Pre-Planting Soil Health Update

Pre-Planting Soil Health Update

By: Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist The term soil health seems to have become a buzz word. You only had to walk down the aisles at the recent ag tradeshows to observe the promotion of many products promoted as promoting soil health. Often these products are...
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Agronomists

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Agronomists

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead The demand for agronomists in the agriculture industry is growing every single day. Producing profitable crops while minimizing a farmers risk and benefitting their operation in the long term is getting more and more complex...
Digital Agriculture and the Evolution of Farm Insurance

Digital Agriculture and the Evolution of Farm Insurance

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead Digital agriculture is revolutionizing the ag industry from the ground up; there are new tools to help optimize yields, manage time and produce better outcomes and profitability for farmers all over North America. Farmers Edge...
What do Farmers Edge and The Terminator Have in Common?

What do Farmers Edge and The Terminator Have in Common?

By: Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag lead The association many of us make with artificial intelligence (AI) is Terminator. This popular 1984 movie had Arnold Schwarzenegger going back in time to tackle an AI machine from taking over the world. Packed with action, the...
What I Learned from the 2019 Crop Year

What I Learned from the 2019 Crop Year

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist Now is the time to reflect on the season that just wrapped up and try and take some lessons from what we did and what happened.  Here are a few observations that I made. Planting Planting wheat early, followed by three weeks...