December 2, 2016

How Flexible is Your Nitrogen Program?

Many of you know that we actually have a farm here at Peterson Farms Seed. Carl’s grandfather started farming here in 1918 and his dad followed […]
October 20, 2016

From Sputnik 1 to Phantom 4: UAVs Have Come a Long Way

These days, it seems like for every piece of technology that learn to use, a new version comes out right behind it. Precision ag technology, namely […]
July 28, 2016

Are You Utilizing Your Precision Ag Technology’s Potential?

How many growers have the capability to utilize precision agriculture technology on their farm, but choose to ignore the benefits? I think the number is much […]
June 16, 2016

Nolan’s 4 Tips for Drone Scouting

You’ve purchased a small quadcopter UAV, and are having fun taking pictures. But how will you use the drone imagery to make actionable decisions on your […]
March 17, 2016

Chad Colby Introduces UAS 2016 Starting Lineup

Chad Colby is a huge advocate for UAS technology in agriculture. Chad is a world renowned speaker, and has led UAV training sessions at Peterson Farms […]
March 9, 2016

Prairie Skies Foster Drone Startups

Silicon Valley is the nation’s leading hub for high-tech innovations and development, accounting for one-third of the nation’s venture capital investment dollars. With the rising popularity […]
February 24, 2016

What Is a Hot Streak? How Do I Use It?

Q: What is a hot streak? A: A hot streak is a strip in the field where excess nitrogen is applied in order to eliminate nitrogen […]
December 29, 2015

Get a Drone for Christmas? 2 “Must-Knows” Before Your First Flight

In the 1983 movie A Christmas Story, Ralphie desperately wants a Red Ryder BB Gun, declaring it the “Holy Grail of Christmas gifts.” Ralphie’s mother warns […]
December 14, 2015

Senator Hoeven Praises Local UAV Industry at Drone Focus Meetup

Each month, Adam and I participate in Drone Focus, a lunch meetup about all things drone. Drone Focus is sponsored by Emerging Prairie and Botlink, a […]
December 3, 2015

Integrate UAV Technology with Yield Maps

UAVs have been front and center on the agricultural stage over the last couple of years. Is this new technology just fun and games or a […]
April 21, 2015

New Tools Make Nitrogen Management Possible

Many of you know that we actually have a farm here at Peterson Farms Seed. Carl’s grandfather started farming here in 1918 and his dad followed […]
February 4, 2015

What Are UAVs Looking At?

What are UAVs really doing when flying or hovering over a field? While working with UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), I’ve had many questions from growers about […]