Sensors Stories

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
DataAgVu: Hyperspectral Sensing On Deck For Ag
April 17, 2014
A new hyperspectral sensor for agriculture is poised to further drill down agronomic data into the most-actionable information for users, and it's almost here. Read More
DataSenseFly Intros eBee Ag
April 9, 2014
Swiss UAV company SenseFly has announced the official launch of its latest model, the eBee Ag, specifically for precision agriculture applications. Read More
ComputingpH Testing: There’s An App For That Now
March 12, 2014
Compatible with both Apple and Android devices, the SAM-1 Smart Aqua Meter from Sensorex measures and records pH, ORP, conductivity and temperature values. Read More
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AwardsNominations Now Open! 2015 PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence
January 7, 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
ComputingClimate Corp. Acquires 640 Labs
December 9, 2014
The 640 Labs team will join The Climate Corporation, strengthening the company’s efforts to build the industry’s leading data science platform for farmers.   Read More
EquipmentKinze Enhances Autonomous System
December 4, 2014
Additional capabilities have been added to the company's Harvest Automation System, including the ability to run multiple combines and autonomous carts in the field simultaneously. Read More
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
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
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Farmers Edge
DataFarmers Edge Announces Alberta Carbon Offset Initiative…
January 26, 2015
Farmers Edge announced the closing of an exclusive agreement with Capital Power to develop carbon offsets eligible for use in the Alberta Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program. Read More
Grower using MyJohnDeere with tablet
Computing2015 Precision Ag Product Review
January 26, 2015
Here's a brief look at some of the newest precision ag products being featured during the upcoming season. Read More
Agriculture Production Flow Diagram
Joe RussoA Framework For Managing Information In Precision Ag
January 24, 2015
Providing a diagram to help precision ag users visualize information flow can be helpful. Read More
Software360 Yield Center Launches Mobile App, Upgrades 360 Comm…
January 23, 2015
360 Yield Center announced a plethora of updates and new product releases at its 2015 Yield Summit event Read More
EquipmentFAA, Pirker Settle 2014’s Most Polarizing Drone C…
January 23, 2015
Today the legal battle between the FAA and Raphael Pirker is over after the agency and Pirker's legal team have decided to settle the case to avoid further litigation expenses. Read More
SoftwareDigi-Star To Launch Grain Tracker App
January 22, 2015
Digi-Star will introduce the new Grain Tracker app at the 2015 National Farm Machinery Show held February 11-14 in Louisville, KY. Read More
DataAnother Ag-Drone Outfit Surfaces
January 22, 2015
David Dvorak started Field of View in 2010 after realizing the potential business opportunity for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology in agricultural imaging. Read More
ImageryNew System From Blue River Will Aid Corn Research In Mi…
January 22, 2015
Blue River Technology's lastest commercial release is poised to revolutionize in-field research plot evaluation in corn. Read More
EquipmentDeere App Center Unveiled
January 20, 2015
The John Deere App Center provides users the ability to search and find apps most useful to their business or operations. Read More
EquipmentT-L Irrigation GPS Navigation Corner System Details
January 20, 2015
The T-L GPS Navigation Corner system tracks multiple constellations reducing the signal loss caused by tree lines and other obstacles and there is no electronic interference from power lines. Read More
DataDuPont Pioneer Expanding Encirca
January 20, 2015
The new service is Encirca Yield Stand, which joins the Encirca Yield Nitrogen Management Service as a cutting-edge input management offering for growers. Read More
SoftwareTrimble Connected Farm Field App Measures Field Profita…
January 20, 2015
Trimble announced today that it will be adding a profit and loss reporting feature to its Connected Farm Field application—a Web-based field data management tool where growers can manage field boundaries, task data, crop health maps and precipitation data. Read More
SoftwareMapShots Details 2015 Customer Conference
January 15, 2015
The 2015 MapShots Customer Conference is scheduled Feb. 11-14, 2015, at the Georgia Institute of Technology's Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA. Read More
ComputingNew App: VRA With Your iPad
January 15, 2015
iSOYL, a new app from SOYL, streamlines the variable rate application process for iPad users, saving growers time, money and effort. It uses a smart cable and adaptor to connect with all popular spreader, sprayer and drill controllers. Read More
HomeIowa Startup Captures First-Ever Farm Bureau Entreprene…
January 15, 2015
ScoutPro of Lone Tree, IA, team lead Michael Koenig, was named Entrepreneur of the Year from a field of four finalists and received a total of $30,000 in prize money to implement his business idea, which is software to assist farmers with crop maintenance. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Continue Expansion In Western Canada
January 14, 2015
Farmers Edge announced a business alliance with Canadian retail Lloydminster & District Co-op to promote precision agronomy services in Western Canada. 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
DataBlackBridge Partners With Agrian On RapidEye Imagery
January 13, 2015
The new partnership allows Agrian to provide agricultural retailers, crop consultants, growers, and agronomists with an enormous pool of high-resolution, multispectral RapidEye imagery, as well as soil data, crop and weather history, and crop performance data from Agrian. Read More