Institute Stories

PrecisionAg InstitutePrecision Ag & Conservation: A Natural Alliance
July 9, 2014
Conservationists appreciate the real benefits that precision agriculture techniques deliver in the quest to improve yields while reducing agriculture's impact. Read More
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

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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EventsRaven Focused on Retail Education with Top Gun Training Program, SDSU Investment, Sponsorship of Accelerator Event
May 16, 2018
It’s no secret that the demand for precision ag technology is growing. As the world population increases, so does the Read More
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EventsEFC Systems Sponsorship Demonstrates Commitment to Continuing Education for Retail Dealerships
May 16, 2018
Enterprise software manufacturer EFC Systems, scholarship sponsor of the inaugural PrecisionAg® Professional Accelerator professional development conference this June in Brookings, Read More
PrecisionAg InstitutePrecisionAg Institute Whitepaper Library
March 14, 2018
Welcome to the PrecisionAg Institute Whitepaper library! Here you will find free whitepapers and case studies from the PrecisionAg Institute Partners Read More
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PrecisionAg InstituteRaven Establishes Latin America Headquarters in Brazil
March 6, 2018
Raven Industries, a global leader in precision agriculture technologies, has announced its expansion into Brazil with the opening of a Read More
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
PrecisionAg InstituteThe PrecisionAg Institute Partners
January 1, 2018
Learn more about the companies that have committed their corporate and financial support to the PrecisionAg Institute, an independent global forum dedicated to the sharing of precision agriculture practices, ideas, research, products, services and success stories. Read More
Latest News
Robotics/Labor SaversStine Seed Plunks Down $5 Million on Smart Ag’s D…
June 14, 2018
Stine Seed Farm has invested $5 million in Smart Ag Inc., an Iowa technology firm that has developed a full Read More
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AmericasIndigo Touts ‘New Approach to Agricultural R&…
June 13, 2018
Indigo, the Boston-based microbial crop technology startup that has raised more than $400 million, announced it is expanding its research Read More
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EventsAgTech Conference of the South Dedicated to Innovation,…
June 12, 2018
Join current and emerging agtech business leaders and investors at the AgTech Conference of the South, a premiere conference dedicated Read More
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EuropeEurope: Precision Farming at Heart of Munckhof Deal
June 11, 2018
One of Europe’s oldest suppliers of machinery used in fruit production, the Dutch firm Munckhof Machinefabriek, has been purchased by Read More
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Australia/New ZealandCrunching the Ag-Tech Numbers Saves Time for Australian…
June 5, 2018
Time management is key on the Walker family’s farm, where a mix between cropping, commercial sheep and two studs means Read More
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AmericasDroneShow Highlights UAV Technology in Latin America
June 4, 2018
Editor’s note: The DroneShow Latin America is an annual trade fair hosted by MundoGEO, a media and communications company founded Read More
Imagery/SensingImagery in Agriculture: Time for a Reality Check
June 4, 2018
Where do I begin….I’ve been dealing with imagery in agriculture since I was 10 when my dad started Satshot. At Read More
AmericasNAAA Issues Drone Pilot Reminder: Watch Out For Aerial …
May 31, 2018
With more than 1 million UAVs registered with the FAA, it is vitally important for UAV operators to be aware Read More
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Decision Support SoftwareSST’s Matt Waits: Innovative Data Solutions Key t…
May 31, 2018
Proagrica, part of RELX Group, earlier this year acquired U.S.-based precision agriculture solutions company, SST Software, in a move set Read More
CROO Robotics’ automated strawberry harvester
Specialty CropsGrowingProduce.com: Fruit Growers, It’s Time to Mechani…
May 30, 2018
If you’re into conspiracies, you might be interested to know that I have stumbled onto a doozy. And it looks Read More
Service ProvidersDeere Launches Bale Mobile App with Hay and Forage Yiel…
May 30, 2018
John Deere introduces its Bale Mobile app to help hay and forage producers get detailed information, improve efficiency, identify bale Read More
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Service ProvidersPrecision Planting Announces Ready Row Unit Planter Cus…
May 30, 2018
Precision Planting is reportedly making it easy and affordable for farmers to upgrade and customize their planters for their farms Read More
Data ManagementChecking the Box: FBN Garners Ag Data Transparent Certi…
May 30, 2018
Farmers Business Network (FBN) recently completed Ag Data Transparent (ADT) third-party certification, affirming that the FBN network’s data and analytics Read More
Industry NewsAGCO Forms Development Partnership with AgIntegrated
May 29, 2018
AGCO Corp., a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, has announced a development partnership with agricultural technology company Read More
AmericasWilbur-Ellis’ Vradenburg: ‘Complexity of Ag Is Going to…
May 29, 2018
  Wilbur-Ellis announced earlier this month that Dan Vradenburg, longtime Agribusiness division president, will take on a new role in Read More
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DronesHow High-Flying Technology Can Be a Game-Changer for Be…
May 29, 2018
Imagine waking up to find that Mother Nature cursed your crop with monsoon-like rains, writes Karli Petrovic on GrowingProduce.com. Despite Read More
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Robotics/Labor SaversChange is Coming to the Fruit Industry: Mechanization i…
May 29, 2018
When it comes to the mechanization of the fruit industry, and the overall goal of reducing reliance on laborers who Read More
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AmericasMajor GNSS Project to Boost Potential for ‘Satellite’ F…
May 29, 2018
The University of Nottingham is working with Brazilian and EU partners to solve atmospheric interference problems that hamper satellite-based positioning Read More