Posts Tagged: production agriculture

Skills-vs.-scale debate in production agriculture

Feeding Dairy Cows

By Bob Panzer, Risk Management Officer Recently I had a reader forward a link to a video presentation that Professor John Roche from Ireland had recorded focusing on the topic of skill versus┬áscale in the relationship to production agriculture. I have addressed the topic of why many dairy producers have expanded their herds in┬áthe past… Read more »

A new frontier in agriculture takes flight

Drone in Field

  For the vast majority of human history, agriculture required large amounts of physical labor. As time has progressed, new technology has made it increasingly easier for those within production agriculture to accomplish tasks in a quicker and more efficient manner. Harvesting an 80 acre field once was quite the chore. Prior to machines, you… Read more »