We Are Ag Leader – Rick Applegate
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What is your name, position, dealership & location:
Rick Applegate, Owner, Precision Farming Solutions, located in the small town of Birdseye, IN but we cover all of southwest Indiana and North central Kentucky
How long have you been selling Ag Leader products? 8.5 years
What’s your favorite thing about selling precision ag products?
I love working with technology and I have a strong passion for agriculture. I get to help growers by providing, and teaching them about the things I love.
What do you enjoy about working with Ag Leader? Ag Leader has a great culture and great employees to work with. I really appreciate how Ag Leader is focused on improving our quality of life, as well as our customer’s, through quality products, top-notch support and building strong relationships with their dealers and customers.
In five years, the new, hot precision ag product on the market will be….
I wish I knew! I expect more innovation specifically with sensors that we can use on existing equipment. I envision things like on-the-go soil fertility sensors, unmanned ground and aerial crop scouting systems, and using the internet of things to tie these things together for real-time monitoring and decision making.