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Career Shadowing Experience -- VRT/Precision Ag
Fri, March 24, 2017, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
A Variable Rate Technology specialist is responsible for the development and implementation of variable rate technology programs to assist customers with maximizing crop production and effective soil management practices. Learn how a VRT specialist utilizes GPS and computer software to map fields and analyze years of satellite imagery maps in order to develop prescriptions for each individual field. Country Pride’s VRT specialist will utilize those tools to recommend the best fertilizer or seed recommendations for the specific soil types for specific fields. Also learn more about how soil samples are collected and how the information is used. This job shadowing experience will provide a basic overview of agronomy and then will show an in-depth look on how technology is used to help the producer save money and provide improvements in their yields.