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Wondering if any of you guys create your own fert prescriptions for your operation?
Yes. We use ArcGIS Pro software. It is the most affordable solution on a per acre basis and gives you a ton of flexibility in writing your...More
I'd say yes. We've been doing variable rate and zoning mapping for about 7 years now. Started with JD Apex, was pretty crude but it work and...More
$10.00 per acre the first year is steep. But I think it's in the ball park. First year is the biggest investment and the hardest work. Start...More
*** Swat maps charges around $10/acre for the first year and around $3.40 /acre in the second and however many years you stick with them.....More
Since I basically build all the maps, there not too much of a charge there. I do have to pay for the soil testing and having everything anal...More
What would you say is a fair price for that service
Try Swat maps ,I would say they have got a pretty good Platform for variable rate!
I use Agleader SMS to make variable rate fertilizer and planting maps along with all our data management. It works good once you know what ...More
Also using SMS. Totally agree with everything in this post.
As the farmer, you have first hand knowledge of where good/bad ares of your fi...More
Yes I have for quite a few years, have GPS yield and moisture data back to 1996. I used JD office (now Apex) at first and used "normalized"...More
Actually I've been gathering data on such for the last 25 years. Just this week I organized it all. I've gained this data from magazi...More
And if it doesnt rain or you get to much rain, or if it is to cold or to hot you get what you get?
Yes for starter fertilizer, I use the program JD Apex. I think it is absolutele now! Lol I used it since 2011.
I do not just 5 gallons of 10-34-0 plus 1 qrt. of zinc in furrow on everthing. Variable rate is done in the fall via strip till using 3 diff...More