Farm Progress is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Serving: East

Farm data management made easier

There are benefits to putting in-season information to work sooner, and there’s one recent tool that makes it easier.

The rumble of combines across the field is a welcome site as farmers work to pick up their “paycheck” for the season. Part of that work is the creation of new data that farmers can use for decision making in the following year, and it’s getting easier to make that a reality.

Farm Progress caught up with Zach Worden, sales manager at Agrian by Telus Agriculture to discuss farm data use. Agrian is a dealer-focused data management platform that can bring in farmer data for trusted advisers to use for creating recommendations. But there’s a key to making it more efficient, and Worden discusses the one tool that can help farmers really maximize data.

On board telemetry, basically systems that automatically send information to the cloud, make it easier for farmers to take action on data more quickly. But it also allows more efficient sharing of information with that trusted adviser who can prep fall fertilizer prescriptions, or help evaluate other factors that impacted the current year crop to get a jump on next year’s plans. Worden discusses how this relationship is changing and the ways data use can improve farmer results. Give it a listen.

If this is the first time you've listened to the podcast, please ‘like’ and ‘subscribe.’ If you want to use another podcast source you can listen (and subscribe) on Apple, Amazon Music and Spotify.

More podcasts and coverage

Beyond Around Farm Progress we've got more podcasts to share. Check out all our podcast links at FarmProgress.com/farm-progress-podcasts to keep up on not only Around Farm Progress but daily updates from Max Armstrong, and more.

And if you want quick access to top news from Farm Progress, sign up for our mobile text service by texting FARM to 20505. Note that there may be a text or data cost for using the service.

The podcast Around Farm Progress goes live online by 3 p.m. Central time each Friday and will engage editors from around the country as well as experts in our industry. You can listen to this week's episode above or subscribe using your favorite podcast service just search "Around Farm Progress" and subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

Farmers are getting their information in new ways. Farm Progress is a leader in reaching them as needed. From top magazines around the country to one of the first agriculture-focused mobile apps from Farm Futures, to the leading television presence with This Week in Agribusiness, the company covers all media for agriculture.

Comments or questions? Just send a note to willie.vogt@farmprogress.com.

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish