The past, present and future of precision agriculture has many similarities and differences. As a whole, it’s about leveraging data and technology to make better decisions, while improving profitability and sustainability. Those words came from Terry Aberhart, who manages Aberhart Farms near Langenburg, Saskatchewan. “For me, it’s about having an abundance mindset. There are still a lot of ‘oldschool’ mindsets where farmers are worried about sharing or they may be in compensation with their neighbors,” said Aberhart. “I look at it in the sense of we’re all in this together. The more we can learn and share together, the better.” Speaking at the 111th gathering of the Northwest Farm Managers Association, Aberhart went on to say there are long term, positive returns on investment with variable rate technology. Hear more.