Institute Stories

GuidanceAgronomics Will Drive VRA Advancements
July 9, 2014
Equipment offerings are sound, so it will take better field information and communication to take VR to the next level of profitability. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteThe Crooked Road To Precision Ag Progress
July 9, 2014
Across the full strata of our industry — from crop protection and fertilizer manufacturers to seed companies, ag retailers and agronomic consultants down to the farmer — virtually everyone is talking about precision agriculture. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteASA Joins PrecisionAg Institute
July 1, 2014
the American Soybean Association (ASA) joins the PrecisionAg Institute, an organization focused on advancing precision agriculture technology and its efficiency, stewardship and profitability. Read More
Excellence AwardsNominations Open For 2015 Awards Of Excellence
February 11, 2014
PrecisionAg Institute kicks off the 8th annual PrecisonAg Awards of Excellence program. Read More
Excellence AwardsPrecision Ag Partners Receives 2013 Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award
July 31, 2013
Chris East says that continuous improvement and increasing service to growers led to a name change from Laserplane – and Read More
Excellence AwardsDr. William Raun’s Legacy Earns Him 2013 PrecisionAg Award Of Excellence
July 31, 2013
Collaborating with key engineers at Oklahoma State University, Raun was a key player in making the Greenseeker a reality – Read More
Excellence AwardsByron And Darrington Seward Receive 2013 Farmer Award
July 31, 2013
Top to bottom logistics monitoring helps the Sewards of Lucedale, MS, operate at maximum efficiency. Read More
Excellence AwardsJohn Fulton Receives 2013 Educator/Researcher Award
July 31, 2013
Technology will play a critical role as we work toward increasing yield for a growing world population, says Auburn University’s Read More
Excellence AwardsLaserplane Arkansas Honored As 2013 Crop Advisor/Entrepreneur Of The Year
July 1, 2013
Laserplane Arkansas Inc. has been named the 2013 PrecisionAg.com Crop Advisor/Entrepreneur Of The Year. Read More
Excellence AwardsAuburn University’s Dr. John Fulton Honored As 2013 Educator Of The Year
June 13, 2013
Auburn University’s Dr. John Fulton brings the coveted award home to Toomer’s Corner as PrecisionAg.com’s 2013 Educator Of The Year. Read More

Since 2006, the PrecisionAg Institute has stood by one principle: That broader technology adoption in agriculture will lead to a more efficient, profitable and sustainable future for crop and food production. Through research, advocacy and education, the Institute’s work informs and influences leaders and decision makers throughout agriculture, champions excellence in the ag technology field, and seeks solutions to the challenges facing precision agriculture technology adoption.

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Industry NewsRaven, South Dakota State University Link Up: What You Need to Know
January 9, 2018
On Tuesday afternoon Raven and South Dakota State University (SDSU) held a press conference on the SDSU campus in Sioux Read More
Industry NewsJohn Deere Upgrades Generation 4 Display Capabilities
December 6, 2017
John Deere has introduced its latest advanced guidance and machine data sharing technology with the addition of three new AutoTrac Read More
Data ManagementWinField United Details Upgraded ‘Insights’ Capabilities
November 21, 2017
WinField United has made several strategic investments to strengthen its total agronomy solution for retail and farmer customers, according to Read More
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UncategorizedTopcon Agriculture Prepares to Release Horizon 4.02
November 15, 2017
Topcon Agriculture has announced the addition of new functions including Auto Turn and Steer to Boundary applications in its upcoming Read More
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Systems ManagementJohn Deere 1910 Air Carts Can Now Be Retrofitted with Section Control
November 14, 2017
Intelligent Agricultural Solutions, LLC (Intelligent Ag), a leader in electronics innovations for modern farming, has released Engage Zone Control, the Read More
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Decision Support SoftwareTopcon Agriculture Introduces New Connected Agricultural Ecosystem
November 13, 2017
Topcon Agriculture has introduced TAP, the Topcon Agriculture Platform, a cloud-based agricultural ecosystem designed to provide real-time monitoring and data Read More
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Data ManagementBlockchain: Making Data Cleaner, More Secure
January 16, 2018
Probably most professionals who deal with business data have at least heard the term “blockchain” bantered about as potentially the Read More
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Data ManagementBetting on Rain? The Accuracy and Reliability of Precip…
January 16, 2018
For you sports junkies out there, if I could prove to you that I can correctly predict winners and losers Read More
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Precision IrrigationFinding Your Precision Ag Mindset
January 15, 2018
A precision mindset is the most important requirement for successful precision ag technology adoption. One of my first VRI (variable Read More
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DronesCrop Protection Application by Drone: A Q&A with Kr…
January 15, 2018
January is a busy month for agricultural companies. It’s a month that strong sales can set the mood for the Read More
Data ManagementAgGateway Grain Traceability Proof-of-Concept Seeks Ind…
January 15, 2018
AgGateway’s Precision Agriculture and Grain & Feed councils have issued a call for participation for a proof-of-concept initiative in AgGateway’s Read More
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Data ManagementPrecision Ag Hardware and Software: A Little Off-Season…
January 11, 2018
All service technicians have heard this line. Most often when spring makes its anticipated return to our lives. It is Read More
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Grower Services & SolutionsCorn Planter: The Train of Consequences
January 11, 2018
It’s always planter season in our shop but now that harvest is done the corn planter is the next piece Read More
Robotics/Labor SaversSmart Ag Announces Driverless Tractor Automation Platfo…
January 11, 2018
An Iowa technology company has unlocked the tremendous potential for automation in agriculture by developing the first cloud-based platform for Read More
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Service ProvidersAnez Consulting: Focus On Fertility
January 9, 2018
Central Minnesota features variability aplenty when it comes to soil characteristics and topography, from flat, black expanses rich in organic Read More
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Grower Services & SolutionsAgrible to Launch Retailer Services in 2018
January 9, 2018
It’s a new year, which means new market challenges. Full service retailers are searching for ways to differentiate themselves and Read More
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Grower Services & SolutionsGrower and Precision Ag Services: Opportunities Lost
January 9, 2018
I often spend time with growers, talking about their operations, and the processes they go through each season to do Read More
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Precision IrrigationInside California Irrigation: Winters Farming
January 9, 2018
As many of us already know, almonds tend to get a bad rap for their water-use efficiency — or some Read More
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DronesSentera Offering Elevation Data Mapping Via AgVault
January 9, 2018
Sentera announces the availability of elevation maps within the Sentera AgVault platform, offering agronomists, crop consultants, and growers additional field Read More
Industry NewsRaven, South Dakota State University Link Up: What You …
January 9, 2018
On Tuesday afternoon Raven and South Dakota State University (SDSU) held a press conference on the SDSU campus in Sioux Read More
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Americas5 Best Ag Tech Shows in Brazil
January 8, 2018
Brazil continues to demonstrate its potential in agriculture. Several international companies are investing in our country because we have a Read More
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Asia12 Indian Agritech Startups to Watch Out For in 2018
January 3, 2018
Farming is a profession of hope. And India holds the record for the second-largest agricultural land in the world, with Read More
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Australia/New ZealandAmazone Set to Release Weed-Detecting Sprayer in Austra…
January 2, 2018
European farm machinery giant Amazone is set to release its UX trailed weed-detecting sprayer in Australia, which it says can Read More
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DronesAgricultural Drones: From Detection to Diagnosis
January 2, 2018
There is not a remote sensing platform that is innately better at all things: satellites, manned aircraft, and unmanned aerial Read More