Read the Growth Points columns written by K. Elliott Nowels and the latest news related to precision agriculture topics.

Growth Points: Looking at foundational data

08/13/2014 7:00:00 AM

That big house looks really nice, but what about that sandy hillside it’s built on? Likewise, increased accuracy is bringing big, new possibilities in varying seed population and variety, but is your big data firm enough to support those decisions?

Shannon Gomes, a soil scientist and crop consultant, helped map Iowa soils in the 80s before GPS was used, so he understands the inherent resolution problems with those early maps. He now operates Cedar Basin Crop Consulting near Decorah, Iowa—

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Growth Points: In defense of water

08/06/2014 1:09:44 PM

Sometimes the best defense is a good offense. And using the tools and technology of precision agriculture... Read more.

Growth Points: The meaning of accuracy

07/15/2014 7:00:00 AM

Accuracy is very important to precision agriculture, of course, but I think what it means may be changing.... Read more.

Growth Points: Precision between your ears

07/07/2014 11:30:00 AM

Precision crop producers and those who serve them are always looking for ways to gain another five,... Read more.

Growth Points: Using water well

06/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

Adopting new technology in the High Plains is similar to a journey. The journey forward brings a different... Read more.

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Precision Ag Industry News

WinField introduces Answer Tech and Data Silo

08/20/2014 7:15:00 AM

WinField continues to strengthen its agricultural technology leadership capabilities with solutions aimed at enabling retailers... Read more.

Easy Leaf Area software calculates leaf area from digital images

08/20/2014 7:00:00 AM

Leaf measurements are often critical in plant physiological and ecological studies, but traditional... Read more.

Ohio’s largest Deere dealer to sell precision drone products

08/19/2014 7:20:00 AM

J D Equipment, the largest John Deere dealership group in Ohio, has entered into an agreement with... Read more.

AEM members discuss ag big data

08/11/2014 10:45:00 AM
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