Know-how for Crop Stand Counts
It’s time in your Farm of the Future Report. I’m Tim Hammerich.
After we take into consideration ag expertise, we frequently take into consideration instruments that growers can use. However among the most helpful applied sciences are usually not constructed for the farmer, however for an area skilled that farmers depend on for recommendation. Matt Larson is a kind of advisors. He’s the Agronomy Gross sales Supervisor for CHS in Holdredge, Nebraska. He’s began utilizing FieldAgent by Sentera to assist his farmer clients make higher selections.
Larson… “My salespeople would exit and we might go to each grower’s quarter and we might do 4 or 5 yield checks. We might drive the sector with our four-wheeler, we might go on the market with a tape measure and do stand counts and ensure that issues are the way in which they must be, the merchandise that we promote them are working. Quick ahead to at the moment. The primary a part of FieldAgent is it’s a drone-driven system that takes imagery and brings that information again to a platform that may truly inform us what the stand counts are in a discipline.”
This offers Larson and his workforce extra detailed details about methods to handle the crop whereas saving them time.
Larson… “We’re spending much less time guessing and bringing them 5 factors. And extra time bringing them not solely a map that exhibits them what their stand counts are all through the farm, however then additionally the place are the difficulty spots if there are any and options and if a discipline is flown at 10:00 AM, I may legitimately go on the market and true these up and have that dialog with that grower by midday.”
Larson says the expertise additionally gives him with tassel counts.