FarmBits Podcast: Planting — Farmer Focus

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Planting — Farmer Focus

In this week’s episode of FarmBits Podcast, Don Batie, a Lexington, Nebraska farmer and research partner through the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network, joins podcast hosts Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell to share his experiences with exploring new planting technologies like active downforce and appropriate seeding rates — particularly for soybean crops — as well as his priorities for his planting operation, how he decides to explore and evaluate new practices or technologies, and what he is excited about in the future of planting technologies.

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