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[Video] Spring Madness: Precision Specialist Prepares Customers for Planting Season

Go behind the scenes with Chad Baker, co-owner of Baker Precision Planter Works in Orangeville, Ill., as he hits the road for on-farm visits and pre-season maintenance checks. Baker helps a first-generation no-tiller prepare for planting season, and later runs into a couple big challenges with a customer’s new, high-speed, 24-row planter.
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Making Margins as a Precision Paramedic

Talking with both farmers and dealers in different parts of the country, most say it's been a smooth planting season, aside from a few hiccups. Looking at the May 11 crop progress report from the USDA, both corn and soybean planting were well ahead of 2014.
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Relieving Planting Pressure with Farmer Roundtables

Intimate pre-season meetings allow Holland & Sons in Princeton, Ill., to proactively tackle precision problems and connect with customers.
"We've been doing technology meetings for probably 10 years or better, but early on they were more sales-oriented meetings," says Pearson. "Now we do a lot more of the pre-season preparedness routines related to our field mapping program and things like that."
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