Nebraska “Reach for the Stars” Winner

Cindy Zimmerman

Duane Toews of KFRM, the “Voice of the Plains” in Clay Center, Kansas has been keeping in touch with Todd Swanson of Wahoo, Nebraska who was one of the John Deere/American Soybean Association Reach for the Stars contest winners. Duane sent in two reports with Todd about how the precision ag technology package he is getting to try out for …

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Illinois “Reach for the Stars” Winner

Cindy Zimmerman

Brownfield Network had a couple of “Reach for the Stars” winners in their coverage area, which includes Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Iowa, and Wisconsin. In this interview, Brownfield reporter Dave Russell interviews Ted Vinson of Fithian, Illinois who was one of the lucky winners in the promotion by John Deere and the American Soybean Association that allows him to use …

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“Reach for the Stars” Winner Interview on Brownfield Network

Cindy Zimmerman

Dave Russell with Brownfield Network visited with John Deere/American Soybean Association (ASA) Reach for the Stars contest winner Neal Kuhn of Manilla, Indiana. Neal told Dave that his new precision ag system really surprised him. “It’s done things beyond my expectations,” he said. “I’ve never had anything like this.” Neal was one of 15 winners who have the opportunity to …

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MN “Reach for the Stars” Winner Update

Cindy Zimmerman

Linda Brekke of Linder Farm Network recently caught up with one of the John Deere/American Soybean Association (ASA) Reach for the Stars contest winners. Pete Kramer of Gibbon, Minnesota talks about the advantages of using his John Deere AutoTrac System. Listen here to Linda’s interview with Pete here: Pete Kramer (2 min mp3) Stay tuned to Precision.AgWired.com for more interviews …

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SD Reach for the Stars Winner

Cindy Zimmerman

Lyle Romaine with American Ag Network recently talked with one of the John Deere/American Soybean Association (ASA) Reach for the Stars contest winners. Colin Dutenhoffer of Aberdeen, S.D. says he is impressed with John Deere’s AutoTrac System. “I’m able to set a line in my field, punch a button, tell it I want to go from this end to that …

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iTEC Pro Video

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere’s iTEC Pro (intelligent Total Equipment Control) is a completely automated system that can be used on 8030 Series Wheel Tractors with integrated AutoTrac. The system not only guides the tractor precisely through the field, but also automates implement controls, ground speed, and end turns at headland and interior boundaries. Check out the YouTube video to see and hear …

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Farm Industry News Promotes Precision.AgWired.com

Cindy Zimmerman

Farm Industry News has produced a special e-newsletter that features articles about some of the latest precision agriculture technology. The newsletter is designed to deliver timely educational information about tools and methods that can help growers profit from precision farming and first-hand grower experience with tools/services and the profit they achieve. Each issue will include two articles for each grower …

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The Precision Ag Minute

Cindy Zimmerman

This Precision Ag Minute is about how John Deere’s Green Star 2 AutoTrac System provides more control with less effort. Peter Shinn with Brownfield Network talked to Delbert Armstrong, Jr., of North Carolina about how AutoTrac helps him stay on the tractor more hours each day. “It’ll pay for itself time and time again,” he says. You can listen to …

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