NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology by Trimble

Taylor Truckey

As producers across the country begin to put this year’s crops in the ground, Trimble has launched their NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology that will improve efficiencies throughout the growing season. When approaching the end of a crop row, NextSwath automatically executes a turn pattern that precisely aligns the implement to begin working while minimizing skips and overlaps. This will reduce …

technology, Trimble

Precision.AgWired.com Podcast: The Big Data revolution

Meghan Grebner

“Big Data” is one of the hottest topics at just about any farm meeting.  Some of the questions that surround its use focus on who owns it and how it should be used. Data editor for The Economist Ken Cukier says as technology advances farmers are able to monitor their farms more efficiently and effectively.  But there are questions remains …

Data Collection, Precision Pays Podcast, technology

Precision.AgWired.com: RTK your way

Meghan Grebner

MyWay RTK was launched in the Fall of 2010.  It’s a new RTK system engineered for the specific needs of agriculture – and designed so farmers can work with those most important in making their operation successful.   In this Precision.AgWired.com Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology we take a closer look at a technology neutral solution to help farmers receive their RTK corrections over the …

Precision Pays Podcast, RTK

Precision Farmers Cut Pesticide Use With Seed

Kurt Lawton

While the anti-agriculture activists spout misinformed data about how genetically-modified grains have not boosted yields nor reduced use of fertilizer or chemicals–those of us living and breathing modern precision agriculture know the truth. In my hundreds and hundreds of interviews I’ve done over the years with progressive farmers (in stories that have appeared in Progressive Farmer, Farm Industry News and …

Conservation, Corn, Education, Farmers, Fertilizer, GPS, sustainability