“The line where the precision ag starts and the tractor stops is extremely gray. It used to be bolting on precision ag hardware, and now it’s part of what the tractor does,” says marketing manager Ryan Jardon.
For model year 2022, John Deere is introducing new 400 series, 600 series and Hagie STS sprayers. “We have a complete offering for all sprayer customers,” Joel Basinger says.
The technology detects a growing plant and selectively sprays a targeted application at 12 mph.
Sam Taylor and Stephen Nicholson, both RaboResearch analysts, say while many would call these emerging technologies ‘disruptive,’ they prefer to think of them as evolutionary elements to agriculture.
This technology has the potential to redefine the application timeframe as well as level of precision of crop input products.
After the acquisition Proagrica plans to continue to operate CDMS as a trusted, independent data source to be used across the industry.
As part of the deal, the company would pay up to $2 billion to support claims and programs covered by the plan.
Gregg Sauder, founder of 360 Yield Center, says the system uses 40% less water then a center pivot and costs half as much as a drip tape irrigation system.
Meristem has been building out its vision for a new way to supply crop inputs, specifically yield enhancement crop additives. Mitch Eviston, CEO and co-founder recently appeared on The Scoop podcast.?