One thing that has become increasingly clear to many online investors: farmers are key to the process.
‘Farm Profits and Adoption of Precision Agriculture’ is the title of a report released by the USDA Economic Research Service which examines “… adoption rates for three types of precision agriculture (PA) technologies: (1) GPS-based mapping systems (including yield monitors and soil/yield mapping); (2) guidance or auto-steer systems; and (3)[…]Read More »
When CALS alumnus and tobacco grower Brandon Batten needed to streamline his baling process 10 years ago, he designed and built the automation himself. His homemade hydraulic-powered conveyors, scales and overhead chain-pulley system cut a day-long process down to an hour. Read moreRead More »