MyAgData Launched To Connect Precision Ag Data With Crop Reporting Requirements


A new cloud-based online service designed to bridge the gap between popular farm management software and reporting requirements for crop insurance, USDA and other government entities has been introduced by Independent Data Management, LLC. The service, MyAgData, simplifies the time-consuming, labor intensive process of identifying Common Land Unit (CLU) information – tracts of farmland defined by the government – and matching it to corresponding planting and harvest data collected by precision farming software systems. The service is now available for the 2013 crop season.

Designed for crop insurance agents, crop advisors and agronomists working in conjunction with their grower clients, MyAgData allows users to upload field data from their software – including crops, planting dates, field borders, non-plant areas and more. The system then automatically matches the field data from the grower’s software with MyAgData’s CLU database, layering required information over each field.

“This is a true breakthrough for anyone dealing with crop insurance,” said Deb Casurella, President of Independent Data Management, LLC. “With MyAgData, what used to be a painstakingly slow and methodical process of matching government identified common land units with fields as they are identified via precision farming GPS systems can now be accomplished in just a couple minutes.”

The timing of the launch coincides with significant changes to government farm reporting requirements designed to eliminate paperwork and provide more accurate documentation of farm activities. Because MyAgData is an independent entity, it is capable of formatting field data from any major precision farming/farm management software system for use in major crop insurance systems as well as FSA and other government and independent reporting entities, eliminating potentially redundant efforts by separate crop insurers to develop separate systems for each precision farming software system.

“Government reporting requirements are changing quickly. Crop insurers are expected to file most information electronically going forward. This is the most efficient way for them to collect and submit this information. And, because it will be updated based as reporting requirements change, MyAgData will eliminate headaches for crop insurers and their clients,” said Casurella.

Subscribe to the Newsletter!
Get your free weekly Precision Ag Newsletter!

