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Developments in Site-Specific Management & VR Sprayers

The “precision placement of chemicals” and “consistent application within a targeted coverage” area that Ken Giles spoke of 5 years ago is a reality today, and is often referred to as “site-specific management” or, in some cases, “variable-rate application."
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Full-Time Dealer Agronomists: Western Sales’ ‘Eureka’ Moment

This innovator shares this Deere dealership’s reasons for entering agronomy in 2010 (today with 6 ‘in-house’ agronomists) and their trademarked services for data management, field zoning, prescriptions and scouting.
The reason we got into agronomic services 6 years ago was after a good equipment customer of ours made the decision to get into an air drill with variable-rate seeding capability. He’d gone to an independent agronomist who developed a seeding prescription with both a nutrient and seed variation. When that farmer took that prescription, got into the cab and plugged it in as he was told to do, it didn’t work.
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USDA Study Examines Adoption Of Precision Farming Technologies

With input costs increasing, farmers are always looking for ways to be more efficient in the use of inputs. In recent years, increased efficiency has been made possible through the adoption of modern precision technologies that use information gathered during field operations to calibrate the application of seed, fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides.
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