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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: 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, […]

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 […]

Technology helps farmers decide how to best use limited water

CropMetrics PDS Ian deWaal from northwest Kansas explains how CropMetrics precision irrigation improved corn yields by 15 bushels and saved 6″ of water by less application using a combination of VRI and soil moisture probes. “The neat thing is we’re not wasting water with overirrigation and runoff,” deWaal says. “But the main benefit is keeping […]

CropMetrics Launches New Irrigation Data Technology

Prices are down yet input costs remain high. Profit management has become increasingly important for every grower. But there are variables in agriculture which we cannot control that cause never-ending challenges to this ever important task. This is especially true when the largest yield limiting factor, water, or the lack of water, is vastly controlled by weather. At […]

CropMetrics, DTN Announce Collaboration On Weather, Irrigation Data

CropMetrics and DTN/The Progressive Farmer announced a collaboration that will bring instant weather and irrigation scheduling information to growers. Providing the expertise and innovation from each company, the new collaboration will enable growers with real-time, site specific weather and crop modeling information dedicated to helping improve grower’s irrigation management decisions. The new program will be delivered […]