April 17, 2018

Spring is here! It may not look like it as out my window is a fresh 5 inches of snow on the ground on April 15th, but keep faith, planting season will arrive. With cold weather and the looks of the extended forecast, I thought I’d share some tips for surviving a long c...

April 4, 2018

Recently, I decided to become part of the Beck’s Hybrids family and offer my customers their outstanding selection in seed. I am excited to tell you about Beck’s, and why I think you will love them as much as I do.

The main reason I chose to be part of Beck’s is because...

March 5, 2018

I often hear “I tried that 20 years ago. It didn’t save me any money, so I haven’t done it since then,” when it comes to farmers utilizing soil sampling. I’m here to tell you it’s time to try it again. Here’s just a few reasons why you need to reconsider soil sampling...

November 8, 2017

In a world where every coop and corporate owned precision ag company now does soil sampling, Rx creation, and more, it can be easy to say just let them do it.

When is the last time you looked closely at that report from the coop or did you even see it? Did they make a r...

October 25, 2017

If you are visiting my site and wondering a little more about my company and who I am, this blog post hopefully answers those questions for you. My name is Mark Hewitt. I grew up on a farm by Cleveland, MN. It’s one of those towns you can blink and miss it while you dr...

October 7, 2017

Why would I hire a drone company when I can buy one myself? This tends to be a question farmers ask themselves when trying to decide to hire aerial imagery for their operations or invest in a physical drone for their operation.

As a farmer myself, I focus my business on...

October 2, 2017

It is that time of year again! Combines are heading to the field to begin harvest after a season of praying for rain and then praying for heat. It’s shaping up to look like a good harvest in southern MN, so it’s important to make sure you are capturing good data from y...

September 25, 2017

Each image we produce here at Hewitt Precision Insights comes with agronomic review as well as access to the AkerScout application you can download to your phone, tablet or iPad. This app is free to the public, whether you purchase imagery or not.

May 23, 2017

I often hear from other farmers that they have a drone. When I ask which one the most common response I receive is a Phantom with a GoPro camera, and that they will be using it for scouting this summer. That’s fine, if you want to spend hours in the field replacing bat...

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