How Technology has changed Agriculture

Posted by Brenton Rossman on 6/11/20 10:15 AM
A legacy for generations in the Rossman Family

There are no right or wrong answers to the title of this blog, How Technology has changed agriculture, instead there are too many to write about. Technology is supposed to make our lives easier and our work more efficient.  Depending on your age (generation) your answers to this question will differ.  I decided to ask my dad and grandpa what technologies have had the most impact on their farming careers.  

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Topics: Ag technology, data driven decisions

Using DataView to Improve Crop Scouting

Posted by Ruth Blomquist on 6/5/20 7:30 AM
A look at Emergence in West Central Iowa

With planting finished up and warm weather finally here, crop scouting can provide valuable information about crop conditions and give early indications about issues that may impact final yield. The DataView app is a great tool to help make scouting easier and more efficient. 

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Topics: Ag technology

Premier Crop Announces New President and CEO

Posted by Dan Frieberg on 11/8/19 8:00 AM

Premier Crop Systems is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has appointed Darren Fehr as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Fehr previously held the position of Director, Sales & Marketing with Premier Crop Systems and will succeed Dan Frieberg. As Dan transitions toward retirement, he will remain actively engaged in the company as Vice President, Technical Services.

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Topics: Ag technology

THREE Ways to Determine Field Profitability Using Your Technology {Pt. 3}

Posted by Molly Haub on 4/2/19 8:04 AM

This is a three part series focusing on ways to determine your field profitability using your technology. We will post the series over the course of two months. If you don't want to wait, you can get the full series here.

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Topics: Farm technology, data analytics, Precision ag, Ag technology, management zones, cost per bushel, learning blocks

THREE Ways to Determine Field Profitability Using Your Technology {Pt. 2}

Posted by Molly Haub on 3/19/19 8:07 AM

This is a three part series focusing on ways to determine your field profitability using your technology. We will post the series over the course of two months. If you don't want to wait, you can get the full series here.

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Topics: Farm technology, data analytics, Precision ag, Ag technology, management zones, cost per bushel, learning blocks

THREE Ways to Determine Field Profitability Using Your Technology {Pt. 1}

Posted by Molly Haub on 3/5/19 8:04 AM

This is a three part series focusing on ways to determine your field profitability using your technology. We will post the series over the course of two months. If you don't want to wait, you can get the full series here.

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Topics: Farm technology, data analytics, Precision ag, Ag technology, management zones, cost per bushel, learning blocks

AgProfessional Podcast Featuring Premier Crop's Molly Haub

Posted by Molly Haub on 2/14/19 3:04 PM

Molly Haub, @molly_barnhart,  of Premier Crop Systems talks about how growers can use their technology to work for them by putting numbers along side their data so you can get the best ROI. 

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Topics: Farm technology, Precision ag, Ag technology, cost per bushel

Remove the Guessing and Make Data Driven Decisions

Posted by Laura Kelley on 2/12/19 8:15 AM

As farmers face another year with challenging markets and high inputs, we as agronomic advisors continue to work with our clients in order to find where we can remove some of the guessing when it comes to the decision-making process of planning another season. It comes as no surprise to anyone that is involved in Agriculture that many areas saw higher than normal precipitation in 2018.

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Topics: Farming, data analytics, Precision ag, Ag technology, management zones, cost per bushel

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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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