As a Van Wall Equipment agronomist working with about 15 farmer customers, Todd Farver says one of the most rewarding parts of the job is when growers get a full grasp of the bottom-line impact of a well-executed precision ag strategy. Read More
When deciding how to craft and implement a precision farming service plan, dealers also need to figure out how much to charge. Rarely is pricing a “set it and forget it” task because dealers are typically revising, updating or altering the scope of services in an annual plan. Read More
Capturing red, green, blue, near-infrared and red-edge spectral bands, data from the sensor can be used to generate true color composites, basic crop health indexes and advanced analytical tools like flower identification and weed detection. Read More
While there is still a mix of optimism and skepticism surrounding the overall farm economy, one bright spot could be the precision farming segment. Respondents to the recently released 11th annual No-Till Farmer Operational Benchmark Study, forecast increased adoption of 11 different precision technologies in 2019, compared to last year.
The biggest mover in the study is variable-rate fertilizing, up more than 10% from 2018, followed by use of satellite aerial imagery, up more than 9% year-over-year.
Learn actionable sales strategies from the most influential “Dealership Minds” in the industry — of every color, size and experiences — during this one-of-a-kind event July 30-31 in Peoria, IL. You’ll discover leading dealer-to-dealer sales strategies during this 2-day networking and idea sharing event.
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.