Dan Frieberg

Dan Frieberg
President, Dan Frieberg, grew up on a farm in Iowa & graduated from Iowa State University. His career includes wholesale fertilizer sales, retail management, serving as CEO of the Iowa Fertilizer & Chemical Association & later the Agribusiness Association of Iowa & business consulting. Dan loves Diet Pepsi & has a good hair day, everyday.
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Yield Efficiency as a New Measurement of Profitability

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 9/3/20 10:15 AM

"Yield efficiency is about tying
agronomics and economics together.
It's perfect timing for the market
because things are so tight at the farm gate."

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Topics: yield efficiency

Creating a Farm Plan Matters

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 8/27/20 10:15 AM

"Squeezing every possible bushel and dollar out of every acre is critical. You have to create a farm plan to manage areas of your fields. It will produce a dramatically different productivity potential than those who don't create a plan."

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Topics: Farm Plan

The benefits of a farm plan

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 8/11/20 10:15 AM

"The idea is to create a farm plan so the plant never has a bad day.
From start to finish, execute a farm plan,
and you will maximize yield and yield efficiency."

DARREN FEHR: The point is, to be responsible and to plan appropriately, it takes a lot of effort. And I think that's the theme for this podcast: it isn't easy to plan ahead for some of these things. For you to be successful, it isn't easy, and it takes some time. With all that being said, Dan, what are some of the key principles here to plan effectively, prior to purchasing products and prior to getting into the production cycle? 

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Topics: farm analytics

You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 7/23/20 8:15 AM

 

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Topics: yield efficiency

Leveraging Big Data

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 7/14/20 1:35 PM

In our latest Premier Podcast:
"The more data you get,
the more it lets you break it apart
into more meaningful insights."
- Dan Frieberg

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Topics: Big Data

Change and Innovation in the Middle of a Crisis

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 6/30/20 8:15 AM

Darren Fehr and Dan Frieberg talk about
how change and innovation
can be created through a crisis
in our latest podcast.

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Topics: economics

The value of precision ag during tight economic times

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 4/16/20 8:15 AM

"At the end of the day, one of the things I hope comes out of this, is a new appreciation for what agriculture does, and what the food industry and all of us are about, just the totality of what agriculture does for the American consumer and for the world."

- Dan Frieberg

In this Premier Podcast, where everything agronomic is economic. We invite you to listen to Aaron Seifert, Business Development Manager in the West, and Dan Frieberg, Co-founder of Premier Crop Systems and VP of Technical Services, discuss the value of precision agriculture during tight economic times.

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Topics: Precision ag

Measure financial impacts of agronomic decisions

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 3/27/20 8:15 AM

In farming and a pandemic – having the right denominator matters

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Topics: data driven decisions, seed selection, yield efficiency

Share Your Farm Data?

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 2/27/20 8:10 AM

It’s hard to avoid hearing about the promise of “big data.” Thanks to Edward Snowden’s revelations, it is also easy to spin conspiracy theories. There are many big-data analytics examples cited, such as Amazon and Netflix. They suggest books and movies we may enjoy based on what we have “liked” in the past or what other people who seem similar to us like. Google, the National Security Agency and others evidentially collect data bout what we search, what and whom we email, and much more.

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Topics: data analytics, group data, benchmarking

Real Agronomic Complexity

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 2/11/20 8:10 AM

Several years ago, I had customers tell me we could grow our company a lot faster if we had something like their planter monitor that flashed the dollars being lost from poor singulation. We needed something visual on a display, changing as growers moved across their fields to get their attention. Something cool.

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Topics: data analytics

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Premier Crop Systems, based out of Des Moines, IA, started in 1999 to deliver better agronomic decisions through data analysis that lead to higher yields, increased profits and more sustainable practices for customers. 

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