Taking pride in a job well done brings with it a sense of satisfaction and validation that the blood, sweat and tears poured into a task were worth it. In my experience, pride is also born out of passion.
Collaboration is often preached within the precision farming business of a dealership, but not always practiced. Both internal teamwork among employees across departments and cultivation of external partnerships with farm customers combine to create a profitable, productive culture.
The 2018 Precision Farming Dealer Summit draws sold out crowd in January.
February 3, 2018
Prioritizing the people side of a precision business, reinforcing the return in investment approach to selling services and leveraging long-term trust of customers for recurring revenue were building blocks of the third Precision Farming Dealer Summit.
From data platform compatibility, to finding the right precision partner for support, a select group of farmers sat down for a candid conversation to analyze their payback and points of pain with technology.
February 3, 2018
Precision farming tools are a part of many strip-tillers’ systems, and while technology often improves efficiency and productivity, it can also pose adoption challenges.
From understanding the Internet of Things to a postmortem of a notable ag acquisition that didn’t happen, Precision Farming Dealer’s “most viewed” content in 2017 highlighted the top trends and newsworthy moments from the past year.
The rapidly evolving field of ag tech is being driven by a confluence of factors including projections of an increasing world population, limited land resources, automation and sensor densification of agricultural field machinery, connection of this equipment to the internet, remote sensing via unmanned aerial systems and cloud computing.
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.