Raven Industries’ partnership with South Dakota State University allows the company to work closely with students and staff to advance ag technology and engineering. Raven’s Shane Swedlund says the company is committed to agricultural education and sees the benefits going both ways.
The need to compile and share data is relatively new to agriculture, but it is not to other industries, who frequently use Application Programming Interface, or API, to connect and share data with other platforms. and even other industries.
One of the daily headaches applicators deal with on a regular basis—sometimes multiple times per day — is the need to flush out tanks and equipment between types of pesticides and herbicides. Direct injection can make life a lot easier by reducing time spent on these tasks.