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: 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
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

Latest News

EquipmentCalUAS Rebranding As Monarch, Relocating
October 31, 2014
California Unmanned Aircraft Systems (CalUAS) a company that manufacturers unmanned aircraft systems for 3D mapping announced today that they are changing their company name and establishing headquarters in Ridgecrest, CA. Read More
DataPrecision Interest Grows In Brazil
October 29, 2014
The country has made solid progress on soil sampling and variable-rate fertility, but limited cell coverage hampers connectivity and data collection. Read More
EquipmentNew System Weighs Skid-Steer Loads
October 29, 2014
Manufacturer Digi-Star has introduced WeighLog for wheel, telescopic and skidsteer loaders. This system provides a user-friendly on-board weighing system that 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
GPSNew GPS Satellite Set For Launch
October 28, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon October 29, a new GPS satellite will be headed for the skies. Read More
DataAmerican Farm Bureau Survey Shows Big Data Use Increasi…
October 24, 2014
A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows more farmers are reaping the benefits of the latest agricultural technologies, but most remain wary of risks involved with big data collection. Read More
PrecisionAg Institute1 On 1 With Paul Schrimpf: American Soybean Association…
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
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