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 …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Broadcast Reports, General, Media Room, Reach for the Stars

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 …

Equipment, General, Media Room, Precision in Practice, Video

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 …

Education, Equipment, Farm Industry News E-newsletter, General

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 …

Audio, Education, Equipment, General, Precision Ag Minute

Guidance made easy.

Melissa Sandfort

Thinking about GPS? Wanting hands-free ease of operations? Check out AutoTrac – the mobile solution that functions on many different vehicles, with all levels of accuracy, and year-round. What’s more, youhave the opportunity to increase the productivity of your older equipment and even non-“green” equipment by incorporating AutoTrac into your operation. It’s both accurate and reliable, with unsurpassed quality and …

Equipment, General

Brownfield Precision Ag Reports

Cindy Zimmerman

Brownfield Network has been airing some good reports lately on precision agriculture. Veteran farm broadcaster Dave Russell with Brownfield’s Indiana headquarters shared these reports with us. Dave did an in-depth interview with Jeff Kaiser of John Deere Agri Services about OptiGro at the recent National Farm Machinery Show. Russell interview with Jeff (4:30 min mp3) Dave also talked with Ron …

Audio, Equipment, Farm Broadcast Reports, General

The Precision Ag Minute

Cindy Zimmerman

This Precision Ag Minute is about John Deere’s RTK System, which is compatible with any GreenStar™ AutoTrac™ system and takes GreenStar guidance products to the next level of accuracy and repeatability by building on the existing StarFire™ receiver. Peter Shinn with Brownfield Network talked to Steve Hafner of Minnesota who says the RTK system has a level of control that …

Audio, Equipment, General, Precision Ag Minute

Precision Ag Reports

Cindy Zimmerman

We continue to receive reports from farm broadcasters about precision agriculture. Our latest reports come from Duane Toews of KFRM, the “Voice of the Plains” in Clay Center, Kansas. Duane interviewed Kyle Collins of John Deere Ag Management Solutions at Commodity Classic. Duane Interview with Kyle (3:30 min mp3) Duane also talked with Jeff Kaiser of John Deere Agri Services …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Equipment, Farm Broadcast Reports, General