Could a Protein Map affect your Fertility Management Program?
Papé Machinery is interested in finding out! The increasing push to produce more per acre has many asking the question if grain segregation and fertility management should be a focus for these small grain operations. With over a decade of yield mapping capabilities, we have had the ability to tie fertility management decisions to net yields produced on a per acre basis. John Deere continues to produce precision technology with productivity goals in mind including the recent refocused engineering on the HarvestLab 3000 technology to the Small Grain Production Systems. Having a Near-Infrared Sensor (NIR) installed on the clean grain elevator of the combine with unlock for Grain Sensing Constituents allows us to utilize the Operation Center to analyze Protein, Starch, and Oil Content map layers.Read more
How Can I Utilize Precision Agriculture Today?
Today machinery is being delivered with precision tools embedded into the systems from manufacturers. The industry is inevitably on a path towards progressive agriculture with precision farming tools improving accuracy and efficiency. With the increase in production inputs how can we make this technology pay?Read more
The Best of CES 2021: John Deere Innovation
CES 2021 went all-virtual this year due to COVID-19 but that didn’t stop conference exhibitors from bringing their A-game and most innovative products to digital attendees. From robots to rollable phones, ice cream machines to Precision Ag planting technology, brands from all over the world exhibited their latest tech gear.Read more
2020: A Record Year for Hazelnuts in the Pacific Northwest
In late August 2020, ahead of the hazelnut harvest season, the USDA published their annual forecast for hazelnut production in Oregon based on a yield survey funded by the Oregon Hazelnut Marketing Board. They forecasted production to be 71,000 tons, a 61% increase from the year prior.Read more