17 Inappropriate Uses For An Electric Fence

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Fencing, Humor

The Zareba Systems customer service line has taken some interesting calls over the years. Been asked some very…unique questions and told some rather interesting stories. See, we’ve always thought electric fences were a pretty straightforward product. You want to keep some animals in a certain area? Sure, we can do that! Oh, you need to keep pests and predators away … Read More

11 Myths About Electric Fences

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Farmers, Fencing, Humor

How many times have you heard that simply wearing shoes will prevent you from getting shocked from an electric fence? Well, it’s not the case. These and other myths about electric fences have been debunked by Fi-Shock Animal Containment Systems. As with most myths and urban legends, it’s a lack of understanding that perpetuates these misconceptions. Not understanding how electric … Read More

Precision.AgWired.com for Precision Mazes

Cindy ZimmermanGeneral, GPS, Humor

You know it must be fall when the trees are turning colors, pumpkins are on porches and people are getting lost in corn mazes. Once upon a time, pumpkin farms and fall festivals began developing small, simple mazes from hay bales or corn stalks to entertain families, but the current maze craze of huge, elaborate designs in corn fields is … Read More

Marriage Proposal Thanks To Precision Ag Tools

Kurt LawtonFarmers, GPS, Humor, Tillage

Give credit to farmers and their creativity. Not only are they saving time, input dollars and the environment thanks to the tools of precision agriculture, some growers find ways to use it to enhance their personal lives. Vega, Texas grower Braden Gruhlkey used his John Deere GreenStar GPS-based guidance system to accurately plow the letters of his marriage proposal to … Read More

Precision Auto Steer Works Without Driver

Kurt LawtonFarmers, GPS, Humor, Satellite

Now you knew someone would, sooner or later, put John Deere’s iTEC Pro technology to the test by leaving the cab, as witnessed by this crazy driverless tractor video. Good thing the GPS signal did not drop. And please, don’t try this at home. I’d like to see the rest of the video where the farmer had to run and jump … Read More

Precision Tools: Comic Relief

Kurt LawtonHumor

I’ve always found that daily laughter is just as important as eating right, exercise, family and business success. To this end, we take a break on this Saturday for some levity. I’m sure you can relate to these real life definitions of some ‘precision’ agricultural tools we use… DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal … Read More