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Connectivity Could Be Biggest Barrier to Autonomous Future

Farmer Nick Guetterman & Ohio State’s John Fulton discuss the opportunities & challenges farmers face with adopting autonomous technology
Nick Guetterman, a farmer from Bucyrus, Kan., who farms 16,000 acres, and John Fulton, a professor at Ohio State Univ. and president of the International Society of Precision Agriculture, discuss the opportunities & challenges farmers face with adopting autonomous technology.
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Lessiter Media Establishes Conservation Ag Foundation to Promote Sustainable Farming

Longtime no-tillers & educators serve on foundation’s board, guiding mission to help farmers to adopt conservation practices
Lessiter Media, the publisher of Precision Farming Dealer and its sister publication No-Till Farmer magazine, has established the Conservation Ag Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing conservation-based ag practices.
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Tell OSU About Customers' Barriers to Precision Ag Technology Adoption

The Ohio State University Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering is looking for farmers, consultants and other individuals who work alongside farmers to participate in a survey aimed at identifying major barriers that row crop farmers, consultants and other personnel involved in crop production face when adopting precision agriculture technologies.

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[Technology Corner] Robot Sprayers First to the Field?

One of the critical drivers of widespread adoption of autonomous ag technology will be cost vs. value. Like any new technology, there will be a learning curve and fusion onto the farm will be gradual. Dr. Scott Shearer, ag engineering professor at Ohio State University, doesn’t foresee automation being a wholesale replacement to human oversight on the farm.
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