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.
Podcasts bookended the top 10 list this month, with A Conversation with the Climate Corp.’s John Raines taking the top spot and Conversations with Ag Equipment’s Entrepreneurs: Gregg Sauder taking the 10th slot. Another highlight was Precision Farming Dealer's coverage of the Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference and National Farm Machinery Show.
Technology adoption among farmers can be influenced by supply and demand for certain precision systems. While there are other variables farmers consider prior to purchasing hardware, there is are general precision practices that apply to the majority of North American farms, including auto-steer systems and GPS guidance.
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.