SWAT Mapping with Paul Sullivan – Agriculture

Soil, water and topography maps — extra generally know as SWAT Maps — have gotten a well-known administration device for corn producers.

These high-resolution soil basis maps are used to execute variable price fertilizer, seed, soil modification and pesticide functions. On this episode of the Agriculture Corn School, host Bernard Tobin catches up with Sullivan Agro’s Paul Sullivan as he’s placing SWAT Maps to work in certainly one of his purchasers’ fields.

Sullivan Agro started mapping shopper farms in 2021 and are actually managing fields based mostly on insights gleaned from the maps.

In the video, Sullivan describes how he used SWAT Maps to establish 10 distinctive manufacturing zones inside the Arnprior, Ont., subject and the way variable price planting and nitrogen scripts have been developed and utilized to optimize manufacturing in every zone.

Sullivan heads into the sector to guage how corn is progressing all through the totally different zones and shares why he feels extra agronomists and farmers will look to SWAT Maps to assist develop agronomic plans to handle crop manufacturing.

“This is an agronomist device to use elementary agronomy to the variation and manufacturing potential that’s throughout each farm,” says Sullivan. It’s an idea that farmers are very comfy with and a good way to handle inputs based mostly on the sector and the rising season, he provides.

Check out the complete dialog between Tobin and Sullivan, under:

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