Designed and manufactured in Australia by Next Instruments, the CropScan 3000H On Combine Quality Grain Analyzer can be mounted to the grain elevator and uses near infrared technology to measure protein, oil and moisture.
The OSU Extension Office in Fulton County will be holding its 3rd Annual Northwest Ohio Precision Agriculture Technology Day on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Wauseon.
A used combine was sold to the customer that had a 2600 display. The customer wanted to use his brown box mobile processor in the combine instead. Phil Moskal, integrated solutions manager with Mid-State Equipment, explains that it's become a lot easier to adapt older technology or equipment to work together.
Mixing red, green and blue equipment in a precision farming system can create a rainbow of headaches, but Jamie Shenk, operations manager at Beauregard Farms, thinks he has found a good pain reliever: an independent precision farming supplier.
According to a study on precision agriculture conducted by the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers, the American Soybean Assn., Crop-Life America and the National Corn Growers Assn., the environmental benefit of precision ag technology fuel efficiencies is similar to taking 200,000 cars off the road ever year.
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.