Nearly everyone I have spoken with about the Big Data debate — but not everyone — agrees that farmers “own” the data they develop and compile from their field operations; not simply "control" it, but "own" it.
There was no shortage of innovation at the 2012 Farm Progress Show, held August 28-30 in Boone, Iowa. From precision ag smart phone apps to sprayers never before seen in North America, the new products featured at this year's show were impressive and had attendees talking.
Perfectionism, control issues and getting caught up in the details are all positives in achieving the elusive extra bushel. And equipment manufacturers are delivering the tools to give producers ultimate control at planting.
He reaffirmed management's comments from earlier in the year that talks to purchase Fiat Industrial (FI.MI) — which would have given Daimler control over agricultural machinery maker Case-New Holland (CNH.N) — collapsed above all over the price.
Jay Dahl, Welding/Fabrication-Sales at Calmer Corn Heads, introduces Calmer Corn Heads' 12-Row, 30-Inch corn head and explains the advantages of using the 10-Blade BT Chopper Chopping Roll for combining corn. He also talks about the adjustments they made on the corn head when combining downed corn after the August 2020 wind storms.
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