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Here We Grow Episode 27: Drone Applicators & Ag Equipment

Episode 27: Drone Applicators and Equipment Financing 

Episode 27 focuses on ag technology and an equipment outlook for 2024.  If you are interested in agricultural advancements through technology and have plans to purchase equipment for your operation soon, this episode is for you!  

For more information on drone applicators, please click here to read an article on drone applicators featured in our magazine, Wiregrass Land and Living. 

Johnny Villanueava:  Johnny Villanueva is the Managing Partner and General Manager of Flint Irrigation which is an affiliate of Agrispray Drones. He started his drone business a little over 2 years ago in Lee County, Georgia with the purpose to educate, sell and service the general public in agriculture spray drones. Johnny also farms row crops and looked into ag spray drones to solve a need for precision application in small field trials. The DJI Agras line of spray drones allowed him to be on the cutting edge of new farming practices and be more precise in foliar applications. He soon became the local resource for everything spray drones and decided to enter into a partnership with Agrispray drones to meet a growing, fast-paced demand for spray drones on local farms. This demand coupled with on farm education started what we now have as a successful drone retail business. 

Ragan Brown:  Ragan Brown has been employed with SWGA for over 18 years. She has her MBA from Georgia Southwestern and has held various positions and is currently Residential Lending Unit & Other Financial Services Manager. She started the Farm Credit Express product for SWGA and other farm credits associations and has been working with equipment financing and leasing for the past 10 years.  Ragan resides in Leesburg with her husband, Richard and children. 

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