Connectivity September 10, 2019
Connectivity June 10, 2019
By Eric Oeth|June 10, 2019
Looking at the challenges to the adoption of precision agriculture, we’ve talked often about the ‘digital divide’ that exists between rural and urban areas of the U.S. Broadband availability and reliability lags considerably behind in rural areas, bottlenecking the...
Digital Farming March 1, 2019
By Eric Oeth|March 1, 2019
As a greater number of producers adopt precision ag technologies in their operations, and a greater number of firms create and market solutions to meet this demand, we’ve seen a greater number of colleges and universities expand their precision...
Connectivity December 10, 2018
By Eric Oeth|December 10, 2018
Nobody ever said farming was easy, but 2018 was a particularly difficult year for many in agriculture: trade tensions, uncooperative weather during harvest, and bitter partisan wrangling over the now-lapsed Farm Bill all caused major headaches for producers across...
Market Watch September 4, 2018
By Eric Oeth|September 4, 2018
The business outlook for many co-operatives offering growers retail, marketing, and agronomic services is one that has changed greatly over the last several years. Co-ops across the country are facing a variety of challenges that threaten their profitability –...
Market Watch June 18, 2018
By Eric Oeth|June 18, 2018
Let me begin this column by extending my congratulations to all of my fellow students who have just graduated – congrats on a job well done! It was a lot of hard work, and now you have a degree...
Market Watch March 1, 2018
By Eric Oeth|March 1, 2018
As my time as an undergrad comes to a close, I look at the precision ag industry and I see an industry ripe for another breakout year in 2018. The industry has made great strides in the last several...