What’s your name? Troy Seaworth.
I have been a farmer since: all my life! Although I only started doing farm management in 1997.
I have been a Farm At Hand user: just starting to use it this year. It has helped me to be more organized and access information in real time.
Where do you farm? In Colorado.
What do you grow? I grow corn, sugar beets, wheat, hay and dry beans.
How did you get into farming? My grandfather and my dad got me into farming.
What do you love about farming? Seeing the finished product from start to finish.
Tell us a little bit about your farm and who you farm with. I farm with my dad and I became a farmer because I have enjoyed it since I was little. It provides a lifestyle like no other.
What’s one of your favourite moment in the field? The morning’s when the air is clear and the center pivot lightly fogging crop with irrigation water.
Has technology changed the way you farm? Sub-inch GPS has allowed us to change our cropping systems to be more efficient and to be better stewards of the resources.
What’s currently in your pockets? My daughter’s fake quarter, a pocket knife and keys.
Can you share with us what you think is the biggest challenge in Ag right now?
Public perception and water issues.
What is your most important piece of equipment? Not sure that I can single one out as all work together to create a system.
What is your biggest take away this year? That every year is different and the best laid out plans also needed to be changed to adjust to every situation.
If there is one thing you would like the general population to know about farming or Agriculture what would that be? They should know that we are good stewards of the resources in our care and that we work efficiently to prodive them with safe food supply.
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