When analyzing the results from a recent Case IH producer survey, Brian and Darren Hefty were not surprised that 85 percent of the 1,109 producer respondents are considering new cropping practices and technologies in 2013. What new methods will you use this growing season?
This infographic outlines the new precision farming methods, farming practices and equipment producers will try for the first time in 2013.
“Agriculture is driven by new technologies,” says Brian, who co-hosts RFD-TV’s weekly AgPhD program with Darren. “Farmers face new challenges with each cropping year. It might be drought, flooding, new diseases or high fertilizer prices – it’s a seemingly endless list. Innovative solutions and technology are how we’re going to be able to create a better growing environment and positively impact the farm’s bottom line.”
Darren, who operates Hefty Seed Co. and farms approximately 2,500 acres with Brian, adds, “As one would expect, survey respondents are willing to try new technology that has the potential to increase yield or reduce input costs.”
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