FARM LIFE NEWS
Systems Simplify Prescription Planting
Mon Mar 17, 2014 11:41 AM CDT

When Jeff Frank started planting last spring, he brought his iPad with him into the tractor cab. He clicked on the FieldView Plus app and plugged the iPad into the 20/20 SeedSense monitor. Then he put his tractor into gear and started across the field pulling his John Deere 1790 planter.

All that was left for Frank to do was sit in the tractor seat and monitor the system as it changed planting rates on the go over 320 acres of corn.

"It's a good thing I have autosteer, because I could watch ...

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