Digital farming: The art and the science

  • The Bridge City Corn Maze at Mobridge has an ornate arrangement of passagways.
    The Bridge City Corn Maze at Mobridge has an ornate arrangement of passagways.
  • Precision planting offers some valuable tools in the way of optimization and efficiency, and also an opportunity for some fun and expression.
    Precision planting offers some valuable tools in the way of optimization and efficiency, and also an opportunity for some fun and expression.
The semi-annual flyover, in which all fields are photographed for various federal purposes, may reveal some strange happenings amidst the crops this summer. Corn tasseling differently than the other corn in the shape of a logo. A maze, cut intricately into another. Not cleverly and meticulously hand planted corn, nor did it have to do with the use of mowers. It was the work of precision planting…

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