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Farmer’s Toolbox: Handheld GPS

December 10, 2010
By: Margy Eckelkamp, Farm Journal Machinery Editor and Test Plot Director
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“One of the tools we’ve found to be very helpful on the farm is a handheld GPS,” says Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer in episode 7 of Corn College TV.

·         Scouting

·         On-farm plots

·         Soil testing and more

 

In some situations, having the field data allows you to react in the same season to correct the problem. Or you can correlate the handheld gathered data with your calibrated yield map to help determine and fine tune management zones.

Learn more in Episode 7 of Corn College TV:

 

 

“When you are out in the field, you can mark areas of the field with poor stand, nitrogen deficiency or note other problem spots,” she says.

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