• Exciting Things Happening for GK Technology in 2022 (2/17/2022) by Cheryl Johnson - Welcome to a new team member Welcome Sarah! First, GK would like to welcome Sarah Lovas to the GK Technology team. Sarah is a highly regarded agronomist based out of the Hillsboro, ND, area. She will be taking over much of the Agronomy, Mapping, Sales and Support for the Red… ...Continue Reading
  • Introducing – Truck Crop Yield Link to Greenstar Displays (9/3/2021) by Cheryl Johnson - We are reaching out to let you know some new and exciting news from GK Technology (GK) and KB Manufacturing (KB). For the last two years we have been working on a method to communicate with the John Deere Yield Documentation, Specialty Crop - 1120 Application Controller. The application controller… ...Continue Reading
  • 2020 Online Imagery Delayed (6/25/2020) by Cheryl Johnson - Due to recent attempts by the USGS to update their Bulk Downloading Application there has been a significant delay in our capability to keep our Online Library up to date with Sentinel and Landsat imagery.  While we are waiting for more current images to become available, we will continue to… ...Continue Reading
  • 2018 NAIP Download (1/23/2019) by Cheryl Johnson - 2018 National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) imagery is starting to appear on the USDA GeoSaptial site. We suggest that you get on to the site and get it downloaded. https://gktechinc.com/data-links/   - click on the “------USDA Geospatial-----” header. You will notice there are a couple new twists. The data is not… ...Continue Reading
  • Reprojecting LiDAR (1/23/2019) by Cheryl Johnson - Article by Paul Fuller, sales and drainage consultantDecember 2018 I have been using Lidar for drainage planning since I first learned about it back in 2010.  Is Lidar perfect?  No, it is not, but once you understand the weak parts of it, it can be a valuable tool.  That thought… ...Continue Reading
  • Imagery Alignment (1/8/2019) by Cheryl Johnson - Article by Clint Streeter, GIS mapping specialistJune 2018 Detail or variability is an important part of creating zones in my opinion, but it doesn’t do any good if it isn’t spatially accurate.  Anyone who has used the image alignment arrows when cutting out imagery in ADMS knows what I am… ...Continue Reading
  • ADMS Data Management (3/26/2018) by webadmin@gktechinc.com - How many times have you gone looking for a file/map that you know you have, but aren’t where you’d expect it to be? If you’re like me, it’s more often than you care to admit. Data management has become a very important part of running a business and when done… ...Continue Reading
  • UAV Imagery – Resolution (2/2/2018) by webadmin@gktechinc.com - We have all heard the comment for the last few years. “UAV, you must have one or your ag business is done!” Well, it seems like a lot of business have grown and prospered without a UAV? The idea I am throwing out here is not DRONE bashing, but DRONE… ...Continue Reading
  • Sentinel Data Proving to be an Asset in Management Zone Creation (2/2/2018) by webadmin@gktechinc.com - The Sentinel 2A satellite is in its second full season of data collection and has been an important contributor to the creation process of making zone maps. With its repeat coverage of only 10 days, Sentinel has been providing a large number of images during the 2016 & 2017 growing… ...Continue Reading
  • Nitrogen Management (1/2/2018) by webadmin@gktechinc.com - This year in parts of Minnesota there are new regulations taking effect that will regulate nitrogen testing and how much nitrogen can be applied. The goal of the new regulations is to protect ground water, and drinking water. The Minnesota Department of Ag (MDA) held meetings to talk with farmers… ...Continue Reading