Author Archives: David Widmar

About David Widmar

Widmar is the research associate at Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business. He can be reached at dwidmar@purdue.edu.

Precision Ag Survey: Final Thoughts And Future Trends

The 2013 precision dealer survey again showed that guidance systems clearly dominated as the precision technologies most used by agricultural retailers. Coming up fast behind guidance systems were sprayer boom and nozzle controls. Manual guidance has been on top for years. However, recently, autoguidance has caught up. Sprayer boom and nozzle control systems were just

Survey: An Inside Look At Precision Agriculture In 2013

Precision agriculture has established itself as a vital part of today’s farming systems. The specific roles precision agriculture plays in production agriculture, however, are ever changing — similar to the way sprinters might change positions during a track meet. Survey Details As in prior years, the Center for Food and Agricultural Business and Department of