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VIDEO: Farming Gets Precise

May 31, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

As farm fields get larger acreage, modern technology has played a dominant role in maximizing efficiency. Precision technology using satalite guidence, variable rate metrics, and auto-steering allows farmers to adjust equipment to field elevation and soil chemistry. Growers can maximize yield and environmental efficiency by fields under two inches of acuracy to cut down on wasted seed, fertilizer, and pesticide.

 

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