Variable Rate Seeding the Future of Farming

Phil Howard with Southern States Cooperative spoke at the 2012 Precision Ag Field Day on Tuesday at the Tidewater Research and Extension Center near Plymouth North Carolina on variable seeding rates within a field. With the pressures of feeding more and more people with the same or fewer acres, Howard explains that this technology is part of farming's future. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.