Farms have always been data-driven. From the paper ledgers of our grandparents, to the computerized Excel spreadsheets of our parents, keeping a ledger of crop inputs, agronomy practices, market prices and more is integral to making a farm profitable. Read more
Sorghum U - Wheat U Expert Insight
Attendees at the first combined Sorghum U/Wheat U event at the Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kansas, were the big winners Aug. 14. Sorghum U/Wheat U was sponsored by High Plains Journal and IntelliFarms.
A farmer panel brought the experiences of four farmers from varied backgrounds, and kicked the day off. The farmer panel included Mike Younger, Bison, Kansas, a diversified wheat and sorghum grower; Justin Knopf, a Saline County, Kansas, farmer who is also vice president of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers; Kent Martin, a sixth generation farmer from Alva, Oklahoma, and Kent Winter, Andale, Kansas, farmer and president of Kansas Grain Sorghum. Read more
For Brad Berk, time and money are difficult commodities to come by and always in great demand. Berk farms over 5,000 acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, canola, field peas and sesame in the Concordia, Kansas, area and has been an IntelliFarms customer for over 10 years. Read more
Brad Boyd, of Meade, Kansas, is a fourth generation farmer and works alongside his son-in-law, Kevin Price. Boyd raises corn, milo, wheat, soybeans and cattle. In 2015, he purchased his first IntelliFarms BinManager and now has nine systems monitoring his grain. Read more
“At any given time there is $200,000 to $300,0000 worth of grain in my grain bin and I just can’t leave that unprotected,” said Mike Younger. “The research I did on the IntelliFarms BinManager showed me that I wouldn’t have to worry about my stored grain anymore.” Read more