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2015 Tour Details
Stop 1: Lange-Stegmann Fertilizer Import Terminal
|Lange-Stegmann Fertilizer Transload Facility|
Tour of the Fertilizer Transload Facility including main office, Dome Storage, Covered Salt Storage Piles, St. Louis Urea Center, UAN Tank Farm, River Dock and Rail Loading Tower. The tour will feature the St. Louis Urea Center where the guests will get a close up view of storage and our high speed load rail and truck load out.
|Automated Soil Sampler Demonstrations|
There will be a number of automated soil sampling vendors at InfoAg this year and the first stop allows us to get a short demonstration of some of these machines.
|Falcon Automated Soil Sampling|
|Dakota Fluid Power|
Stop 2: Sydenstricker John Deere Dealership
|Sydenstricker John Deere Dealership|
|Sydenstricker John Deere Dealership includes ten stores in north east Missouri. Last year they welcomed the InfoAg Tour with a wonderful lunch, informative presentations, and time to learn more about Deere precision equipment with a full range of tractors, combines, and implements on display.|
|Lunch provided by John Deere|
|Presentations: we examine one of the most discussed topics around precision agriculture today; farm operation data. How do you analyze it? How do you share it? How do you mold it into profitable decisions that can safeguard your investments for future generations? There will be presentations on the service role of the dealer as as advisor for your business, your financial goals and your unique operation.|
|Equipment: Learn about the latest planting technology from John Deere: ExactEmerge™ Row Unit: 10mph planting that offers accurate singulation, population, spacing, and uniform depth, built to maximize productivity and yield potential. This patented technology delivers seed to the bottom of the trench at a rearward trajectory that truly matches the ground speed of the planter at any desired population. The technology provides precise seed placement in both corn and high-rate soybeans.|
Stop 3: UAV Demonstrations
The Spirits of St. Louis R/C Flying Club will once again host the InfoAg tour for a demonstration of UAVs. We will also have additional demonstrations available.
senseFly Ltd is a Swiss company. We develop, assemble and market autonomous mini-drones and related software solutions for civil professional applications such as accurate mapping of mining sites, quarries, forests, construction sites, crops, etc.
Sky Imaging Mapping Data makes FAA certified (STC) pods for Cessnas to image 60,000 acres per day at 70% overlap with 5 inch GSD. NIR (Near Infrared) Canon 6D or 51 MegaPixel 5DS can acquire all three NDVI bands for as little as $.04/acre.