Sprayer Systems are Cool Again

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3-16-17 Sprayer Systems are Cool Again from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. All too often, in Precision Ag, we get drawn in by the shiny new objects. The newest gadget or widget on the market garners all of our attention, and we wait to learn more and learn its ROI. And when this happens, all […]

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An Ounce of Prevention

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An Ounce of Prevention March 9, 2017 Precision Focus from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As we get the mundane grind of winter behind us and change our clocks over to Daylight Savings Time, I hope you are catching the bug to get outside. I hope that you are moving equipment around and getting the […]

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Do I Really Need to Test My Seed Meters Every Year?

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Do I Really Need to Test My Seed Meters Every Year? Precision Focus March 2, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Every year at this time, our ACS equipment team spends countless hours and days testing seed meters. We are equipped to do so with two meter testing locations, and a mobile testing trailer. […]

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Changes I Can’t Afford NOT to Make!

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Changes I Can’t Afford NOT to Make! from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. I was reading an article on Twitter the other day about multi-hybrid planting that was written about my friends up at South Dakota Wheat Growers and the work that they were doing. While I would love to go on a tangent about […]

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What does the new SmartFirmer mean for you?

SmartFirmer Precision Focus for February 16, 2017 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. A couple of weeks ago, during their Winter Conference, Precision Planting announced some of their new products that will be coming out in the future. One of the new inventions I am most excited about is called SmartFirmer. The idea behind the […]

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Irrigation Time?

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Irrigation Time- 2-9-17 from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Through the years I have witnessed one thing over and over again. And when I see it happen so often, I know it is not a coincidence, I know it’s a pattern, a pattern that has manifested itself as an absolute truth. That the best-laid plans […]

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Winter Maintenance – On Your Data Structure

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Winter Maintenance – On Your Data from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Winter months can be many things to us, but probably one of the most important things it can be for us, is a time for maintenance. As the wind blows and the cold days are upon us, we are always looking for something […]

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Winter Winds & Planter Problems

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Winds of Change from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. The ground is hard. We have had some odd precipitation events, and we’ve had wind. Lots of wind already this winter. As my mind begins to wonder during the cold days spent inside an office, I am thinking about putting seed in the ground. The reason […]

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Measure Twice, Cut Once

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Measure Twice Cut Once from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I look back on 2016, there are some things I am proud of, some things I wish I would have done differently, and some things I wish I wouldn’t have done at all. I assume that most of you are in the same boat. […]

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Farm Shows & Social Media; how they fit together

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Farm Shows from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Now that we find ourselves firmly planted in the middle of the Indoor Farm Show season, I was contemplating the relevance of Farm Shows. As I look through farm shows, it occurs to me that many vendors have not adapted with the times to understand what the […]

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