What can enhance yields, reduce costs, and give your farm a competitive advantage? The answer is precision agriculture! Listen as Michael Boehlje and Michael Langemeier, two professors from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, define this product of the agricultural revolution and its implications on the grain industry.

 About the guests:

Michael Boehlje is a distinguished professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and the Center for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University. A major theme of his research, writing, and lecturing for the past 10 years has been the importance of strategic planning and thinking, and positioning the firm for longterm viability and success.

Michael Langemeier is an associate director in the Center For Commercial Agriculture and  a professor in the Department Of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. His research interests include cropping systems, benchmarking, strategic management, cost of production, and technical and economic efficiency.

 Episode topics: 

  • Defining precision agriculture 
  • What does it look like to adopt precision agriculture?
  • Limitations of precision agriculture
  • Strongest players and supporters of precision agriculture
  • Future implications of precision agriculture on grain industry 


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Transcript for Whole Grain Episode 12: The Agricultural Revolution

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