Most farmers know which crops are their best money makers. Naming your most productive field is likely pretty easy, too. But do you know how profitable each field or area of a field is? If you could create a profit map by field zone, would it change the way you farm? You likely would, and, what’s more, the capability to do just that exists through the Agri-Data Solution.
On this stop of the Dow AgroSciences’ TechTour, Shaun Haney chats with Chris Paterson, with Agri-Data Solution, on what exactly cloud data management is for the farm and how it goes far beyond recording production applications. Cloud data management may sound a bit strange, but it essentially means that any data you enter or store from any device is saved and accessed in one location — if one piece of equipment malfunctions, you don’t lose the data stored there, nor do you have to access several devices to piece together the information.
See more of the TechTour here! (There’s a contest!)
In the interview below, Paterson explains how measuring and managing field activities, plus inventories and grain contracts translates to not just field profitability maps, but also to a set of financial records that can be not just a benefit to your farm management, but also act as a valuable tool when meeting with your lender.
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