Sensors Stories

DataRanch Systems Shipping RX30 Weather Sensor Worldwide
April 10, 2015
Ranch Systems is now shipping the RX30 expansion unit worldwide. The RX30 is a “drop-in” expansion board that allows the Read More
Drones, UAVs, UAS, precision agriculture
EquipmentOregon State Scientists Discover Novel UAV Application
April 7, 2015
For the first time, scientists at Oregon State University are measuring atmospheric temperatures with fiber optic thermometers suspended from unmanned Read More
SensorsTopcon Makes Play For Digi-Star
March 23, 2015
Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of Digi-Star, a global leader in agricultural solutions involving weight sensors and control systems for feeding, planting, fertilizer, and harvest equipment manufacturers. Read More
ImageryNew System From Blue River Will Aid Corn Research In Midwest
January 22, 2015
Blue River Technology's lastest commercial release is poised to revolutionize in-field research plot evaluation in corn. Read More
SensorsSpectrum Introduces New Director Of Marketing
January 14, 2015
Alicia Gillman will oversee the development of diagnostic marketing strategies in alignment with company objectives to drive revenue. Read More
DataUAVs Take Flight At Clemson
January 13, 2015
Joe Mari Maja, a research sensor engineer at the Edisto center, received FAA approval in December to fly a UAV as part of his effort to "technologize" farming in South Carolina. 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
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
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
ComputingShameless Plug: CropLife Tackles UAS In Ag
May 2, 2014
This month's CropLife Magazine cover story looks at the exciting world of Unmanned Aerial Systems. Read More
Trending Articles
Precision Ag Innovation Series
DataMore than 100 Organizations Already Committed To Attend August 31 Data Platforms Conference
July 8, 2015
The list of attendees and company representation continues to grow -- join us on August 31 in Champaign, IL for "Understanding Data Platforms: Putting Knowledge To Work." Advance discount expires July 20. 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
Precision Ag Innovation Series
DataAugust Event To Focus On Data Platforms In Agriculture
May 27, 2015
The PrecisionAg Innovation Series is proud to present "Data Platform Solutions: Putting Knowledge to Work." This one-day forum delves into the state of data platform offerings in agriculture, what's working, and where things are headed in the future. Join us on August 31 in Champaign, IL. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Adds Investment Partner
May 27, 2015
Data management and precision solutions provider Farmers Edge, announced the backing of new investment partner Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Read More
SoftwareTrimble Opens Up Irrigate-IQ
May 4, 2015
Trimble announced today that it has launched a new fully scalable version of its Irrigate-IQ precision irrigation solution that also Read More
AwardsNominations Deadline Extended For 2015 PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence
April 28, 2015
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
Latest News
DataAGCO, Trimble Collaborate To Connect Agriculture Data P…
July 28, 2015
AGCO and Trimble have announced they are partnering to deliver wireless connectivity between AGCO’s VarioDoc and AgCommand systems and the Read More
iSOYL app
DataSOYL Introduces New App At InfoAg
July 27, 2015
Making its debut appearance at the 2015 InfoAg conference in St. Louis, MO, SOYL will be exhibiting its groundbreaking new Read More
EquipmentGEOSYS Launches Daily Satellite Imagery Program, API Co…
July 24, 2015
GEOSYS has released two new offerings, Croptical Monitoring Application and GEOSYS Bridge API, to give agronomists critical field insights and Read More
Ag-Tester, Dignan
UncategorizedAg-Tester Offerings Help Ensure Equipment Is Precise Al…
July 22, 2015
Ohio-based Ag-Tester, an InfoAg 2015 exhibitor, is now offering portable units that test the operability of valves, flow sensors and PWM motors without removing them from the equipment. Read More
DataAutoProbe Adds Kansas, Missouri Distributor
July 22, 2015
AutoProbe Technologies names Effertz Farms, Belton, MO, a new grower-centric sales and service provider for southeast Kansas and western Missouri. Mike Read More
DataGranular Secures Series B Financing For Specialty Crops…
July 22, 2015
Granular announced the close of its Series B financing today. Tao Capital Partners led the round and was joined by Read More
Farmers Edge
Variable RateFarmers Edge Celebrates Grand Opening Of Shakopee Headq…
July 22, 2015
Farmers Edge celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Shakopee, MN, headquarters on July 21. Farmers Edge representatives, along with Read More
ImageryAmerican Farm Bureau Federation, Measure Launch Drone R…
July 21, 2015
Today, the American Farm Bureau Federation and Measure released a study that identifies and quantifies the benefits of drone technology Read More
ComputingInfoAg 2015: Learn What The Next 20 Years In Precision …
July 17, 2015
IF BIG PICTURE stuff is what you’re looking for at InfoAg 2015, Marc Vanacht’s presentation “2015-2035: What’s Coming For Precision Read More
UncategorizedData Platforms Conference Delivers Unmatched Learning, …
July 15, 2015
On August 31, some 200 individuals will come together to discuss the current state of data platforms, and the opportunities and challenges to their implementation at "Data Platform Solutions: Putting Knowledge to Work," at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, IL. Read More
Variable Rate2015 CTIC Tour Agenda Finalized
July 15, 2015
The eighth annual Conservation in Action Tour, which will be hosted in southeastern Minnesota by the Conservation Technology Information Center Read More
1255 Early Riser Planter with Precision Planting
EquipmentVoluntary Planter Standard Making Headway In Protecting…
July 14, 2015
As many of you already know, generally speaking there isn’t a whole lot of reaching across the aisle going on Read More
HardwareRaven Releases Slingshot Field Hub 2.0
July 14, 2015
Raven Industries enhanced its line of high speed modems with the release of the new Slingshot Field Hub 2.0. This Read More
Precision Ag Innovation Series
DataMore than 100 Organizations Already Committed To Attend…
July 8, 2015
The list of attendees and company representation continues to grow -- join us on August 31 in Champaign, IL for "Understanding Data Platforms: Putting Knowledge To Work." Advance discount expires July 20. Read More
ImageryMidwest Aerial Technologies In The Midst Of Ag Tech Boo…
July 8, 2015
Midwest Aerial Technologies (MAT), a MN-based business, is an Aerial Surveying company focusing on industries nationwide. Headquartered at the MinnWest Read More
DataInfoAg 15: Why Not Try Military Philosophy On Your Farm…
July 8, 2015
Scheduled to deliver an hour-long talk at the upcoming InfoAg 2015 (July 28-30) conference, Punch Moulton, senior director of cyberspace Read More
GuidanceProTrakker Debuts Hydraulic Hitches, Accessories
July 2, 2015
Advancements in precision agriculture continue to provide producers with technology that gives them more control over maximized yields, inputs, and Read More
DataAg Data Platforms Conference Coming August 31
July 2, 2015
Join more than 200 attendees and a wide variety of industry leaders in Illinois to discuss current and future trends and offerings in data platforms for agriculture. Read More