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What we have learned from probes this year

Lately I’ve seen many services, products, and solutions on the market for producers that deal with water management. It’s no secret that by focusing on water, there is huge potential to increase yield, increase profits, and become more efficient with our inputs. Over the past season to date, I have noticed a few agronomic events […]

Irrigation Soybeans in 2017

When it comes to irrigation, we often allocate our water management tools and technology to our corn acres vs other crops like soybeans. The thought behind this is that the repayment for investing in high quality irrigation management on soybeans isn’t as lucrative as it is with corn.  Certainly, there is an exceptionally high return […]

CM in the News: Kansas Field Day Showcases Water Technology Farms

August 2, 2016: T&O Farms LLC, the first Water Technology Farm, hosted more than 200 attendees to demonstrate technologies implemented  that focus on irrigating effectively from a depleting water source. CropMetrics was one of those technologies. The Field Day featured a small group of industry leaders in the area, including representatives from the K-State Research […]

CM in the News: Discovery Channel Coverage

CropMetrics was recently featured on an episode of Innovations on the Discovery Channel.  Viewers are given the opportunity to learn about CropMetrics’ mission to develop and supply precision management technology solutions that increase water, nutrient and energy efficiency while practicing natural resource conservation. “We are very excited to share our story with the Innovations viewers. Today, […]

CM in the News: Town Hall Meetings

In order to ensure that Nebraskan entrepreneurs and innovators have the resources to succeed, the Venture Development and Entrepreneur Task Force is holding a series of public town hall meetings across the state. Members of the task force will be meeting with the public to hear their input. CropMetrics owner Nick Emanuel is proudly participating […]

Cropmetrics: Interview with Nick Emanuel, Rural Radio Network

We at CropMetrics were honored by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce with the ‘Agriculture Innovator of the Year’ award, earlier this week.  President and Founder, Nick Emanuel was humbled by the award. “It was a really nice honor to be recognized by the local community” Emanuel said.  Started by a farmer, for farmers- what began […]

How to Take Action with the VO Pro in a Risk Induced Growing Season

How to Take Action with the VO Pro in a Risk Induced Growing Season Written By: Kimberly Kneifl One of the biggest obstacles growers are facing this season is whether or not to take risks. According to the Business Dictionary, the primary meaning of risk is the probability or threat of damage, injury, liability, loss, or any other negative occurrence that is […]

Crop Modeling: Predictive vs Precision Based Results

Written By: Kimberly Kneifl Crop modeling has become a mainstream concept in precision agriculture. Examining the soils, plant life and weather forecasts are all integral components capable of being quantified and analyzed for an increase in seasonal yields. In addition, working within the context of precision agriculture, growers ensure their operation is meeting and potentially […]