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
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
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
Latest News
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
Industry NewsValley Irrigation Appoints New VP Of Global Ops
June 30, 2015
Valley Irrigation has appointed Joshua Dixon as the vice president of global operations. An experienced global manufacturing executive, Dixon has Read More
EquipmentCase IH Launches New Precision Air Carts
June 29, 2015
Case IH recently introduced its new Precision Air 5 series air carts, developed to get the most from every plant’s Read More
SoftwareAgren Unveils Sustainability Solution For Ag Retail
June 29, 2015
Agren, Inc., a provider of sustainability technology to agriculture, unveiled their three-tiered Sustainability Solution for ag retailers today. Agren’s Sustainability Read More
DataClimate Corp: We’ve Mapped Nearly 45% Of U.S. Cor…
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
UncategorizedInterDrone Conference Lands in Vegas This September
June 23, 2015
From thorny business and regulatory issues to the latest technologies and techniques for agriculture markets and beyond, the InterDrone Conference will present a multifaceted educational and networking program. Read More
Dave Cox Davco Farming
GPSGPS Landforming Improves Surface Drainage, Water Infilt…
June 22, 2015
GPS Landforming is the latest precision agriculture tool to hit mainstream adoption by farmers looking to increase production and profits Read More
EquipmentFAA: Commercial Drone Regs Should Be Finalized In 12 Mo…
June 18, 2015
U.S. commercial drone operations could take flight on a large scale by this time next year, as federal regulators finalize Read More
Computing17 Innovations That Shaped The Precision Ag Revolution
June 17, 2015
Nothing generates as much debate as a ranking of top anything, from NFL quarterbacks and restaurants to pickup trucks and Read More
FarmLink, True Harvest, data, precision ag, yield data
DataFarmLink, Jackson-Jennings Co-op Form TrueHarvest Agree…
June 17, 2015
Jackson-Jennings Co-op and FarmLink today announced a new agreement that offers co-op members access to TrueHarvest, the yield benchmarking tool Read More
DataGearing Up For InfoAg 2015
June 16, 2015
Coming off a 2014 InfoAg which saw a record-setting number of attendees, InfoAg 2015 – the premier event in precision Read More
ComputingAgriCharts Launches Online Marketplace Grains.com
June 16, 2015
AgriCharts, a division of Barchart.com, Inc. and a provider of information and technology solutions for agribusinesses, today announced the launch Read More
DataAutoProbe Brings On NC Ag Services As Distributor
June 15, 2015
AutoProbe Technologies, manufacturers of the AutoProbe automated soil sampler, names NC Ag Services, Inc. of Pantego, NC, its North Carolina distributor. David Read More
ComputingValley Irrigation Launches Mobile Website
June 11, 2015
As smartphones become more integral in farm management and increasingly prevalent among growers, it’s essential for agriculture companies to provide Read More
AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Dave Scheiderer Receives 2015 Cro…
June 11, 2015
Dave Scheiderer, founder, Integrated Ag Services (Milford Center, OH), has been named 2015 PrecisionAg.com CropAdvisor/Entrepreneur award winner. Scheiderer was nominated Read More
AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Dr. Raj Khosla Named 2015 Precisi…
June 11, 2015
Colorado State University professor Dr. Raj Khosla, a distinguished Monfort professor of precision agriculture and an assistant dean of international Read More
AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Colorado Grower Named 2015 Farmer…
June 11, 2015
Rod Weimer, a farm manager at Fagerberg Farms along the Front Range in Eaton, CO, has been named the 2015 Read More