Indiana CCA Conference 2022 Presentation



Crop Management
Wed, Dec 14, 2022
8:00am to 8:50am


Crop Management
Wed, Dec 14, 2022
1:00pm to 1:50pm

Precision Technology Considerations to Improve Planter Performance and Crop Emergence

Various advanced planting technologies are currently available for growers to utilize on their row-crop planters. Information on some of the available planting technologies options and how they can be effectively utilized for improving seed metering and placement accuracy, planting efficiency, and crop emergence in row-crops will be shared in this session. 


Simer Virk

Assistant Professor and Extension Precision Ag Specialist
University of Georgia

Dr. Simerjeet Virk is an assistant professor and Extension precision ag specialist at the University of Georgia. He has a MS in Biosystems Engineering from Auburn University and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Georgia. Dr. Virk’s research and extension efforts are focused on evaluation of precision ag technologies to improve performance of agricultural machinery and field productivity while providing research-based information to improve technology adoption and data management among the growers.