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December 1, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Soil Smart Inc.

Learn about Soil Smart Inc., a family-owned precision agronomy business and new SWAT MAPS service provider based in the Essex County area of Ontario, Canada.
November 9, 2023

Rely on your soil potential, not the weather

“Tell me if it’s going to rain or not” is a common objection to adopting variable rate fertilizer. And it’s true, I can’t predict that any better than your local…
November 2, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Mintzmyer Agronomy Services

From soil testing, seed and chemical sales, to crop consulting, […]
October 27, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Brother’s GRIMM LLP

As farmers, then business owners, and now SWAT MAPS service providers, Gavin Bahnmiller and Tyce Bahnmiller of Brother’s GRIMM are happy to announce they are bringing the SWAT ECOSYSTEM into…
October 19, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: J&S Farm Supply

Although agriculture has been in their heritage for generations, the family behind J&S Farm Supply is moving into the future with more precision by becoming a SWAT MAPS service provider.
September 20, 2023

Addressing Potassium Deficiency Using SWAT MAPS

Although the prairies are known for having the largest reserves of potash in the world, there are some areas with soils that have relatively low background potassium (K) levels —…
September 11, 2023

It’s only going up from here for FM Agronomy

Beth Martel, owner of FM Agronomy, says she anticipates seeing 90% of growers using some sort of precision within the next 15 years. For those who aren’t there yet, FM…
August 31, 2023

Progro Agriculture on SWAT MAPS: Answering the ‘Why,’ Being More Than a Map, and Setting the Gold Standard for VR

Based out of Holden, AB, Progro planned to be tailored to agronomic consulting services at first with SWAT MAPS as the added sweetener, but quickly found his SWAT MAPS service…
August 16, 2023

Why Variable Rate, Why Now?

Farmers are realizing that an effective variable rate program like SWAT MAPS is very important, especially now. Here are five reasons why.
August 10, 2023

Make it Count: How to Harvest Field Trials

Trials are an important part of our learning about how […]
August 8, 2023

How to Prevent Crop Lodging with VR Seed and Spray Applications

SWAT MAPS have proven that there is significant organic matter content variations throughout zones. The more organic matter in a soil the more nitrogen mineralization that will occur throughout the…
July 26, 2023

Max Ag Consulting: Finding value in VR, doing it right, and building a successful agronomy business

When Mike Palmier started Max Ag Consulting as an agronomy consulting company in 2019, he never expected that SWAT MAPS would become the core of his business and his scouting…
July 25, 2023

Understanding Site-Specific Field Variability and Modifying SWAT MAPS

One of the best times to assess fertility and moisture-based variability within fields is as the crop is coming into maturity. This is when moisture stress and nutrient deficiencies have…
July 13, 2023

Making Sense of Soil Moisture Graphs

The Croptimistic weather station team installs and maintains over 70 weather stations with soil moisture probes for our customers. This technology gives us a window into what is going on…
July 5, 2023

Corn, soybeans, and the ultimate SWAT VR planting strategy

Proper seeding or planting rates can set the standard for a whole growing season. The objectives of SWAT MAPS variable rate fertilizer applications are straightforward: match fertilizer rates with soil…

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