Sensors Stories

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
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
Trending Articles
AwardsNominations Now Open! 2015 PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence
January 20, 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
iSOYL mobile app
Variable RateVariable Rate Applications Made Easy With New iPad App
February 20, 2015
The new iSOYL app streamlines the variable rate application process for iPad users, saving growers time, money and effort. Read More
Typical Drainage Water Management Installation
EquipmentTaming Water With Technology
January 29, 2015
Farm drainage systems are getting vital updates thanks to precision tools. Read More
1255 Early Riser Planter with Precision Planting
Variable RateVRA Seeding Primed For Growth
January 27, 2015
As technology options increase, experts foresee a big year for variable-rate seeding adoption. 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
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Ohio Farmer Mark Ruff
PrecisionAg InstituteThink Data First: Embracing The Mindset
March 27, 2015
At Ruff Farms, working with key partners and focusing on ROI leads to successful and beneficial technology adoption, and collecting and utilizing valid data is absolutely essential. Read More
EquipmentFAA Details Streamlined UAS Approval Process
March 25, 2015
The parameters require flights to remain at or below 200 feet above ground level during daylight visual flight rule conditions, at least two nautical miles from airports and five miles from airports with an operational control tower, and the pilot in command must have at least a private pilot license. Read More
SoftwareMapShots Announces AgStudio Integration With DriftWatch…
March 23, 2015
Growers and agricultural providers using AgStudio FARM and AgStudio PRO can now view vital information about specialty crops and apiaries through a recent integration with the DriftWatch Specialty Crop Site Registry from FieldWatch, Inc. Read More
Drones, UAVs, UAS, precision agriculture
ImageryREPORTS: FAA To Streamline Drone Approval Process
March 23, 2015
Reports indicate that FAA intends to streamline the commercial approval process by no longer requiring companies with exemptions to obtain a new certificate of authority for each new use of a drone. 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
DataGetting Started With Data
March 18, 2015
In this first entry to our new grower-focused, multi-feature PrecisionAg.com series “Thinking Data First”, we look at the first steps a novice in farm data management needs to take to ensure meaningful participation in the Big Data revolution in agriculture. Read More
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DataDr. Terry Griffin: Big Data In Agriculture Is Here To S…
March 18, 2015
When the entire data package is available, compatible and flexible, farmers and their advisers will realize previously unimaginable power over Read More
TeeJet, guidance
UncategorizedTeeJet Aeros 9040 Adds Tip Flow Monitoring, Wi-Fi Data …
March 17, 2015
The TeeJet Aeros 9040 Field Computer now offers additional capabilities including tip flow monitoring, ISOBUS Universal Terminal (UT) functionality, and Wi-Fi data transfer.  Read More
Variable RateTeeJet’s DynaJet Flex 7120 Control System Hits Th…
March 17, 2015
The DynaJet system controls the pressure and droplet size across a wide range of speeds, allowing the operator to choose the optimum speed that conditions allow while maintaining consistent droplet size. Read More
AgJunction, InfoAg 2014, Autosteer, GPS
GuidanceAgJunction, Novariant Announce Merger
March 17, 2015
AgJunction has agreed to acquire Novariant through a merger transaction pursuant to which AgJunction will issue common shares to Novariant shareholders. Read More
GuidanceTrimble Updates CenterPoint RTX
March 13, 2015
Enabled by the new version of RTX technology, RTX version 5.0, the fast convergence time is the result of a new region-specific atmospheric model and a dense ground reference station network. Read More
DataOnset Launches Next-Gen Weather Data Logger
March 13, 2015
Onset today announced the HOBO RX3000 Station, the company’s next-generation data logging weather station that provides research scientists, meteorologists and others with instant access to site-specific environmental data anywhere, anytime via the Internet. Read More
GPSNovAtel To Offer TerraStar-C Correction Service, Improv…
March 12, 2015
NovAtel CORRECT with PPP will now offer the new TerraStar-C correction service as its exclusive source for satellite delivered PPP correction data. Read More
DataFarmers Edge Adds Two Partner Cooperatives
March 12, 2015
Twin Valley Co-op Ltd. and Valleyview Consumers Co-op Ltd. have joined other Canadian Co-operatives and individual representatives for Farmers Edge Inc. Read More
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DataThe Ohio State University’s John Fulton Discusses Digit…
March 11, 2015
In todays’ ‘Digital Agriculture’ era there are countless programs and methods for collecting and storing ag data, and many partners Read More
DataCropMetrics, DTN Announce Collaboration On Weather, Irr…
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
SoftwareOhio Farmer Gets Big Value From Precision Program
March 11, 2015
Michael Scherger, a fifth-generation northwest OH grower, initially adopted precision ag to make seeding decisions for the farm's 5,000 acres, but has embraced it for much, much more during the past 13 years. Read More
ComputingAgriculture Finds Gold In Government’s Technology Innov…
March 10, 2015
An event and reception on Capitol Hill revealed how federally funded technology research has led to myriad advancements in agriculture crop production. Read More