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FarmBits Podcast: Smart Fencing

March 17, 2023
The FarmBits team interviews UNL master's student Kaitlyn Dozler to learn more about how virtual fencing can minimize the labor and time commitments required for rotational grazing.

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FarmBits Podcast: Precision Plant Protection

March 2, 2023
Nessi Benishti from Agrio discusses the company's mobile applications, which help producers make precision plant protection decisions using artificial intelligence.

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FarmBits Podcast: Predictive Pig Performance

March 2, 2023
Amos Petersen, founder and CEO at FarrPro, talks with the FarmBits team about the Sentry system, which assists producers with tracking hog health and behavioral information.

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FarmBits Podcast: Spray Drone Dynamics

February 16, 2023
The FarmBits team interviews Dr. Simerjeet Virk, University of Georgia, about his research on using spray drones for pest management and how farmers can tailor this ag tech for their unique operations.

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FarmBits Podcast: Ranch Records

February 16, 2023
Meghan Bochanski discusses the apps created by Performance Livestock Analytics, which help producers keep track of feed, inventory and health data of their livestock.

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FarmBits Podcast: IPM Innovation

February 2, 2023
This episode of FarmBits features Fernando Iost Filho of the University of Sao Paulo, who discusses his research and insights on remote sensing in integrated pest management.

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FarmBits Podcast: Tagged Tracking with 701x

January 27, 2023
Max Cossette of 701x highlights the features of his company's autonomous app, which can send alerts to livestock producers when potential issues, such as low movement, are detected.

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Impact of Irrigation Technologies on Water Use: Clarifying Water Withdrawals and Consumptive Use

January 18, 2023
A new Nebraska Extension NebGuide clarifies the concept of consumptive use of water with regard to irrigated crop production and provides guidelines for determining the efficiency of new irrigation technology.

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