Precision

  • 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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  • ExactEmerge Update #1: Planting Speed

    ExactEmerge Update #1: Planting Speed

    Posted in Precision on 6/21/2018
    Planting season is wrapping up, if not already finished, and a lot of the corn is starting to get into its rapid growth stage. Our Precision group has spent a lot of time this Spring with our test ExactEmerge Planter and I wanted to give an update on what we have seen so far.

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