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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...

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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...

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Re-evaluating Zone Sampling

By Ben Johnson, Farmers Edge Digital Ag Lead A lot has changed since I wrote this article on sensor-based soil sampling 2 1/2 years ago. First, I acknowledged that sensor-based soil testing is quite a way off from being widely adopted. Taking physical soil samples are...

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‘Datify’ Your Decisions with Benchmarking

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead October signals two things for farmers: Analyzing the past year’s harvest and planning for next year’s seeding. As we get later into harvest and finishing harvest, it presents an excellent time for reflection on what worked or...

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7 Tips to Avoid Soil Compaction During Harvest

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist With farmers anxious to get the remaining crops in the bins – regardless of field conditions, there will be hundreds of combines heading to the fields over the next couple of weeks. This opens us up to a couple of soil...

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Predicting the Future, Today with Yield Prediction

By: Scott Speck, Regional Digital Ag Lead  Have you ever wished you knew the outcome of a car race as it was happening? As the driver, how would knowing what was coming up ahead halfway through the race change your decisions throughout the race? As harvest begins,...

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Power Your Harvest

When harvest hits, it’s go time. Every decision becomes laser-focused on getting the crop out of the ground at the right time to maximize your return on investment. But how do you know you’re getting the most ROI possible? You can’t manage what you don’t measure, but...

read more

Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

As an increasing number of growers seek cost-effective solutions to optimize crop production, dealerships are expanding services and cultivating strategic new revenue streams. A connected-farm strategy is the new holy grail. By offering modern digital solutions that...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 5: Nitrogen

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist This last post of this Back to Basics Soil Fertility series focuses on Nitrogen (N). This is by far the most important, the most complicated, the most controversial and possibly the least understood nutrient commonly used by...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 4: Sulphur

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist For part four of Back to Basics Soil Fertility focus on the “secondary” nutrient: Sulphur.  For much of the world and up until the 1980’s, Sulphur (S) or (Sulfur for those of you south of the 49th parallel) has been considered...

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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...

read more

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...

read more

Farming in 4-D: Hindsight, Insight, Foresight and Integration

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead The digital evolution within the ag industry has been constant over the last decade and continually evolving; however, it doesn’t come without its challenges. Digital ag and ag tech aren’t always easy to adopt. As of today,...

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Re-evaluating Zone Sampling

By Ben Johnson, Farmers Edge Digital Ag Lead A lot has changed since I wrote this article on sensor-based soil sampling 2 1/2 years ago. First, I acknowledged that sensor-based soil testing is quite a way off from being widely adopted. Taking physical soil samples are...

read more

‘Datify’ Your Decisions with Benchmarking

By Shane Thomas, Global Digital Ag Lead October signals two things for farmers: Analyzing the past year’s harvest and planning for next year’s seeding. As we get later into harvest and finishing harvest, it presents an excellent time for reflection on what worked or...

read more

7 Tips to Avoid Soil Compaction During Harvest

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist With farmers anxious to get the remaining crops in the bins – regardless of field conditions, there will be hundreds of combines heading to the fields over the next couple of weeks. This opens us up to a couple of soil...

read more

Predicting the Future, Today with Yield Prediction

By: Scott Speck, Regional Digital Ag Lead  Have you ever wished you knew the outcome of a car race as it was happening? As the driver, how would knowing what was coming up ahead halfway through the race change your decisions throughout the race? As harvest begins,...

read more

Power Your Harvest

When harvest hits, it’s go time. Every decision becomes laser-focused on getting the crop out of the ground at the right time to maximize your return on investment. But how do you know you’re getting the most ROI possible? You can’t manage what you don’t measure, but...

read more

Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

As an increasing number of growers seek cost-effective solutions to optimize crop production, dealerships are expanding services and cultivating strategic new revenue streams. A connected-farm strategy is the new holy grail. By offering modern digital solutions that...

read more