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User Picture Brian Dougherty
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  • Dubuque, IA

The Hands Free Farm Project and the Future of Autonomous Agriculture

 
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Check out the latest Engineering Your Farm podcast where I chat with Jonathan Gill about the Hands Free Farm Project and the future of autonomous agriculture. 86 acres farmed without anyone ever going into the field! 

 

User Picture Travis Martin
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  • Indiana

Another day, another AgTech raise...

 
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Time to crowdsource any user insights for another fundraising startup, this one with heavy Midwest representation...

Anyone have insights into Intelinair? They're covering 5 million revenue-producing acres already, figured someone might have some experience!

User Picture Cheryl Mitchell
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  • Champaign County, Illinois

Tuesday's Topic: Harvest

 
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Harvest Questions:

  1. What are you doing to get ready?
  2. What concerns are you having?
  3. What are you looking forward to?

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User Picture Brian Dougherty
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  • Dubuque, IA

The buzz about drone uses in agriculture

 
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Catch up on the buzz about using drones for herbicide application, cover crop seeding, mapping and more by listening to our latest podcast episode. 

 

User Picture Paul Carter
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  • Polk County, Iowa

What are benefits of planter downforce technology in maintaining uniform seeding depth?

 
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A previous post on seeding depth gauge planter adjustments prompted a question on value of planter “active downforce pressure” in maintaining uniform seeding depth. There was an observation that when planting into cover crops growers observed an increase in planter row unit do…

User Picture Paul Carter
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  • Polk County, Iowa

Varying corn seed depth on the go?

 
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This ISU video (see link below) on how to  how to quickly check planter depth settings in the shop has me wondering -- this spring, is anyone on the TopYield network using the newly commercially available units to vary corn seeding seeding depth on the go based on the output fro…

User Picture Paul Carter
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  • Polk County, Iowa

Strip length influences combine yield monitor accuracy for on-farm trials

 
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Results from a recent Iowa State University study provide important guidelines for those planning on using combine yield monitors to measure results from on-farm trials.

The study summary indicates that strips across the full length of the field are preferred in most cases to …