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Drones, UAVs, UAS, precision agriculture
ImageryFLIR Launches New Vue Imaging Camera For UAVs
September 9, 2015
FLIR Systems announced the newest member of FLIR Vue thermal imaging camera series for unmanned aircraft, the FLIR Vue Pro. Read More
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
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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
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
DataCropMetrics, DTN Announce Collaboration On Weather, Irrigation Data
March 11, 2015
The new collaboration will enable growers with real-time, site specific weather and crop modeling information dedicated to helping improve grower’s irrigation management decisions. Read More
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DataWebinar Details Yield Data Cleaning For Fall Harvest
October 1, 2015
IF my summer travels for proved anything, it’s that 2015 was a big year for yield data. Sure, the Read More
iSOYL mobile app
DataiSOYL App Update Uses Shape Files, Adds Other Features
October 1, 2015
The first of its kind, iSOYL’s easy to use interface that can be used to manage precision crop production tasks on Read More
SoftwareNew Web-Based Irrigation Resource Launched
September 30, 2015
Choosing the right irrigation solution is essential to maximizing farm revenue, but it can be difficult to find reliable ag Read More
PA Innovation Series Video
DataPrecisionAg Innovations Conference on Data Platforms: F…
September 29, 2015
If you missed the PrecisionAg Innovations Series event, "Data Platform Solutions: Putting Information To Work" on August 31 in Champaign, IL, you can still view the video recordings of all the presentations for a one time fee of $100. Read More
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ComputingQ & A: Reflections Of A Precision Ag Intern
September 24, 2015
Through a partnership program sponsored by MapShots, Inc., 21-year-old Austin Gulasky spent his summer as a precision ag intern. He Read More
Dr. Raj Khosla: From sustainability to mitigating climate change, precision delivers many benefits
VideoDr. Raj Khosla: From sustainability to mitigating clima…
September 23, 2015
PrecisionAg Award of Excellence Educator/Researcher Award Winner Dr. Raj Khosla talks about how precision technology improves decision making in agriculture Read More
Dave Scheiderer: When data is clear and simple, growers are all in
VideoDave Scheiderer: When data is clear and simple, growers…
September 23, 2015
PrecisionAg Award of Excellence Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award Winner Dave Scheiderer talks about how data analysis provides benefits to grower customers, Read More
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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
An Agribotix pilot flies over emerging corn.
DataTop 5 Precision Ag Technologies For 2015: Data’s Day
September 21, 2015
By its nature, the precision agricultural marketplace features myriad products and services. From hardware options to attach to Big IRON Read More
Southern States
DataSouthern States Cooperative: Precision From Sea To Shin…
September 21, 2015
The humid, late-summer Virginia air clung to your skin like a cheap suit. Southern States Cooperative’s (SSC) King William Agronomy Read More
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PrecisionAg InstituteThinking Data First: InfoAg 2015 Edition
September 21, 2015
Chatting about Big Data in agriculture can be a mixed bag at times. There are companies and growers out there Read More
Eric SfiligojUAVs: Idiot-Proof Or Idiot Proof
September 21, 2015
For what seems like the umpteenth year in a row, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) dominated much of the conversation at Read More
Joe RussoRisk In Agricultural Decisions
September 21, 2015
The concept of risk, especially in the context of a decision, is difficult to assess for a number of reasons. Read More
Drones, UAVs, UAS, precision agriculture
DataOhio Farm Science Review To Feature UAS Demos, Discussi…
September 17, 2015
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be featured at the Ohio Farm Science Review, a three-day annual farm show, Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Read More
One on one with John Deere’s Pat Pinkston
VideoOne on one with John Deere’s Pat Pinkston
September 17, 2015
John Deere’s VP, Technology and Information Solutions for the company’s Intelligent Solutions Group shares progress on working with partners and Read More
Rod Weimer honored as 2015 PrecisionAg Award of Excellence Farmer Winner
VideoRod Weimer honored as 2015 PrecisionAg Award of Excelle…
September 17, 2015
Colorado onion farmer Rod Weimer of Fagerberg Produce talks about how technology improves farm operations at the 2015 InfoAg Conference, Read More
EquipmentAce Pump Launching Gemini Dual Pump Kit
September 16, 2015
Ace Pump Corp. today announced the launch of its new Gemini dual pump kit. The kit allows a user to operate Read More
1 on 1 with Paul Schrimpf: Topcon Positioning Systems
Video1 on 1 with Paul Schrimpf: Topcon Positioning Systems
September 9, 2015
Topcon’s Mike Gomes shares insight on the company’s recent acquisitions and how they are being integrated to provide better technology Read More