Crop Scouting – Using All Your Precision Ag Data

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Insights WeeklyThe evolution of precision ag has impacted how growers and ag professionals accomplish many tasks. We’ve seen in-field crop scouting evolve from a notepad and pencil, to a GPS enabled tablet/mobile device to simply record crop and pest observations. Is it adequate for you to just document observations? Want to precisely navigate to each hybrid planted? Want to navigate to particular treatment zones? Need to navigate to an area that you’ve been struggling with in previous years?

Being able to reference valuable precision ag data from multiple field operations and years is critical to know where and how to scout. This reference information, along with recorded observations, will help you better comprehend the right management decisions to maximize your operations profitability.

Luke James, Ag Leader Software Sales Manager, says growers can record all their scouting observations, crop growth status, etc., then use those records to write a targeted prescription or have it to reference at a later date.

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James also says it’s real-time data referencing.

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James explains how SMS Mobile will save growers time, help them be more efficient, and add money to your bottom line.

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The SMS Mobile Software provides you with the flexibility of displaying multiple reference maps at once while crop scouting. SMS desktop software users can export nearly everything in their software, including data from different brands of equipment to SMS Mobile for in-field viewing.

Interested in learning more about SMS Mobile? Please visit our website to learn more, sign up for a free introduction to SMS Mobile webinar, download a free trial version of SMS Mobile or contact us at 515-232-5363 or or reach out to a local Ag Leader Dealer.

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