Awards Of Excellence

Awards2014 Awards Of Excellence Winners: Champions Of Precision Ag
September 2, 2014
The 2014 Class of PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence recipients have spent their careers working to improve precision practices, increase adoption and put best practices in place on the ground. Read More
AwardsPrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence Winners Talk About Careers, Industry Growth
August 13, 2014
Winners of the 2014 PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence share insights into their successful careers and what’s driving advancement in farming technology. Read More
AwardsPrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence Winners Honored At InfoAg
July 30, 2014
Winners of the PrecisionAg Institute's Awards of Excellence were honored at The 2014 InfoAg Conference in St. Louis. Read More
AwardsAbout The PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence
July 22, 2014
The PrecisionAg Award of Excellence program sheds light on some of the most important people and programs that have helped agriculture realize the full benefits of technology to improve agronomy, efficiency, and stewardship in crop production. Read More

Partners

PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: AgWorks’ Greg Duhachek
October 15, 2014
Greg Duhachek of AgWorks talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the company’s history, why ag retailers are so important in the decision-making process of precision ag, why AgWorks is so excited about its newly acquired HighQ Analytics product, and explains the full scope of the AgOS software system. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: Simplot’s Allan Fetters
October 8, 2014
Allan Fetters of Simplot talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the precision ag challenges and opportunities for specialty crop growers, how variable rate planting is gaining momentum among Simplot’s customers, how the company’s SmartFarm solutions are helping farmers make better decisions, and much more. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: SST Software’s Matt Waits
September 22, 2014
Matt Waits of SST Software talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the market’s need for compatibility across systems, how the company continues to work on solutions that allow seamless sharing of data and gives insight into several new SST products including the Sirrus iPad app. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: John Deere’s Chris Batdorf
September 15, 2014
Chris Batdorf of John Deere talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the latest with the company’s FarmSight strategy, how John Deere is responding to growers’ concerns about data privacy, new mobile technologies the company is currently working on and John Deere’s philosophy on collaborating with industry partners. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: Wilbur-Ellis’ Matt Wilson
September 9, 2014
Matt Wilson of Wilbur-Ellis talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the latest with the company’s AgVerdict software, how Wilbur-Ellis addresses data privacy concerns with growers and why fulfilling regulatory requirements is becoming increasingly important. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: WinField’s Dave Gebhardt
September 4, 2014
Dave Gebhardt of WinField talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about how the company’s Answer Plot program provides insight into precision agriculture, how the Web-based R7 Tool has evolved since its launch in 2011 and how WinField and The Climate Corp. are working together with data science. Read More

Latest News

ImageryAgEagle Launches All-Autonomous UAV System
October 20, 2014
AgEagle announces details on its RAPID UAV management system, which promises to be "the most advanced and comprehensive UAV operations management system specifically developed for professional agronomists and crop consultants." Read More
MappingMapShots Announces 2015 Customer Conference
October 15, 2014
MapShots, Inc. will hold its 2015 Customer Conference on February 11-14, 2015 at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA. Read More
GPSPrecision Agriculture: Finding The Payback
October 15, 2014
Profitability in precision ag is not about any one technology, but the result of employing technology in a total system approach that is agronomically sound. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: AgWorks’ Greg Duhachek
October 15, 2014
Greg Duhachek of AgWorks talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the company’s history, why ag retailers are so important in the decision-making process of precision ag, why AgWorks is so excited about its newly acquired HighQ Analytics product, and explains the full scope of the AgOS software system. Read More
DataData Mapper Advances Its Aerial Processing, Management …
October 15, 2014
The cloud-based platform will provide advanced analysis tools to convert aerial data into actionable information that will support better business practices. Read More
ComputingPurdue-Backed Spensa Secures Funding For Insect Traps, …
October 10, 2014
Spensa Technologies received $1.3 million in funding to further develop an online pest management program, an electronic insect trapping device and to expand its business capabilities. Read More
HardwareUSDA Awards TekWear Grant For Wearable Tech In Ag
October 9, 2014
USDA has awarded a grant to evaluate the effectiveness of innovative wireless, web-connected technologies for monitoring and growing specialty crops. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: Simplot’s Allan Fetters
October 8, 2014
Allan Fetters of Simplot talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the precision ag challenges and opportunities for specialty crop growers, how variable rate planting is gaining momentum among Simplot’s customers, how the company’s SmartFarm solutions are helping farmers make better decisions, and much more. Read More
EquipmentFAA Approves NC State Drone COA
October 8, 2014
North Carolina State University has obtained FAA authorization to fly drones for research and development purposes. Read More
EquipmentPrecisionHawk Creating UAV Buzz In RTP
October 8, 2014
Drones could soon mean big savings for the North Carolina agriculture industry, reports Mike Gonzalez for WNCN News in Raleigh, Read More
EquipmentSenseFLY Launches New Rotary Drone eXom
October 7, 2014
eXom’s five vision sensors also enable you to see in the direction the drone is moving for enhanced awareness and safe operation. Read More
DataIteris Expands Mobile High-Res Weather App
October 7, 2014
ClearPath Ag Select adds growing degree days and real-time access to high-resolution weather map tiles of current weather conditions, including composite radar, infrared radar and visible satellite, one and 24-hour precipitation, temperature, and wind speeds. Read More
MappingDuPont Pioneer Teams With Government Organizations For …
October 6, 2014
University of Missouri, USDA-ARS and DuPont Pioneer announce an innovative collaboration to pool soil mapping resources, predictive technologies and expertise. Read More
EquipmentDroneLife: 7 Best UAVs For Precision Ag
October 1, 2014
A UAV website has published a ranking of the top 6 drones currently available for precision agriculture. Read More
DataBig Data 2014: Protection Requires Proaction
October 1, 2014
Oklahoma State University professor Dr. Shannon Ferrell gave a wide-ranging discussion on many of the challenges facing growers in today’s automated data collection world. Read More
EquipmentAUVSI: FAA Clarifies UAV Regulation Unknown
October 1, 2014
FAA has announced that UAS operating under a COA must be registered and marked with an aircraft registration number prior to COA application. Read More
SoftwareJunge Introduces Zone Automation
September 30, 2014
Zone Automation is a new approach to ensure every zone in the plant is designed to work efficiently together in order to increase speed, accuracy and ease of operation. Read More
Face: Joe (Joseph) Russo
Joe RussoPrecision Agriculture, Then And Now
September 29, 2014
Looking back over the past few decade reveals just how the precision ag marketplace has developed and evolved. Read More