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Precision Farming Dealer is the dealer’s source for precision farming technologies and their application. Dedicated to best practices for selling, servicing and supporting precision farming and the equipment that relies on precision technology.

Best of the Web This Week

Precision Farming Dealer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at various aspects of our great agricultural industry. Here is our favorite content from the past week.

Best of the Web This Week is brought to you by Salford Group.

Salford Group

At Salford Group, we have range - in our product lineup and when it comes time to apply. As global leaders with the widest range of spinner spreaders and air boom applicators in the industry, we’ve got you covered. Salford’s BBI and Valmar applicators are proven over millions of acres and range from simple, durable fleet spreaders to precision, variable rate machines engineered for high acreage, custom application. Backed by over 400 application-specific dealers, eight North American parts distribution centers and revered in-field application support, we’re the partners you need to make your business as productive as possible.

Bridging the Gap

Agri-Trend logoBridging the Gap is a series of articles and webinars that tracks the inception, implementation and progress of several farm equipment dealerships' investment in agronomic and data management services. It is brought to you by AGRI-TREND.

AGRI-TREND, a division of Trimble, is a precision agronomy leader that supports dealers as they move toward offering a complete precision ag service.

ID That Connector

From 1985-2015, John Dignan served as the owner/operator of Agri-Tech, a company specializing in agricultural electronic solutions. Starting in 1995, the company focus shifted toward precision farming with an emphasis on providing complete electronic solutions for co-ops and dealers. In 2014, he founded Ag-Tester, a company that builds testing tools for field technicians. In this series of articles, Dignan discusses some of the common connectors a precision specialist might run into.

Planning for a Successful Customer Service Strategy in 2020

In this limited podcast series, AgriSync interviews six experts to discuss different elements of customer support in order to help ag advisors plan for the customer service strategy in 2020. Listeners will gain insights on how to elevate their customer support strategy to become more planned, effective, and profitable. Each of the podcasts will dive into a customer support component, breaking it down with the expert, helping to find tangible ways to implement it into the listeners strategy. To ask questions ahead of time, email the host, Michael Kremer, at

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Precision Ag - What's under the ISOBUS hood?

The Precision Ag - What's under the ISOBUS hood? series is brought to you by the AEF.

The AEF Mission — The development and support for the implementation of generally accepted standards for electric and electronic interfaces as well as standards for data exchange for the agricultural machinery industry. The AEF is providing a framework for the cooperation of all interested parties under the leadership of the core members whilst maintaining competition amongst all members. The AEF supports standardization organizations such as the International Standards Organization (ISO)

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Technically Speaking

Trimble logoPrecision Farming Dealer’s series “Technically Speaking” is brought to you by Trimble Agriculture. This monthly article features insight, advice and observations from precision farming experts on a variety of trending and topical dealer-focused topics.

Top Roundtable Takeaways from Precision Farming Dealer Summits

A Precision Farming Dealer Staff Report

Face-to-face roundtable discussions are always among the highlights of the Precision Farming Dealer Summit. The intimate sessions allow for dealer-to-dealer interaction and opportunities to ask questions, discuss challenges and share solutions to pressing precision problems.

The Precision Farming Dealer editorial staff sat in on these engaging discussions and brought back the top takeaways and insights from dealers on topics including the practical use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, successful approaches for selling used hardware and tips for finding the next generation of precision hire.

Turning Information Into Profit: Ag Innovation Under the METOS Brand

The Turning Information Into Profit: Ag Innovation Under the METOS Brand series is brought to you by Pessl Instruments.

For more than 30 years, Pessl Instruments has been offering tools for informed decision-making. A complete range of wireless, solar-powered monitoring systems under the iMETOS® brand and an online platform FieldClimate are applicable in all climate zones and can be used in various industries and for various purposes – from agriculture to research, hydrology, meteorology, flood warning and more. The iMETOS® brand lasts longer, performs better, is easier to use and offers the lowest total cost of ownership.

Interested in learning more about Pessl Instruments and their IoT suite of crop monitoring systems under iMETOS brand? Join Guy Ash and Marcos Bengolea from Pessl Instruments for this FREE digital demonstration that will explore how to make money with AG-Tech Tools and Services by Pessl Instruments.

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Understanding Farm Connectivity and IoT with RealmFive

This content is brought to you by RealmFive.

RealmFive is changing the way customers interact with agricultural technology in areas including agronomy, inventory, irrigation, livestock, and machinery. Using highly improved long-range radio technology and easy-to-deploy devices RealmFive’s Connectivity Platform enables remote monitoring, control, and data-driven decision-making. The RealmFive Connection Platform is modular and flexible, allowing for simple third-party integration into the platform and a robust API to other digital farming platforms. With an expanding portfolio of applications including soil moisture, weather, irrigation monitoring, and state monitoring, RealmFive is bringing sensor-to-cloud solutions to agriculture.

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What Farmers Want From You

Precision Farming Dealer's What Farmers Want From You is a regular feature which profiles the scope of precision farming tools individual farmers are using on their operation, along with the frustrations that can occur with adopting new technology and how dealers can alleviate those "points of pain" for farm customers.

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