David Hest writes about precision agriculture, electronics and communications technologies and trends affecting production agriculture.

Posts by David Hest

in Farm Industry News Blog Nov 08, 2010

Reducing risks from GPS glitches

Although GPS and other satellite navigation systems systems are highly reliable, it’s wise to have a backup plan to allow you to keep working if....More
in Farm Industry News Blog Oct 18, 2010

Precision ag as environmental savior

  If you watch this two-minute YouTube clip of the new documentary, Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story, you might get the same....More
in Farm Industry News Blog Oct 11, 2010

Is a drone plane in your future?

  Drone technology that allows the U.S. military to remotely fly airplanes on the other side of the world is now available for the farm. For....More
in Farm Industry News Blog Oct 04, 2010

Farm Works streamlines mobile software lineup

Farm Works has replaced its previous Trac Mate and Site Mate software modules with a new integrated software package called Farm Works Mobile -- and....More