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The value of digital agriculture

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    The value of digital agriculture

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      Measuring Decisions to Increase ROI

      In today’s digital world, data is the primary source of performance advantage yet it’s still the most under-utilized and misunderstood force in farming. If you don’t have access to it, you can’t use it. If you don’t control it, you can’t measure it, develop it over time or build a sound strategy upon it. Farmers Edge offers simplified data management that addresses all areas of crop production that leads to increased profits, optimized productivity and improved efficiency in day-to-day operations. Providing the most connected platform available – FarmCommand – Farmers Edge makes it easy to collect, visualize and understand your data so you can make informed and profitable farm management decisions.

       Explore the examples below to learn about the ROI of using various digital decision support tools from Farmers Edge.

      FarmCommand: Maps

      • Spot problems and identify opportunities with a series of easy-to-read map layers
      • Evaluate the outcome of various field operations
      • Layer maps and compare them side-by-side to review the season and discover new patterns in the field

      Average ROI: $8+/hectare

      Acres Tested: 2.5 MM hectares
      Growing Season: 2018

      FarmCommand: Weather

      • Accurate weather forecast, powered by The Weather Company, an IBM business
      • Access to the complete Farmers Edge weather network for accurate field-to-field weather information
      • Access to Temperature Inversion Monitoring Network to assess Delta-T conditions
      • Professional installation and maintenance

      Average ROI: $3/hectare

      • Optimize inputs
      • Save time
      • Plan field operations

      Acres Tested: 5.2 MM hectares
      Growing Seasons: 2016-2018

      FarmCommand: Predictive Modeling

      N-MANAGER

      • Optimizes nitrogen use to enhance yield and reduce product costs

      CROP GROWTH STAGING

      • Eliminates need to drive to each field to check stages
      • Supports timing and requirements of each field operations

      DISEASE AND PEST MODELING

      • Enhances scouting accuracy
      • Allows to identify thresholds
      • Optimizes inputs (VR vs flat-rate)

      Average ROI: $19/hectare

      Acres Tested: 4.8 MM hectares
      Growing Seasons: 2017-2018

      FarmCommand: Equipment

      • Measures productivity of each operator and piece of equipment
      • Unbiased equipment benchmarks for fuel and overall performance
      • Evaluates the impact speed has on yield for each field operation
      • Supports predicting maintenance and down-time

      Average ROI: $1.85+/hectare

      Acres Tested: 5.2 MM hectares
      Growing Seasons: 2016-2018

      FarmCommand: Analytics

      • Supports seed selection and crop rotation decisions
      • Helps to understand the effect planting dates and inputs have on yield

      Average ROI
      Minimum – $12/hectare
      Maximum – $296/hectare

      Acres Tested: 2.5 MM hectares
      Growing Season: 2018

      Moisture Manager

      • Integrated Soil Moisture Monitoring Service
      • Supports proper irrigation use
      • Identifies the value of using soil moisture probes throughout the season
      • Supports yield forecasting for marketing decisions
      • Supports fertility application planning and timing

      Average ROI
      Irrigation: $22.50/acre
      Input Reduction: $4.80/acre
      Market Capture Gain: $22/acre

      Acres Tested: 171,878 K
      Growing Season: 2018

      N-Manager

      • Optimizes nitrogen use to reduce product costs
      • Enhance yields based on input requirements

      Average ROI: $36.30/acre

      Based on:
      Average Corn Yield – 200 bu/acre
      Nitrogen Savings – 10%
      Yield Increase  5%

      Acres Tested: 663 K
      Growing Seasons: 2016-2018

      Variable Rate Technology

      • Better profitability
      • Higher yields
      • Less lodging
      • More even maturity
      • Optimized input use
      • Improved harvest

      Average ROI: $78.65/hectare

      Acres Tested with Check-strip Applied: 3.8 MM hectares
      Growing Seasons: 2014-2018

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