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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
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Precision Ag Innovation Series
Data170 Organizations 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 Open For 2016 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
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DataAGCO Opens AgCommand API To Outside Developers
August 28, 2015
AGCO Corporation announced today that its AgCommand API (Application Programming Interface) is now open to approved third party developers and Read More
EquipmentFalcon Introduces New Models At MAGIE
August 28, 2015
Falcon Soil Technology has added two models to its lineup of automated soil sampling systems that promise to bring precision Read More
EquipmentAGCO Launching Fuse Connected Services
August 26, 2015
AGCO Corporation announced today the launch of Fuse Connected Services, a new customer offering through AGCO dealers. Fuse Connected Services Read More
ComputingDeere ISG Introduces Harvest Mobile; Plus Field Connect…
August 25, 2015
Deere says these latest updates provide end users with more functionality and service, resulting in higher levels of machine performance and decision-making in the field. Read More
1 on 1: SST Software on the Move
Video1 on 1: SST Software on the Move
August 25, 2015
At SST Software’s Vision Conference at InfoAg 2015, CEO Matt Waits shared some important news about new and broader partnerships, 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
Farmers Edge
DataNew Investor Signs On To Farmers Edge
August 25, 2015
Farmers Edge recently announced the addition of Osmington Inc., to its team of investors. The backing of Osmington Inc., marks Read More
ImageryGEOSYS: Remote Imagery Services For Guiding Agronomic D…
August 24, 2015
The agriculture industry is increasingly relying on remote imagery services to make timely and effective decisions in the field. According Read More
Variable Rate2015 CTIC Tour Minnesota: Exploring Conservation In The…
August 19, 2015
The damn cattle just didn’t want to cooperate. After a day of pretty much every detail (during an event with Read More
Potato Field on Wilcox Farm in Idaho Falls, ID
DataWaypoint Analytical Opening New Champaign Lab
August 19, 2015
Waypoint Analytical, the largest agricultural and environmental soil testing network in the U.S., announces its newest location in Champaign, IL. Read More
Industry NewsFarmers Edge Appoints New Chief Technology Officer
August 18, 2015
Farmers Edge has appointed Kevin Grant, PhD, as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), to drive the company’s existing precision agriculture technology Read More
DataDTN/Progressive Farmer, FarmLink Announce Collaboration
August 17, 2015
DTN/The Progressive Farmer and FarmLink today announced a collaboration agreement to develop a new decision dashboard product that will help Read More
ImageryASABE Forms Technical Committee For Unmanned Aerial Sys…
August 13, 2015
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announces the formation of a new technical committee focused on unmanned Read More
Industry NewsWinField Bolsters Decision Ag Technology And Data Team
August 13, 2015
WinField, a leading provider of seed, crop protection products and agronomic expertise, has announced four personnel changes to its agronomy Read More
Joe RussoPrecision Agriculture And Food Issues
August 6, 2015
The political polarization between liberals and conservatives is well known in the U.S. Each side has their ideology which is Read More
EquipmentAGCO Announces Precision Planting Integration
August 6, 2015
AGCO has entered into an agreement with Precision Planting, an affiliate and business of The Climate Corporation that introduces factory Read More
Potato Field on Wilcox Farm in Idaho Falls, ID
PrecisionAg InstituteThink Data First: Perfect Makes Perfect
August 6, 2015
There are some out there who would have you believe that practice simply makes perfect. That same group would also Read More
Geovantage plane with sensor
ImageryImagery: Which Way Is Right For Me?
August 6, 2015
For a grower or agronomist looking to implement aerial imagery into their precision ag repertoire there are three options — Read More