Precision farming was in the news on LDNews.com. Here’s an excerpt.
“I know it sounds like you’re spending a lot of money, but when you sit down and put hard numbers to it, it pays for itself in a short amount of time,” Diller said. “Guys who are using it tell you it’s the best money they’ve ever spent.”
Two examples: Planters that are programmed can avoid double planting. And, tractors that have automated steering increase accuracy.
“Some guys will say that’s half the fun of being out there,” Diller said, eliciting some knowing laughs from his audience.