Precision Pays Podcast: Technology Meets Dirt Road

Meghan GrebnerAg Leader, Precision Pays Podcast, technology

 Ag Leader Technology launched their Technology Meets Dirt Road Tour in June.  Michael Vos, dealer development manager for Ag Leader Technology, says growers had the opportunity to get their hands on the equipment during the field demonstrations after they heard about it from the experts. In this Precision Pays Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll learn more about the what growers took home … Read More

Precision Pays Podcast: Why biotechnology is the answer

Meghan GrebnerEducation, GMO, Precision Pays Podcast, sustainability, technology, World Food

Global food security is a huge concern. But what is the answer to feeding that growing population?  During the American Seed Trade Association’s annual meeting in June, World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, professor of plant breeding at Purdue, told attendees that biotechnology is part of that solution to feeding a hungry world. In this Precision Pays Podcast, sponsored … Read More

Precision Pays Podcast: Protecting your grain

Meghan GrebnerCorn, Precision Pays Podcast, Soybeans, technology

When I think about the importance of using technology in agriculture today, the systems used for planting, harvesting, and even crop scouting are some of the first things that come to mind.  But what about after you’ve planted and harvested that crop and you have it stored on your farm? In this Precision Pays Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll … Read More Podcast: The Great American Wheat Harvest

Meghan GrebnerFarmers, Harvesting, Precision Pays Podcast, wheat

Custom harvesters are big users of precision technologies.  A recently released documentary follows several custom harvesters and shows how wheat makes it from the field to the bread on your dinner table. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll get an update from director Conrad Weaver on The Great American Wheat Harvest and thoughts from the stars of the movie as well. … Read More Podcast: Know your soils

Meghan GrebnerAg Leader, Precision Pays Podcast, Soil Sampling, technology, yields

Knowing your soils could be the difference between an average crop and a bumper crop.  Neal Kinsey,  a soil fertility specialist from Charleston, Missouri says sometimes the problem isn’t that there aren’t enough nutrients – but there are too many.  And that could restrict a crop’s yield. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll take a look at … Read More Podcast: Looking ahead to 2014

Meghan GrebnerAg Leader, Farmers, Financing, Precision Pays Podcast

As we head into 2014 all indications show that farmers won’t see the record high prices they’ve been experiencing in recent years. David Lynn, senior vice-president of financial services for Farm Credit Mid-America says that will change how farmers plan for the coming years. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll take a look at what could be … Read More Podcast: A new driver for demand

Meghan GrebnerPrecision Pays Podcast, Research, Scouting, sustainability, technology, yields

For the first time in history – income will have a greater influence on food security than population.  During the Taming Agricultural Risks meeting at the Chicago Federal Reserve, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Dr. Mike Boehlje said growth in terms of incomes is critical to the long-term growth of agriculture. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll take … Read More

Precision.AgWired Podcast: Why technology is a good thing

Meghan GrebnerFarmers, livestock, Precision Pays Podcast, technology, USFRA

Big farms or small farms?  Does using technology in agriculture mean its bad?  These are just some of the questions consumers are trying to find answers to when it comes to agriculture and food production. During the recent Food Dialogues event in Boston, there were a lot of different types of farming operations represented – but the one common theme that came … Read More