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Precision Planting plans grower conference Jan. 19-22

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Precision Planting plans to hold its annual winter conference for farmers Jan. 19-22. Sessions, which are planned for 28 locations across 15 states, will repeat daily. Social distancing and other health and safety measures for all in-person attendees will follow local local and state guidelines. Three are planned for the South and Mid-South — Amarillo and Denton, Texas, and Starkville, ... Read More »

Industry News For December 2020

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LSU AgCenter names interim specialist Plant pathologist Paul “Trey” Price, an assistant professor based at the Macon Ridge Research Station in Winnsboro, Louisiana, is serving as the LSU AgCenter’s interim cotton, corn and grain sorghum specialist. Price says he often finds inspiration during his farm visits. “It’s really good fuel for imagination and research ideas if you go on farms ... Read More »

Precision Planting launches 2 seed placement technologies

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Precision Planting LLC has introduced two seed placement optimization technologies that provide growers with greater seed placement precision, improved crop emergence and stand uniformity, and increased yield potential —all from the comfort of their tractor cab. The new SmartDepth technology uses a proprietary calibration process to ensure  every row unit is planting at the same depth, removing row-to-row variability, according ... Read More »

TECHNOLOGY ‘SETS PLANTER UP FOR SUCCESS’

• SPONSORED CONTENT •“Our family farm operation grows cotton, yellow and white food corn and alfalfa in the Texas Panhandle. We’ve worked with Precision Planting technology for a while. Every year, we look at the new technology they come out with to see if it will improve the job of planting on our operation to get off to a good ... Read More »

Singulation, Spacing are ‘Close To Perfect’

Make every seed count

• SPONSORED CONTENT • “I’ve used Precision Planting technology since 2005 and initially installed it for planting corn. I was intrigued by the electric vDrive. This year, my corn spacing was spot on, and my average speed was 6.7 mph. It was almost like having two planters out in the field.” “The 20|20 monitor allows me to see what the ... Read More »

Technology, Know-How Change Everything

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Technology is a tool that when paired with know-how can change our lives for the better. Over the past century, technology has revolutionized cotton farming. The list is extensive, but this issue of Cotton Farming talks about a few examples. Joe West, assistant dean, University of Georgia Tifton Campus, has been at this facility his entire career. A centennial celebration ... Read More »

Technology Ups The Game In West Texas

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• SPONSORED CONTENT • “I farm mostly dryland cotton in sandy country. We run three, 16-row planters and have to get consistent seed placement and be super efficient crossing big acres. To accomplish this, I went all in with the Precision Planting system in 2017. The old planters have chains, sprockets and bearings that require a lot of maintenance. “Precision ... Read More »