Digital Farming July 2, 2019
Scott currently is the Regional Digital Ag Lead for the Western Plains at Farmers Edge. At Farmers Edge, Scott demonstrates the benefits of digital ag and the Farmers Edge platform internally and externally, while improving the profitability of Farmers Edge customers in the region. He has a passion for connecting foundational agronomy to technology tools and software, helping growers identify problems and bringing the insight to fix them. Scott holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in Agronomy and a M.S. from Iowa State University in Agronomy. He is also a fellow in the Nebraska LEAD Program and resides in Gothenburg, NE. You can reach him by email at [email protected] or via Twitter @SPECKofDirt.
In-Field Technologies May 2, 2019
By Scott Speck|May 2, 2019
Another cropping season is moving right along in the Midwestern U.S., with some weather delays in many parts of the country, and other areas just starting or wrapping up with planting activities, writes Scott Speck on CropLife.com. As we...
Data Management March 4, 2019
By Scott Speck|March 4, 2019
Data management continues to grow in agriculture, and the opportunities for learning about decisions made, individual fields, and management practices have made many advances in the last few years. One of the growing fields of data management for decision making...
Analytics January 3, 2019
By Scott Speck|January 3, 2019
Every year it is always interesting to reflect on the past and look for lessons learned in the last year. Agriculture is facing many challenges as we arrive in the New Year, and lessons can be learned or thought...
Analytics October 30, 2018
By Scott Speck|October 30, 2018
Harvest is always an exciting time of the year, to reap the workings of an entire growing season and begin evaluating decisions to make for the coming season and year. Knowing how trials, varieties/hybrids, and management practices impacted final...
Analytics September 5, 2018
By Scott Speck|September 5, 2018
Years ago if we would have been told computers, data, and technology would be scattered around every farm there may have been a push back. Today, as we look at adoption of technology, some paradigms continue to vary in...
Analytics July 3, 2018
By Scott Speck|July 3, 2018
We live in an exciting time in agriculture. Not only is technology advancing rapidly, but the understanding and comprehension of technology and data is becoming easier to decode and decipher. By 2050, the population of Earth will amass 9.7...
Connectivity May 1, 2018
By Scott Speck|May 1, 2018
Agriculture today has been exploding with new advancements in technology, posing the future for a farm filled with data and information. Decoding and understanding this data through analysis and agronomics is key for success and finding the opportunities in...
Data Management February 27, 2018
By Scott Speck|February 27, 2018
In today’s day and age, it is exciting to see so many developments in technology that can be applied to the farm scale. Every week we see new companies coming into the ag technology spectrum and with each a...
Market Watch January 2, 2018
By Scott Speck|January 2, 2018
With the start of the New Year, I always find myself reflecting on the past year and identifying what worked well and what didn’t to focus on opportunities missed in the previous year. As I looked back in the...