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The Right Time to Start Activating Data

When it comes to activating (and maximizing) your farm data, the right time to start is right now.  Through Granular’s work in helping farms manage data management implementation, we’ve learned that there are several key barriers that often keep farmers from getting started on their journey towards having data make a quantifiable difference for their […]

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Considering farm expansion? Start with these 5 steps

One of the undeniable truths of farming is that there are finite methods to increase operational profit: squeeze as much yield as you can out of your ground, limit input costs and make smart decisions about operating expenses. But after you’ve exhausted all of these options, meeting your long-term operational goals will eventually require answering […]

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Critical Management Practices of the Digital-Forward Farm

Farmers are collecting reams of data, and the majority that use it report a positive yield impact from their data-informed decisions. According to a recent study on farm data usage by Purdue University, many farmers are using data to influence fertilizer application, seeding rate, and drainage decisions with positive results for their business.  Here at […]

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Rural Broadband Expansion Promises Improved AgTech Solutions

Farmers want to farm, not wait on digital files to upload. How “smart” can your farm be and how will “digital solutions” help when your rural internet connectivity is slow, spotty and in some cases, non-existent? Well, there’s plenty of good news about future connectivity for America’s farmers. Even for the most remote and unpopulated areas of […]

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The Agronomic Factors You Need to Weigh Before Rotating in 2021

Any farmer knows what works for one field or crop won’t necessarily work for another. Agronomic factors influence every crop decision — everything from farming practices to geographic considerations like soil type, slope and weather can impact what works in your fields. Pioneer has been studying regional crop rotation for decades, so we asked Pioneer Agronomy […]

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John Deere Equipment: What Your Farm Data is Telling You

Farms are collecting more data than ever before. But your John Deere equipment data doesn’t pay off if it stays in the drawer. “If you don’t have data to manage, you have nothing,” said Shawn Feikema from Circle F Farms in Minnesota. “Anyone can put seed in the ground but it’s what you do with […]

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Manage Recordkeeping Chaos with Digital Work Orders

The Orr family has farmed the same land for more than a century. The current generation grows waxy corn, grass and alfalfa on their 117-year-old farm near Rowley, Iowa. They stay profitable by using farm management software.  Jim Orr and Jason Orr, a father/son team, introduced Granular Business on the farm about five years ago. […]

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Meet Granular Product Manager, Jenna Milano

What do you LOVE about working here? Working with really smart and passionate people. I work with people who come from various backgrounds and it’s really exciting to have that exposure. It’s equally exciting to work with international teams. From a product perspective, we are faced with so many great challenges that really make working […]

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