Software Stories

DataData Mapper Advances Its Aerial Processing, Management And Analysis Software To Service Growing Network Of UAV Platforms
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, Scouting App
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
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
SoftwareCDMS’ Vision Goes Mobile
September 24, 2014
After a 2013 soft launch, Crop Data Management System’s Vision mobile agronomy and back office software solution is poised to take advanced ag computing capabilities where they can capture the most data: into the field. Read More
SoftwareLindsay Ready For Busy Close To 2014
September 24, 2014
Lindsay Corp. introduced a slew of new products and services recently that look to keep the Omaha-based irrigation tech outfit quite preoccupied for the foreseeable future. Read More
DataCargill Launches Planting Data Software
September 9, 2014
The tool, called NextField DataRx, will compete with data-analysis services from companies including Monsanto Co. and DuPont Co. Read More
SoftwareThe New AgVerdict Is In
September 2, 2014
Wilbur-Ellis heard you. A powerful new version of AgVerdict precision software — for desktop and mobile — offers intuitiveness and ease across more than 300 crops. Read More
SoftwareConnected Farm Now Includes Field Data Management Solution
August 26, 2014
The solution consists of two Web applications: Connected Farm Field, a field data management tool for the farmer; and Connected Farm Advisor, a field data management tool for the farmer’s trusted advisor. Read More
SoftwareDoug Mills Joins MapShots As Business Manager
July 30, 2014
Mills will have responsibility for enhancing the strong software development and outstanding customer service functions of the company through a focused sales and marketing strategy. Read More
SoftwareAgWorks Finalizes HighQ Software Acquisition
July 30, 2014
AgWorks, LLC has announced a partnership with Willard Agri-Service through its Ag Venture subsidiary to team up to deliver decision support services to growers. Read More

Trending Articles

ImageryDrones Grounded: NTSB Overturns Pirker Decision, Affirms FAA Authority
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
Variable RateA Doubleshot Of Precision Ag Services
November 3, 2014
Ag retailer South Dakota Wheat Growers is using an innovative piece of equipment to enhance the precision ag application work for its growers-customers. 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
DataAmerican Farm Bureau Survey Shows Big Data Use Increasing
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: 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
MappingDuPont Pioneer Teams With Government Organizations For Soil Initiative
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

Latest News

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 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