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How to Improve Your R.O.I. with Precision Planting: 20/20 SeedSense & SmartFirmer

Feb 26, 2020

Video: How to Improve Your R.O.I. with Precision Planting: 20/20 SeedSense & SmartFirmer


Doug Wiegand, Regional Sales Lead and 16-year veteran with Precision Planting advises farmers who are interested in adopting precision agriculture to invest in a sensing system that tell them where they are weak and where they are strong, so that they can address these issues. This allows farmers to determine their management priorities to drive a better return on investment. How to improve the return on investment for a fixed acres cost, such as seed, fertilizer, and equipment. Precision Planting created the 2020 Monitor which allows farmers to more accurately sense metrics such as singulation, spacing, downforce. Precision Planting 2020 works with SeedSense and SmartFirmer. SeedSense enables operators on farms to improve singulation, seed, downforce, etc. SmartFirmer measures in the furrow so the farmer can see what type of environment the seeds are being placed in:, measuring furrow moisture, organic matter, CEC capacity, percentage of residue, temperature of furrow, etc.