Plant

Thursday, April 21, 2016

It rained out the planters last night just after dark.  It has been a good rain, not heavy, about .4″ (10mm).  So, today, we are analyzing the information captured by the FieldView and FieldView Beta.  We have discovered some gaps in the ability of the Beta version (in the soybean planter) that they tell me will be addressed soon.  One solution that they have recommended is for them to send an engineer here to directly observe what we are experiencing.   The FV in the corn planter seems to be working well.

Brandon and John are examining the 3 days of results with Fieldview and Fieldview Beta. These are the new systems for 2016 to learn and understand...

Brandon and John are examining the 3 days of results with Fieldview and Fieldview Beta. These are the new systems for 2016 to learn and understand…

Here are a couple pictures of planting this week.

Working at the Waldo farm, the soybeans were going in well.

Working at the Waldo farm, the soybeans were going in well.

It's hard to capture the full width of the soybean planter from the cab.

It’s hard to capture the full width of the soybean planter from the cab.

Refueling last night during a sprinkle of rain

Refueling last night during a sprinkle of rain

We will capture some corn planter pictures soon.

#plant16…. so far, so good.

 

 

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