What’s in Your Crop Scouting Bag?

One of the things I love most about Twitter is impromptu sharing of stories, interests and events between near-strangers. From the mundane, to the hilarious, to the very interesting, Twitter connects those with similar interests and backgrounds, even if geography conspires against you.

At the end of last week, some of my Tweeps (@MartinkaCCC @ShaneAgronomy and @FarmLifeMB) and I (@realag_lyndsey) had a great back and forth about what they carry in their crop scouting bag. Maybe “bag” is the wrong word, as for many this may mean the cab of their truck, but I asked them to lay it all out and take a picture. Here’s what Simon Ellis (@FarmLifeMB) laid out (and added he’d also carry sunscreen, a counting square, an insect guide and a magnifying glass). How does your bag compare? What would you add?


Lyndsey Smith

Lyndsey Smith is a field editor for RealAgriculture. A self-proclaimed agnerd, Lyndsey is passionate about all things farming but is especially thrilled by agronomy and livestock production.


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