One ear of corn. It doesn’t seem like it holds much value. But even though I’m a corn farmer growing around 850 acres of corn, there is a lot of worth in one ear of corn. Let’s do some math. We plant on average 32,000 seeds per acre taking the whole farm in account. 32,000 […]
Posts in this category could be about anything from computers to smartphones, precision ag technology, or just anything people that geek out on agriculture might find interesting.
We use precision ag technology in all of our field operations including planting, tillage, fertilizing, and harvest. Precision agriculture begins with the use of GPS. Our equipment is guided through fields via satellite signals with pinpoint accuracy. The tractors drive themselves in perfectly spaced, repeatable paths across the farm. That is pretty cool on its […]
I’ve been talking about unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for several weeks now, but now I finally have my very own DJI Phantom 2. I’m writing this post on a Saturday, and I’ve had the UAV and related gear in my possession since this past Tuesday. I’ve never been great with RC stuff, and flying is […]
I’ve never seen a cotton field first hand. Not up close and personal anyway. I’ve seen a few from afar while cruising the interstate in Arizona, but that doesn’t really count. Last week I was lucky enough to be in North Carolina attending the AgChat Foundation Conference along with my cotton loving friend Janice Person. […]