• Tyler Harris

    Irrigation Through The Years

    Town and Country

     by Tyler Harris
     on September 20, 2013

    After two farm shows within a week of one another, I'm finally starting to get caught up on everything from the Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days. Being in central Nebraska, Husker gives a closer look at the irrigation side, including everything from central pivots to subsurface drip irrigation, which has found a place in the Midwest in recent years due to its efficiency in water use – it's common knowledge by now that the water level of the Ogallala Aquifer, which…

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  • Tyler Harris

    Precision Farming Data Going To The Cloud

    Town and Country

     by Tyler Harris
     on September 3, 2013

    After a busy, but fun week at the 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois, I'm now getting caught up on the huge list of new products at this year's show. One thing that stood out is how advancements in technology apply to modern farming. The big thing I've been hearing about is the cloud – a venue now being used to manage precision data. Nearly all of the precision data exhibits I visited had recently unveiled a new program to send data files directly from…

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