No-till farmer replaces iron with precision technology

Smith, Ron
November 2009
Southwest Farm Press;11/19/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 22, p12
Trade Publication
The article offers insights from agriculturist Dietrich Kastens who had been replacing iron with technology on the Northwest Kansas farm that he operates. He said that some farmers set back the adoption of technology due to possible "mental overload" while getting up to speed. He suggests that farm managers must not ignore the new technology just because of its cost or training requirements for it will help accomplish their goals.


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