Precision Planting says it wants to create a new product category with its CornerStone planting system. “CornerStone really is everything but the planter bar,” says Caleb Schleder, Precision Planting’s director of technical services and support. At the Commodity Classic earlier this month in Houston, Texas, he shared how the company set out to build a… Read More

Precision Planting made its first venture into the sprayer technology market in North America in 2022 when it unveiled several products focused on improving sprayer operation and data collection. Fast forward to 2024 and Tremont, Illinois-based company is now forging into the European spraying market with its Symphony nozzle control system — designed to maintain constant… Read More

Precision Planting is changing the process of testing soil with a new Radical Agronomics program that relies on an  automated soil analysis laboratory. Mike Easter, Precision Planting’s commercial lead for Radical Agronomics, says the program is designed to address some challenges with current laboratory systems and soil testing’s manual process. “What we’ve done is we’ve… Read More

A new sprayer retrofit system from Precision Planting will allow growers to upgrade technology without switching sprayers. Since entering the sprayer market in 2022, Precision Planting has launched its ReClaim boom priming and recirculation technology, and this fall, it will offer its new Symphony nozzle control system. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont.,… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio, with host Shaun Haney. We will hear from Peter ‘Wheat Pete’ Johnson, RealAgriculture’s resident agronomist, discussing short vs long season hybrids; Horst Bohner, with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on how the application method and timing play in to… Read More

Precision Planting, a company well known for innovative planting technologies, has set its sights on the sprayer market, revealing projects focused on improving the operation and data collection of sprayers. In January, the company announced it was working on three sprayer technologies it will be testing this summer and releasing over the next couple of years…. Read More

Precision Planting is entering the sprayer technology market, with the unveiling of several products focused on improving the sprayer operation and data collection. The company, known for its planting technology, made the announcement at its annual winter conference Jan. 18 at the company’s headquarters in Tremont, Illinois. To start, Precision is planning to offer a… Read More

Precision Planting, a subsidiary of AGCO, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Headsight, Inc., a precision agriculture harvesting company. Since 1998, Headsight has designed and developed harvesting row guidance and height sensing technologies. Headsight’s flagship product is the family of header height sensors used in corn and grain harvesting…. Read More

We’ve all heard the phrase “plant to moisture,” but we’ve also seen the moisture variability that can occur within a few paces, never mind over an entire field. Precision Planting LLC is working on a technology that will take moisture variability into account, automatically adjusting drilling depth on-the-go. The system uses SmartDepth (a prototype) in… Read More

Illinois-based Precision Planting has a different model than most equipment manufacturers. It aims to improve farmers’ planting, liquid application, and harvest operations by focusing on upgrading, rather than replacing, equipment. Northwest region manager Matt Grove was in Saskatchewan for Ag in Motion, where the company showcased a few of their products in the Ready Row… Read More

Taking a good piece of equipment and using new technology to simply make it better can be an affordable way to improve your equipment stable. For Murray Froebe, Manitoba farmer and Precision Planting representative, installing the Seeder Force downforce technology on his 12 year old 1895 John Deere air drill has improved crop establishment without… Read More

 

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