May 18, 2015
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What Big Data analytics means for buyers

You’ve heard a lot about how you, as a farmer, can use Big Data analytics to help make better business decisions in your operation. But what about you, as the consumer, the person who does the buying—whether it’s crop inputs for the field or cereal in the grocery store....More
May 14, 2015
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Things I am doing differently this crop year

Instead of using commercial fertilizer last fall I used a mix of compost and lime. I was assured by the person I bought it from that it was the cheapest source of nutrients that I could buy. I told the person who does my spraying to use the cheapest form of atrazine that he can find. Instead of using triple stack hybrids, I planted mostly double stack....More
May 11, 2015
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Thinking autonomous in a new way

Freightliner is the first to license a self-driving commercial truck to operate on a public highway...it still requires a driver in the cab, but on-board systems enhance efficiency, safety and control. The truck pulls together a range of technologies to provide precise control of the machine, even in traffic....More

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