Your GPS Guide: GPS Guided Silage Compaction

By Matt Kurmas

Your GPS Guide logoAMW’s Compact™ software has been used in landfill waste compaction successfully for many years. We are working diligently to apply and offer the same revolutionary concepts for GPS guided silage compaction. In fact, the technology can be applied to any circumstance where a material needs to be compacted. Precise GPS measurements and innovative software combine to give an operator the ability to visually track compaction progress, working area and elevation targets.

Proper compaction in an open silo is crucial to silage production. Inadequate compaction of material can result in major loss of profits due to poor fermentation. The job of the operator is to remove oxygen by spreading even layers of material, and driving over just enough times while not missing any area.

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A.G.S. at the Water Valley, Kentucky Winter Ag Conference


Chris Tucker, of A.G.S. Sales and Consulting in Murray, will be an exhibitor at the 2016 Winter Ag Conference in Water Valley, Kentucky. This event is hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, and will include presentations on tiling and fertilization options.

The trade show begins at 8am, with exhibitions, snacks and door prizes concluding around 1pm. Full details available here.

Crary Tile Pro presenting at 2016 AgPhD Tiling Clinic


Crary Tile Pro logoOn February 1st, 2016, the Hefty Brothers will be putting on another famous AgPhD Tiling Clinic at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND. The knowledgeable team from Crary Tile Pro will be on site to talk about their Tile Pro plows, stringer trailers, GPS hardware and best practices for field water management. They will also be presenting on AMW’s agricultural software, including the Ditch, Pipe and WaterCourse applications for surface and subsurface design and installation.

This clinic be open from 9am to 3pm, with lunch included. RSVP, information and directions are available here.


KNR Ag at the 2016 Manitoba Ag Days


KNR Ag Sales and Service logo

KNR Ag Sales and Service may be located in Brunkild, MB, but they are a trusted agriculture and technology resource across Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Central Northern United States. Robin Karlowsky and his team put the best tile plows and ditchers in the hands of their customers, all equipped with AMW’s industry leading Pipe and Ditch software.

If you will be at the 2016 Manitoba Ag Days on January 19, 20 or 21st, you will be able to find KNR Ag at Booth 1010 in the Westman Place Arena.

Ask about AMW’s ongoing upgrade promotion for tile installation software!

Mike Cook’s SWMS appearances in January, 2016

Cook's Soil and Water Management Systems

If you’re interested in learning more about the best practices for land improvement, water management and resource improvement in your midwestern location, look no further than Mike Cook’s Soil & Water Management Systems of Westphalia, MI. Mike Cook and Nate Cook are industry-leading experts in tile design and installation, as well as GPS solutions, and have been instrumental in many facets of AMW’s agricultural software for years.

The Cooks will be making trade show appearances at several conventions this January:

January 14 – 16
ILICA – Peoria, IL

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