Precision

  • Mandatory StarFire Receiver Updates

    Posted in Precision on 11/3/2020
    StarFireTM 3000 and StarFireTM 6000 receivers must be updated to the 20-2 software update to continue operating into the future. Update all receivers prior to February 1, 2021, to avoid any interruption in function.

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  • John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Expands Automated Steering to More AG Machines

    John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300 Expands Automated Steering to More AG Machines

    Posted in Precision on 3/3/2020
    Adding AutoTrac™ guidance to wide variety of non-guidance-ready machine platforms is now easier and less expensive with John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300. This new universal after-market steering kit gives producers the benefits of integrated AutoTrac precision guidance with no impact on operator ergonomics and no steering wheel modifications.

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  • ExactEmerge Update #3: Seed Depth

    ExactEmerge Update #3: Seed Depth

    Posted in Precision on 7/9/2018
    Seed Depth is the topic this week, which may be the most important aspect that I've taken away from the ExactEmerge John Deere Planter we ran. Seed Depth can be measured on two levels: Correctness and Consistency. First, we should determine the Correct Seed Depth. Then we must Consistently maintain that Correct Depth.

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  • ExactEmerge Update #2: Seed Spacing

    Posted in Precision on 6/29/2018
    This week, I want to touch on Seed Spacing Coefficient of Variation (CoV). Most basically, CoV is a measurement of how much seed spacing varies.

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