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

GuidanceIntuicom RTK Bluetooth Receiver Released
December 22, 2014
The RTK Bridge-X Bluetooth Receiver lets precision agriculture and machine control users avoid the time-consuming process of running cumbersome cables to their various implements and guidance systems. Read More
ImageryCanadians, Europeans Gain Access To Trimble’s Pur…
December 17, 2014
Trimble announced today that its PurePixel Precision Vegetation Health solution is now available in Canada and Europe. Read More
DataTentative Agenda Set For February Big Data Workshop in …
December 16, 2014
Agronomists, retailers, consultants, equipment dealers, manufacturers and growers are invited to attend the Big Data Workshop, a one-day conference discussing the existing and potential power of data in agriculture. Read More
ImageryOhio AgriBusiness Conference To Feature Drones, Apps
December 16, 2014
An estimated 300 industry professionals will be attending the meeting Feb. 4-5 in Columbus. Read More
EquipmentTrimble Takes Lead: FAA Signs Off On UX5 Deployment
December 11, 2014
The FAA exemption moves Trimble one step further with the opportunity to provide a solution for safe and legal UAS operations that can benefit growers, ranchers, water management contractors, agronomists and other ag service providers. Read More
EquipmentIt’s A Start: FAA Signs Off On 4 Commercial Drone…
December 10, 2014
The government says it is granting four companies permission to use drones for aerial surveillance, construction site monitoring and oil rig flare stack inspections, bringing the total number of companies granted permits for commercial operations to 13. Read More
DataIteris Releases ClearAg Prime API Series
December 9, 2014
ClearAg Prime allows single-platform customer access to soil condition modeling, field accessibility and climatology norms. Read More
HardwareAgJunction Launches Satloc LiteStar III For Aerial Appl…
December 9, 2014
As the next generation of affordable GPS guidance system, LiteStar III builds upon the features of the previous LiteStar II system, with even more attributes, including simplified navigation set-up and guidance options. Read More
ComputingClimate Corp. Acquires 640 Labs
December 9, 2014
The 640 Labs team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to build the industry’s leading data science platform for farmers.   Read More
ImageryAgrian Users Gain RapidEye Imagery Access
December 9, 2014
The new partnership gives Agrian the ability to leverage BlackBridge’s RapidEye constellation of five identical satellites that capture images of up to two million square miles every day. Read More
EquipmentNORAC Hybrid Mode Receives U.S. And European Patent App…
December 5, 2014
Hybrid Mode's in-crop spraying feature eliminates the need for the operator to take manual control of the boom while spraying in adverse situations such as lodged, thin and uneven crops. Read More
EquipmentKinze Enhances Autonomous System
December 4, 2014
Additional capabilities have been added to the company's Harvest Automation System, including the ability to run multiple combines and autonomous carts in the field simultaneously. Read More
DataSensilize: Advanced Remote Sensors For Agriculture
December 4, 2014
An Israel-based company is moving closer to releasing new sensor technology that delivers better, more useful and more detailed data for consultants and growers. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Signs On With Pembina Co-op
November 26, 2014
The partnership is aimed at providing Pembina Co-op members with convenience, quality service and a flexibility of options for sustainable farming from independent service provider Farmers Edge. Read More
ImageryParrot Invests $2 Million In Ag UAV Sensors
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