• ND Updated Lidar 2018-2022 (11/7/2022) by Cheryl Johnson - Article By Kelly Sharpe LiDAR is aerial collected elevation data we have used in Ag Data Mapping Solution (ADMS) for roughly 12 to 13 years. When the first LiDAR LAS/LAZ files were made available for the Red River Valley, Darin jumped on how to use them and process them right… ...Continue Reading
  • Successful Precision Agriculture Programs Require… (8/13/2022) by webadmin@gktechinc.com - Article By Sarah Lovas Precision agriculture is managing crop inputs from a site-specific standpoint to increase profits, reduce waste, and improve the quality of the crop.  Precision agriculture the idea of putting the right number of inputs in the right place in the field and reducing their use, where they… ...Continue Reading
  • 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