Polls

What’s the best term to describe what we used to call site-specific farming?

  • precision agriculture (49%, 24 Votes)
  • site-specific agriculture (16%, 8 Votes)
  • precision farming (14%, 7 Votes)
  • ag tech (12%, 6 Votes)
  • digital farming (9%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 49

What statement best describes your attitude and approach to use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems?

  • We are very interested in UAVs and anticipate purchasing and experimenting with one in the next six months. (47%, 119 Votes)
  • We are interested in UAVs but do not currently see the value in using them. (24%, 60 Votes)
  • We own and are experimenting with UAVs to determine how they may fit into our operation. (19%, 49 Votes)
  • We are not at all interested in UAV technology. (8%, 20 Votes)
  • (2%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 253

Do you expect to offer more precision ag services to your customers within the next 5 years?

  • Yes (91%, 81 Votes)
  • I'm not sure (6%, 5 Votes)
  • No (3%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

What statement best characterizes your experience with on the go sensors?

  • We are currently using them and see the value (100%, 1 Votes)
  • We are currently using them but have not found the value yet (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are not using them but intend to start working with them in the near future (0%, 0 Votes)
  • We are not interested in using on the go sensors (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 1

How much do you rely on RTK for your GPS needs?

  • Use RTK GPS more than half the time (50%, 1 Votes)
  • Use RTK GPS about half the time (50%, 1 Votes)
  • Use RTK GPS less than half the time (0%, 0 Votes)
  • DO NOT use RTK GPS (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Use RTK GPS 100% of the time (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 2

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