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Benefits and Costs of Entry Level Precision Agriculture Technologies

John Hanchar, Farm Business Management Specialist
Northwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops

February 16, 2017
Benefits and Costs of Entry Level Precision Agriculture Technologies

Summary
  • Expected changes in profit attributed to Auto Section Control on a corn planter are positive for some, but not all corn silage acres scenarios
  • Capital investment analysis yields similar results
  • Some benefits to the operator are difficult to quantify, but valuable -- reduced stress, reduced fatigue
  • Producers are encouraged to take advantage of analysis provided by equipment professionals, advisors etc. when making decisions



Benefits & Costs of Entry Level Precision Agriculture Technologies (pdf; 3108KB)


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