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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…
June 29, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Hill Ag Services LLC

SWAT MAPS are now available in southern Indiana! Hill Ag Services LLC, located in Bloomfield, has recently joined the SWAT MAPS Service Provider network and is eager to offer the…
June 26, 2023

Cutworms: What’s causing bare spots, and how can SWAT MAPS help?

Cutworms are a pest mainly in canola and pulse crops but can become a problem in cereals and other crops as well. Let's look at how SWAT MAPS can help.
June 12, 2023

SWAT 014: A More Detailed Approach with Anita Renwick of A1 Agronomy

A1 Agronomy Owner and Operator Anita Renwick joins us in this episode to share all about the business, how they are helping clients adopt precision agriculture for the first time,…
June 12, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: DeTurk Agronomics

DeTurk Agronomics has always taken a customer-first approach when offering sound agronomic advice, products, and services. Now in its eighth year of operation, the company has introduced SWAT MAPS to…
June 7, 2023

Nitrogen Management: Minimizing Losses and Greenhouse Gas Emissions with SWAT MAPS

If ten per cent of the fuel you put in your tractor disappeared, would you want to know why? What if sometimes it was all accounted for, and sometimes you…
May 29, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Borderline Agriculture Inc.

Borderline Agriculture Inc. (Borderline Ag) is a new agronomy services company, founded in 2022 and based out of Altona, Manitoba. We are excited to have them join our elite network…
May 16, 2023

SWAT Partner Announcement: Hawk’s Agro

With seven locations across Southern Saskatchewan, Hawk’s Agro has partnered with SWAT MAPS to provide the world’s premier variable-rate fertilizer and seed service to their farm clients.
April 17, 2023

SWAT 013: Agronomy Advantage with Deb Campbell

In this SWAT Agronomy podcast episode, Tim chats with Deb Campbell of Agronomy Advantage in Ontario. From her perspective of a Certified Crop Advisor, Deb talks about her thoughts and…
April 3, 2023

Spring Snow Melt: Where will the nutrients go?

After dry years in Western Canada and the Northern Great Plains, an abundant amount of snow is more than welcome. Come spring, soil moisture recharge can be off to a…
February 22, 2023

All Maps Tell a Different Story: What is Yours Telling You?

There are many types of maps that can be used to make on-farm management decisions. Let's unpack how some of them work.

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