Evolving Soil Sampling

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Evolving Soil Sampling from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. When it comes to accuracy, what you are doing is every bit as important as how accurate you’re doing it. The old saying is that “close only counts in Horseshoes and Hand Grenades.” In either case, being in the ballpark is enough to get the job […]

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A Prelude

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A Prelude from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. The scariest thing about demonstration sites; the fact that what you say “should happen” and when you finally see what “has happened” doesn’t match up. Normally, this happens to you live right in front of a group of growers at a field day event. Nevertheless, I am […]

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Analyzing Analytics

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Analyzing Analytics from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I watch these crops change color, and begin to show signs that the end of our growing season is near, I look forward. I look forward to harvest and the opportunities that it affords us on our operations. I talked a few weeks ago about the […]

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Our Common Problem

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A Common Problem from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. There are some weedy, ugly pictures of soybean fields online right now.  If you haven’t seen any yet, do your poor heart a favor and don’t go looking. Along with said pictures is a lot of distress.  About chemistries.  About new technologies.  But really, about the […]

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Right in Front of Our Eyes

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Right in Front of Our Eyes from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Every year as the Soybean fields turn color; it makes me want to become a photographer. Not that I’m particularly artistic, and if I am completely honest, my wife is a much better photographer than I am. But the reason that I want […]

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Battle Plan

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Battle Plans from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”  Dwight D. Eisenhower We are getting to the time of year where irrigation has come or is coming to a close; we are starting to go through harvest equipment and getting […]

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The Challenge of Challenging Ears

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The Challenge of Challenging Ears from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. As I have watched via twitter over the last couple of weeks, whether it be the Farm Journal Pro Farmer Crop tour, general pictures on twitter, or just comments, we have some corn out there with less than pretty ears. We have some nice […]

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Advancing Precision Ag

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Advancing Precision Ag from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. About a month ago, I gave a prelude to the new age coming to Advanced Cropping Systems. For those of you that attended the RD Innovation Events, you got to see what the buzz was about, and I am going to spend a couple of minutes […]

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A New Era of ACS

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8-28-17 A New Way Forward Revisited from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Tom Petty sang about “how the waiting is the hardest part, ” and he was not wrong.  Over the course of the past 16 months or so we have been working on something big, real big. It has taken lots of discussion of […]

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Garbage In Garbage Out

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Garbage In Garbage Out August 24, 2017 Precision Focus from Central Valley Ag on Vimeo. Precision Ag, as a whole, has a fascination, and a conundrum when it comes to Yield Data. The Holy Grail is to take your local data and turn it into useful and useable tools that drive decisions and input application. […]

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