Category: AgExpo 11

AgExpo2011 – Outback GPS Talks About the Benefits of Autosteer

GPS has become  a major component of in-tractor technology.  For many of the applications of GPS, once you have them you sometimes wonder how you did certain things before hand.  Auto-steer is one of those GPS applications that has received lots of marketing and as time moves on more and more farmers are experiencing the… Read more »

AgExpo2011 – The Opportunity of Variable Rate Irrigation

Precision agriculture has become a much more popular production management on many farms in Canada.  One of the newer precision technologies in the marketplace is precision irrigation.  The idea is very similar to other variable rate technologies which allow for the prescription applications of inputs.  In this case its about applying water to your crop… Read more »

AgExpo2011 – Farmers Are Still Trying to Make Seeding Decisions – Ron Brand

  Since early October canola has been the story for many Western Canadian farmers. In the fall some farmers were talking about seeding their whole farm to canola in total disregard for rotations in the quest to maximize profit. Talk of 20-22 million acres of canola was very popular speculation. Turn the clock forward to… Read more »