Precision Planing, which is all about planter speed technology. News of the lawsuit also took the number two spot for June. And rounding out the top three was Deere’s announcement of several updates to its grain harvesting solutions for 2019 to its S-Series Combines.
The types of ag technology that manufacturers are developing, dealers are selling and farmers are adopting is changing. A combination of factors are contributing to the evolution, including market instability, commercial momentum for increased machine automation and more connectivity with technology.
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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.