Our Latest Articles

  • June 2018

    Technology in the Strawberry Patch

    Late spring and early summer are the times of year where a drive through eastern North Carolina takes you through fields and fields of strawberry patches hugging the ground in perfectly manicured rows. It gives you the kind of feeling the Beatles crooned about: that the strawberry fields really do go on forever. Even though… Read more »

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  • June 2018

    Connecting the Dots: Irrigation Management Technology

    A grower wakes to the glowing light of the phone on his night table. A notification has been pushed from the weather station in the early hours due to last night’s storm, which produced heavy rainfall. A second one appears quickly after from the soil and salinity probe, notifying him that he is reaching his… Read more »

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  • June 2018

    Weather Stations: A New Class Emerges

    The bane of any farmer’s operation is an unpredictable shift in weather that can harm one’s crop. From rains at harvest, to freezes during flowering, even the best predictive weather models cannot always account for inopportune weather. Farmers spend a decent portion of their time constantly observing the patterns of mother nature, in the hopes… Read more »

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  • Highland Hub in the Classroom

    HPA now offers the Highland Hub to our agricultural educators, providing access to the exact application that numerous farms are implementing in their own operations. Join our training session at the FFA State Convention on June 14. It’s open to all agriculture educators that are interested in purchasing the Highland Hub for their classroom. For… Read more »

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  • Defining Precision Agriculture

    November 2017

    Defining Precision Agriculture

    We hear it all of the time when we meet a new customer, attending an industry show, or answering questions on a discussion panel, “You all are a drone company, right?” It’s then that we smile and realize what a great opportunity we have to let them know what Precision Agriculture means.

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  • Highland Precision Ag Team

    February 2017

    Highland Precision Ag Featured In Fresh From Florida Magazine

    Highland Precision Ag is very excited to share the 2016-2017 edition of Florida Magazine – your guide to Florida’s farms, forests food and exports. Florida Magazine is published in partnership with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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  • 2017 ADVERSE EFFECT WAGE RATES

    January 2017

    2017 Adverse Effect Wage Rates

    The United States Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration has issued its 2017 Adverse Effect Wage Rates. See table below.

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  • Highland Precision Ag Lab Services

    January 2017

    Highland Precision Ag Partners With Waypoint Analytical

    Waypoint Analytical, Inc. (WP), in Memphis, TN and Highland Precision Ag, LLC, (HPA), in Mulberry, FL, are pleased to announce a strategic alliance in the Precision Ag industry that will enhance Highland’s laboratory testing services.

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  • How Ag Education has changed in the last decade

    November 2016

    How Ag Education Has Changed in the Last Decade

    As the agriculture industry changes to include new farming practices, such as precision agriculture, a new generation of farmers are beginning to adopt the responsibility of integrating these new practices into their operations.

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