A sneak peek at the new GrainSense mobile monitoring system. Measures moisture and protein in wheat, barley, oats and rye in near real-time, with additional crops being tested. The system can be used ahead of harvest to time optimal harvest window. Relays data to mobile app in 30 seconds after scan. Initial cost will be about $4,500 and the product is scheduled to be released in Finland and Sweden in 2018.
Looking to emphasize and expand conservation tillage practices in east-central Wisconsin, Brent Petersen, agronomist with Brown County Land & Water Conservation and Mike Pribyl, strip-tiller based in Green Bay, Wis., discuss their combined efforts educating local growers on the value of combining conservation practices and leveraging custom strip-till as an entry point.