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: Raven’s Tim Hines
November 5, 2014
Tim Hines of Raven Industries talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the latest with the Slingshot precision ag system, including new products and services available under the brand such as SmartYield Pro and Viper 4. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: AGCO’s Michael Englert
October 29, 2014
Michael Englert of AGCO talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about the latest with Fuse Technologies, how the AgCommand system is helping customers manage their equipment fleet, how growers are realizing the value in telemetry, and much more. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: American Soybean Association’s Joe Steinkamp
October 22, 2014
Joe Steinkamp of the American Soybean Association (ASA) talks with PrecisionAg Executive Editor Paul Schrimpf about how he’s using precision agriculture on his own farm, what benefits he finds in variable rate technology, and what it means for ASA to be a member of the PrecisionAg Institute. 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
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

Latest News

ImageryParrot Invests $2 Million In Ag UAV Sensor Developer
November 25, 2014
MicaSense has developed RedEdge, a rugged yet lightweight, professional-grade multispectral camera optimized to capture precise and repeatable information across five spectral bands. Read More
DataPirker Reversal, FAA Bungling: Where We Are Today With …
November 24, 2014
A well-respected agriculture drone expert, TheUnmannedFarmer (aka Robert Blair) discusses fallout from the recent Pirker decision reversal as well as where we are today in ag's ongoing battle to deploy drones over the nation's fields. Read More
DataField To Market Inks Partnership With The Sustainabilit…
November 24, 2014
TSC and Field to Market have agreed to work toward greater harmonization of metrics in overlapping product categories, encourage data platform interoperability and collaborate together on innovation projects. Read More
ImageryAUVSI Announces New Leader For 2015
November 21, 2014
Brian Wynne has been named president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). Read More
GPSTopcon Acquires German Console Manufacturer
November 20, 2014
Wachendorff Elektronik GmbH and its US subsidiary, Wachendorff Electronics Inc., are leading manufacturers of in-cabin mounted consoles for the industrial vehicle market in the agricultural and construction industries. Read More
DataRanch Systems, OnFarm Announce Partnership
November 19, 2014
Ranch Systems, a new OnFarm Ready Partner, is now “plug and play” compatible with the Grower Dashboard; growers can now seamlessly view field data collected by Ranch Systems. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Looking To Expand U.S. Customer Base
November 19, 2014
A Canadian precision ag outfit is feeling frisky after a recent capital infusion, looking at bringing its agnostic data management system to more U.S. growers and retailers. Read More
ImageryDrones Grounded: NTSB Overturns Pirker Decision, Affirm…
November 19, 2014
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a much-awaited decision ruling that FAA rules that apply to manned aircraft apply to unmanned aircraft or drones, reports Forbes.com contributor John Goglia; Pirker can still appeal. Read More
DataAgrian, Others Detail Open Modus Standard For Ag Data
November 19, 2014
The Open Modus Standard provides the industry with a single, unified format for data management and exchange that can be used across Farm Management Information Systems (FMIS) in support of precision agriculture. Read More
ComputingNew AyrMesh Bridge Provides Long-Range Network Access
November 18, 2014
Ayrstone Productivity introduced the AyrMesh Bridge, a 5-mile-long, point-to-point Internet bridge that acts like a wireless Ethernet cable, allowing farmers and ranchers to easily connect distant devices to their networks. Read More
DataValley Launches Irrigation Exchange Data Transfer Solut…
November 18, 2014
Irrigation Exchange provides for the seamless transfer of precision data to other ag companies from BaseStation3, the new Valley remote irrigation management product. Read More
DataMajor Farm Organizations Ratify Data Privacy Policy
November 13, 2014
A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers have announced an agreement on data privacy and security principles. Read More
DataAgGateway Releases Data Privacy White Papers
November 11, 2014
AgGateway's Data Privacy and Security Committee has published a white paper to help the agriculture industry consider ways to incorporate data privacy best practices and standards into their operations. Read More
GuidanceRaven Industries Names CFO
November 11, 2014
Steven E. Brazones will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer, effective December 1, 2014. He succeeds Thomas Iacarella, who will remain with the company and work with Brazones to ensure a smooth transition. Read More
ImageryFAA Confirms Small Drone Rule By End Of Year
November 11, 2014
The proposed ruling, which the agency has been working on over the past year, is currently being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget, Jim Williams, manager of the FAA’s UAS integration office, said on Nov. 5. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Receives Funding Infusion
November 10, 2014
Farmers Edge has received an investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ Green Growth Fund for expansion of Farmers Edge’s technology platform. Read More
GuidanceIndustry Loses Tremendous Young Leader
November 9, 2014
Pat Schaddel, a young leader and innovator in precision ag for Brandt Consolidated, passed away on November 6. Read More
SteeringStara Selects AgJunction eDrive XC Precision Steering F…
November 6, 2014
Stara and AgJunction have signed an agreement to integrate AgJunction's newest and highest performing steering solution, eDrive XC with Stara's industry-leading precision terminal, the Topper 5500. Read More