Leave a Reply

Data Stories
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
DataPlantBeat To Debut At InfoAg 2014
July 21, 2014
Phytech will reveal PlantBeat — a new service that assists farmers in the optimization of crop yields by translating plant needs into real-time alerts and expert recommendations — at the 2014 InfoAg conference in St. Louis, MO. Read More
ImageryFAA: We Plan To Meet September 2015 UAV Integration Deadline
July 15, 2014
Jim Williams, manager of the FAA’s Office of Unmanned Aerial Systems Integration, recently spoke at the Delta AgTech Symposium on the current state of commercial UAV regulation in the U.S. Read More
SensorsNORAC Celebrates 40 Years In Business
June 25, 2014
NORAC, a leading precision ag manufacturer who pioneered the use of ultrasonic sensing in the development of control equipment, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Read More
Trending Articles
EquipmentRaven, CNH Industrial Strengthen Ties
November 19, 2015
Raven Industries and CNH Industrial have established a new long term agreement, strengthening the partnership between the two companies. This Read More
ComputingDeere, Precision Planting Deal: 7 Things We Learned
November 3, 2015
Rather predictably, the recently announced John Deere acquisition of Monsanto’s Precision Planting raised plenty of eyebrows around the office Tuesday Read More
Grower using MyJohnDeere with tablet
DataDeere, Cloud Provider DN2K Form SageInsights Joint Venture
October 8, 2015
Deere & Co. and DN2K have agreed to form SageInsights – a joint venture to initially serve the agriculture industry Read More
Trimble - Xfill
GPSGPS Gaining Power, Expanding Applications
September 21, 2015
While the ability to harness the field navigation power of GPS has been around for decades, these days equipment makers Read More
EquipmentMore Deere Planters Get ExactEmerge Retrofit Kit
August 25, 2015
John Deere recently announced that additional ExactEmerge-enabling Retrofit Kits are now available for additional late model John Deere planters. Now, model year 2011 Read More
DataClimate Corp: We’ve Mapped Nearly 45% Of U.S. Corn And Soybeans
June 25, 2015
Today, The Climate Corporation, a division of Monsanto Company, announced that farmers have mapped more than 75 million row crop Read More
Latest News
Gary Knutson, executive director of the North Dakota Agricultural Association
EquipmentNorthern Ag Expo To Showcase Precision Agriculture
November 25, 2015
The 45th Northern Ag Expo, December 1 and 2 at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND, will be a showcase for Read More
Katie MacMillan - Precision Agronomist with Farmers Edge
DataFarmers Edge Announces New Retail Partnerships
November 24, 2015
Farmers Edge announced it is expanding its local partnerships throughout the agriculture supply chain. The new cooperatives signal the commitment Read More
Monosem Planter
EquipmentBig Plays In Precision Ag Technology Segment
November 24, 2015
The move to a high tech agricultural environment continues apace with recent agreements and acquisitions cementing intent of key players Read More
In Cab Wilcox Farm
DataPrecision Agriculture Workshop Kicks Off Food, Ag And H…
November 20, 2015
A 32-hour app hackathon fueled by pizza and caffeine, an “idea hack” tackling global challenges, a precision-agriculture workshop for drought Read More
MyTraps Spensa Technologies
DataPrecision Ag Company Finalizes $2.5 Million Investment,…
November 20, 2015
Spensa Technologies Inc., a startup in Purdue Research Park, closed on $2.5 million in Series A funding to expand its Read More
ImageryKansas Students To Operate AgEagle UAS For Precision Ag…
November 20, 2015
A group of students in Kansas are pairing with some of the state’s farmers on a precision agriculture project that Read More
ComputingAgGateway Introduces Specialty Chemical Council
November 19, 2015
AgGateway members have created a new council to address electronic connectivity issues related to the specialty chemical business. Segments covered Read More
EquipmentRaven, CNH Industrial Strengthen Ties
November 19, 2015
Raven Industries and CNH Industrial have established a new long term agreement, strengthening the partnership between the two companies. This Read More
DataFBN Brings Moneyball Conference To Bettendorf
November 19, 2015
Farmers Business Network (FBN), the independent and trusted farmer-to-farmer information network, today announced the company is hosting a major farmer Read More
ComputingSST Launching Analytics Platform for Agronomists, Ag Re…
November 19, 2015
SST Software has released a new web-based application, SST Analytics, that allows agronomists and ag retailers to perform regional analysis Read More
ComputingAgworld, CDMS Announce Partnership
November 18, 2015
Agworld, a provider of mobile farm management software, announced a new partnership today with CDMS to provide crop protection and Read More
AgBot16 Challenge
EquipmentCool Idea: Details On Robotic Planter Challenge Reveale…
November 18, 2015
Teams representing the educational and business sectors are entered to compete in the 2016 agBot Challenge, which will be held Read More
DataWilbur Ellis Taps aWhere For Weather Data, Modeling
November 18, 2015
Retailer Wilbur-Ellis has chosen Colorado-based aWhere to provide agricultural weather data and agronomic modeling services to the retailer’s AgVerdict decision-making toolkit. aWhere is Read More
MyJohnDeere tablet
EquipmentPrecision Agriculture The Focus Of Recent John Deere Ac…
November 17, 2015
John Deere continues to focus on precision agriculture, as the company announced on November 3 that it reached an agreement Read More
Super Nova Drone
DataUniversity’s Drone Program Poised To Change Agric…
November 17, 2015
The Aviation Program at the University of Louisiana Monroe is producing cutting-edge drone research and hands on field operations that Read More
An Agribotix pilot flies over emerging corn.
DataKansas Senator Praises UAV Technology For Agriculture
November 17, 2015
A sense of history hovered over Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts on Friday as he gingerly took the controls of an Read More
PrecisionAg Innovation Series Audience
Data2016 PrecisionAg Innovation Series Meeting Slated For S…
November 16, 2015
“Agriculture And Data: Finding What Works” is the latest installment in the PrecisionAg Innovation Series, to be held January 26, Read More
ComputingDigging Deep Into Precision Agriculture
November 13, 2015
Silent Shade Planting Company has only scratched the surface when it comes to using precision agriculture in its 12,000-acre operation. Read More