FoA 264: [Tech-Enabled Advisor Series] Drone Technology with Todd Vagts of Bayer Crop Science

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On today’s episode I’m joined by Todd Vagts who is a technical agronomist for the Channel Seed brand which is part of Bayer Crop Science. Based in southeast Minnesota, Todd works with Channel salespeople and seed dealers (who they called “Seedsmen”), to make sure they are up to date with technologies and to problem-solve in the field. Todd is a farmer as well - lives 30 minutes from the farm where he grew up. Todd has a master’s in Agronomy from Texas A&M, and stayed down in Texas to focus on cotton for a while before coming back to the midwest where he is focused now.

Todd has been interested in drones for over a decade, but as you'll hear it took a while for them to really find a place in his day-to-day work.

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