Association of Equipment Manufacturers Senior Vice President of Ag Services Curt Blades said economic decisions often lead to better environmental practices. “The reason for farmers to adopt precision agriculture had more to do with the economics of their individual farm. The added benefit is that the industry becomes more sustainable.” Blades believes consumer expectations and farmer practices are coming together, but consumers need to understand what farmers do to maintain their crops. “We take the act of feeding the world very seriously but we also take the act of protecting the planet very seriously.” Listen to the full interview with Curt Blades here.
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