Plowing Ahead - December 29, 2015

Midwestern Traditions

How is conventional farming practiced in east central Illinois? The corn-and-soybeans farming that monopolizes our landscape has been transformed by GPS, drones, and other cutting-edge technologies.

Dale Stierwalt and Linden Warfel, long-time farmers of row crops in central Illinois, discuss conventional farming practices and how they have evolved over time including the introduction of technologies such as GPS, drones, and infrared cameras, all of which have revolutionized farming.


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