Why Precision Agriculture Results in Cost Savings for Farmers

With advances in technology, it’s no surprise that cost savings is the number motivator for farmers when it comes to precision agriculture. Cost savings is also the primary reason that more and more farmers are using precision farming technology each year. Why?...

Farmers: Don’t Make Your FSA Appointment Just Yet!

Starting June 25, 2018, the USDA will launch an acreage reporting pilot program to test new ag technologies with an eye toward reducing producers’ increasingly heavy administrative burden. You, your agent, or your service provider will now be able to report acreage...

Purdue University Ag Students Get Into the Field with MyAgData

Spring and early summer are the busiest times of the year for crop insurers and ag service providers. Just when they are at their busiest, some of the best and brightest agricultural science students in the U.S. are wrapping up the school year. Thankfully, these...

How Better Numbers Produce A Precious Yield: Time

Farmers make decisions each day to ensure healthy plants and a healthy yield. From seed selection to soil conditions, each choice has an effect on the harvest and overall profitability. But unfortunately, it would seem that the one commodity a farmer can’t produce is...

Why You Should Ask Your Crop Insurance Agent About MyAgData

Spring is in the air, which means planting season is harvesting the attention span of farmers across our region. From the initial stage of planting to completion, this spring is one that we will not soon forget. March went out like a lion, bringing cold, wet weather...