Institute Stories

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
Excellence AwardsGreenSeeker Developer Takes Home Legacy Award
June 6, 2013
Dr. William “Bill” Raun, one of the men behind the revolutionary GreenSeeker technology and a Regents professor at Oklahoma State University, is being honored as the 2013 PrecisionAg Award of Excellence Legacy Award winner. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteTechnology Makes Fertilizer At Planting Time More Efficient, Effective; Part 1
March 20, 2013
Grower Temple Rhoades combines high accuracy GPS, electronic tracking technology, and his own custom built strip till rig to ensure Read More
Excellence AwardsSewards Capture 2013 Farmer Of The Year Honors
March 1, 2013
Byron and Darrington Seward, operators of an 18,000 acre corn, cotton, rice, soybean and wheat farming operation in Louise, MS, are being honored as our 2013 Farmer Of The Year. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteCorn Production And Precision: New Research On Tap To Find Benefits
January 3, 2013
The PrecisionAg Institute will be conducting a new round of research exploring the benefits of precision technology and techniques for corn growers. Read More
PrecisionAg InstitutePrecision Agriculture: Higher Profit, Lower Cost
November 1, 2012
New research commissioned by the PrecisionAg Institute confirms that precision farming tools cut input costs and improve management decisions. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteSimplot Joins PrecisionAg Institute
October 22, 2012
Simplot Grower Solutions has joined the PrecisionAg Institute, reinforcing its commitment to greater adoption and efficient, effective use of precision agriculture technology. Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteResearch Preview: PrecisionAg WORKS For Soybean Growers
October 11, 2012
Soybean growers are rapidly adopting precision technologies because they make their farming operations cost less, allowing them greater profit. This Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteTopcon Joins PrecisionAg Institute
September 6, 2012
Topcon Precision Agriculture to partner with the industry's global forum dedicated to the sharing of precision agriculture practices, research, products, and success stories. 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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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
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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Industry NewsSentera, The Climate Corp. Partner to Enhance Agronomic…
April 24, 2018
Climate FieldView customers can now enjoy seamless integration of Sentera FieldAgent on-field sensor and analytics products with FieldView, as well Read More
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Sensors/IoTHere’s What’s Working with the Internet of Things ̷…
April 24, 2018
With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), we are now seeing farmers use more wireless technologies to increase Read More
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Industry NewsAustralian Company Offers On Combine Analysis Technolog…
April 24, 2018
Next Instruments is an Australian manufacturer of instrumentation for the grains and food industries. Over the last 5 years Next Read More
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Industry NewsNutrient Ag Solutions Launching New Digital Farming Pla…
April 24, 2018
Nutrien’s retail division – soon to be rebranded as Nutrien Ag Solutions – has announced the launch of a new Read More
Industry NewsClimate Corp Announces 5 New FieldView Integrations
April 23, 2018
The Climate Corporation announced the addition of five industry-leading partners to The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView digital agriculture platform. The Read More
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Industry NewsKansas Software Outfit Ag Developer Announces agX Integ…
April 23, 2018
Ag Developer, a Kansas based software development company, is simplifying grower/advisor communications by connecting to the agX Platform, according to Read More
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Industry NewsAyrstone Introduces High-Speed WiFi System for Farms
April 20, 2018
WiFi has become a necessity, and a proliferation of new WiFi devices have come to market for urban homes and Read More
Indian-Agriculture
AsiaIndian IoT Platform for Pre and Post Harvest Raises See…
April 19, 2018
Indian startup AgNext has raised an undisclosed seed round led by India-focused Agtech VC Omnivore Partners along with Singaporean angel Read More
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Industry NewsMaryland Farm Opens as Hub of Learning about Sustainabl…
April 19, 2018
Fourth-generation Maryland farmer Trey Hill measures the success of his operation not just by how many bushels of corn, soybeans, Read More
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Industry NewsAgritech Startup Backers Announce New Corporate Partner…
April 18, 2018
Entering its fourth year, the THRIVE Venture & Innovation platform announced today the nine finalists and investment in its spring Read More
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EventsFinding Our Way in the Business of Precision Agricultur…
April 17, 2018
Service providers are the essential link between precision agriculture products and practices and the farmers who are increasingly relying on Read More
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Data ManagementThe Precipitation Problem in Agriculture
April 17, 2018
Precipitation is arguably the most important agricultural weather parameter, yet it is the most difficult variable to precisely measure. For Read More
Digital-Farming
Business Management7 Factors That Could Make or Break Digital Farming
April 13, 2018
Digital farming is the new technology genie – a genie that is now out of the bottle and cannot be Read More
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Business ManagementInside the Key Strategies For Selling Precision Ag Serv…
April 13, 2018
In its earliest manifestation, the motive for developing precision agriculture service was entirely pure. Agronomists knew that crops were responding Read More
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Data ManagementWhat Lessons Can the Ag Industry Learn from the Faceboo…
April 12, 2018
Today, a seemingly endless amount of ag data flows from growers’ fields into a host of technology platforms. It is Read More
DronesWhen High Value Crops Meet Inaccessible Areas: How Dron…
April 12, 2018
Avocados are one of the few crops in Chile that can economically be commercially cultivated on hills. On one hand Read More
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Sensors/IoTWhy Virtual Sensors Could Save California’s At-Ri…
April 12, 2018
To say that the Golden State can lay claim to the title of king of almonds might be an understatement. Read More
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Industry NewsAgJunction Launches Online Store, Low Cost Guidance Sys…
April 12, 2018
AgJunction today announced the opening of the HandsFreeFarm.com online store to bring low-cost, simple-to-use precision agriculture solutions direct to all Read More