Among your precision specialists, who has the most credibility with growers when it comes to data and technology? Eric Mensen, integrated solutions specialist at Van Wall Equipment in Story City and Nevada, Iowa, says older growers often trust the youngest precision specialists immediately when it comes to technology.
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Montana State University hosted a precision agriculture bootcamp for nearly 30 agriculture students. The week-long event consisted of classroom sessions, lectures, keynote speakers, field work and hands-on experiences, including flying drones.
The long-term partnership will help growers make more informed management decisions with improved field imagery, crop health monitoring and change detection technology to support the ServiTech Bridge platform.
By the end of 2021, the companies will integrate their digital platforms to provide their growers and dealer networks with a first-of-its-kind, fully connected crop management solution. The expanded partnership will also focus on a collaboration in data science, machine learning, and AI-driven analytics to deliver highly precise water-based insights and predictive models.
The precision farming business is aggressively focused on the future — whether its product development and deployment, analytical application of collected field data or conceptual brainstorming of the next breakthrough.
Farmwave founder and CEO Craig Ganssle says there’s been a lot of “over-promise and under-deliver” in ag technology. But that hasn’t been the case with his company’s autonomous harvest loss technology, and he has the results to prove it. The multi-camera system counts grain loss in real time and customers who use it are seeing an increase of 3-8 bushels per acre in corn and soybeans.
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.