Precision Agriculture

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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 with Precision

April 22, 2021
This week's guest, Paul Harms, product support manager at Precision Planting, discusses the benefits of Precision Planting’s technological products.

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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: Enabling Insights with FieldView

April 8, 2021
Guests Matthew Lau and Morrison Jacobs discuss how Climate Corporation helps farmers make smarter planting decisions with variable rate seeding prescriptions.

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Digital Agriculture Team Launches New "FarmBits" Podcast

September 24, 2020
The podcast will seek to present information about digital agriculture in a way that is accessible to non-experts with a well-rounded perspective that takes the shine off of new technologies.

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Recent Water & Crops Field Day Available Online

September 16, 2020
The UNL West Central Research, Extension and Education Center recently held their annual Water and Crops Field Day virtually. If you were unable to attend or would like to catch some of the other presentations from the day, all of the presentations are now available online.

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Precision Nitrogen Management On-Farm Research Project

September 1, 2020
Are you interested in how agriculture technologies can improve nitrogen management on your farm? Nebraska Extension received a $1.2 million grant which connects corn and wheat producers across Nebraska with access to cutting-edge technologies through on-farm research.

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The Economic Evaluation of Input Use Prescription Maps: Are You Paying to Make Less Profit?

July 17, 2019
This Cornhusker Economics article discusses a method of verifying the economic profitability of site-specific prescription maps using an on-farm field experiment and statistical and economic analysis.

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Precision Ag Conference to Feature Latest Technologies

January 18, 2019
Topics at the January 31 conference in Kearney will include precision economics, nutrient and water management, data collection, and precision equipment.

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How University Ag Researchers, Extension are Wrangling Big Data

February 2, 2018
Farmers get bits of data, layers of data, in fact so much data it can be hard to interpret and use to make relevant farm management decisions. Read how faculty in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources are helping farmers understand and use all kinds of big data to aid management decisions.

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