With significant capacity for machine production and 5 acres for testing, this new facility is positioned to be the central campus for precision and autonomous agriculture innovation, training and service for Raven Canada.
Kyle Mensen, lead test engineer with Raven Industries on the DOT project, talks with Farm Equipment editors at the Farm Progress Show 2020 Media Day in Boone, Iowa, and shows off the capabilities and ease-of-use found on the new DOT platform.
Raven Industries reported consolidated net sales of $85.2 million, down 13.1% during the second quarter of its fiscal year ended July 31, 2020. Growth in Applied Technology and Aerostar was more than offset by a decline in Engineered Films.
Raven Industries has announced two advancements for its market-leading VSN Visual Guidance System, building upon the Company’s bold investment in Raven Autonomy. The latest advancements in VSN — full canopy guidance and automatic row turnaround — allow operators to cover more acres with less worry.
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.