precision agriculture

News Special: Future of Farming

Oct 30, 2019

In The Moment has been covering the future of farming all October and today we bring you a special that takes key interviews from the month and brings them together in one podcast.

You'll hear from ag producers, researchers, and scientists that all have a unique perspective on the question: What does the future of farming in South Dakota look like?


In The Moment ... October 15, 2019 Show 679 Hour 2

Precision agriculture is a new farming management concept with a general goal of optimizing yields while best preserving one's land and resources. In The Moment has assembled a panel of researchers from the South Dakota State University School of Agriculture to further explain the agricultural process.

David Clay, Ph.D., has been instrumental in developing the Precision Ag Program at SDSU and precision ag at the professional level.

Jackie Hendry

South Dakota State University is moving forward with its new precision agriculture center after a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday. Stakeholders say the Raven Precision Agriculture Center will make Brookings the “Silicon Valley” of ag innovation.  

Precision agriculture incorporates data analytics, GPS mapping and other courses to help future farmers use new technology to better predict and increase yields.