Judge acres by economic return

Use data and software to reduce your 5% to 20% of zero-profit acres within every field

While farmers can quickly point to field locations where yields traditionally drop, fewer have data that drives decisions to change poor acres. But as Dave Muth pointed out at our Ag Data Conference last winter, data can help you specifically identify these problem acres (and find others), dividing them into different businesses. And he walked through how different advisors/farmers use EFC Systems FieldAlytics software to compare return on investment (ROI) zones – both current and potential returns given different improvement scenarios.

Page through this gallery as Muth walks through four farmer/advisor scenarios with details and data on how to improve ROI in every field—from getting better lease deals to precision N application, shifting inputs, adding drainage tile, improving conservation and much more.

 

(Editor’s note: Mark your calendar to attend our 3rd annual conference where you’ll gain more great data and technology scenarios as told by advisors and farmers. Details soon. Farm Progress Tech Forum, November 27-28, Iowa City, Iowa)

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