Spotlight: Eric – Customer Success

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Tell us about your history with agriculture and technology. I’ve been with Conservis for 6 years. Prior to Conservis I had very little knowledge about agriculture. I’ve always grown up with math, computer science and nurses in my family so helping people with technology is something that matches my strengths. What do you enjoy a great deal? In the last …

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Are you a grower considering farm management software (FMS)?

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Asking these three questions will help determine if FMS is the right solution for your farm. Maybe you’re wondering if moving to a system that can tie all your information together could help you understand costs and see the big picture. Perhaps you’ve had it up to here with scale tickets, spreadsheets, and notebooks. Some farmers are moving toward smart …

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Solving problems with farm management software: recordkeeping

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One of the biggest areas of frustration we hear about from farmers is recordkeeping. We all know how important it is to keep good records, but there are so many aspects of it to manage: are records up-to-date? Are they accurate? Who needs access to what, and how do they get it? Not to mention the sheer amount of data …

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Changing market demands: another look at sustainability

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This is a two-part article on sustainability. Click here to read Sustainability begins with this simple word (part 1). Economic sustainability is sometimes forgotten in the discussion around this buzzword. Perhaps it’s easier to talk the latest methods or innovations than the numbers and the bottom line. But the bottom line is where it starts. In order to work toward …

Sustainability begins with this simple word

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Sustainability is a buzzword in agriculture and we all know it. It’s one of those words where ten people would give you ten different definitions. What everyone can agree on is that sustainability is about the future: what will things look like five, ten, twenty years down the road? The stool metaphor is still a good one: the three “legs” …

Conservis participates in South Dakota’s Dakotafest

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Published August 29, 2019 Last week we made our first appearance at DakotaFest, a three-day farm show just outside of Mitchell, South Dakota, a town of about 18,000 people and home to the world-famous Corn Palace. More than 500 businesses and exhibitors set up on over 50 acres of land to showcase the new technologies coming to agriculture and discuss …

It’s time for ROI in field trials

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The weather is out of your hands, commodity prices are volatile, inputs are becoming more and more expensive—this year has reminded us of the many variables in farming that growers have no control over. There’s no better time to get a handle on the things you can control. Farm crop field trials are one way to do that. All fields have …

Why crop traceability matters in agriculture

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Whether you’re seeking higher payment for your crops or you’re required to provide a transparent paper trail into your practices because you’re a non-GMO or organic grower, traceability is a big benefit. As consumers demand to know more about the origins of their food, having quick access to accurate, real-time crop data presents an undeniable advantage.   Simply put, “traceability” …

Trusted advisors will provide a competitive edge

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There’s nothing more important than trust these days. Farmers rely on trusted advisors to give them sound advice for their operations, but how does an advisor earn a client’s trust? Simple: trust is earned through good advice. The opportunity is there right now for increasingly better advice due to the amount of data growers are able to bring to the …

U.S. pecan farmers can thrive in competitive global market

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Native to North America, pecans are a valuable commodity worldwide due to their interesting texture, health properties, and of course, delicious taste. Though it can take nearly a decade to grow to optimal nut production, the pecan tree can produce nuts for over 100 years. The farming of “America’s native nut” is gaining ground in the United States. Though pecans …