Institute Stories

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
Terry Brase Kirkwood Community College
Excellence AwardsAward Profile: Kirkwood CC’s Terry Brase
August 8, 2012
Terry Brase of Kirkwood Community College, recipient of the PrecisionAg Award of Excellence in the educator/researcher category, shares thoughts on Read More
Dave Cox Davco Farming
Excellence AwardsAustralian Farmer Accepts 2012 Award of Excellence
August 6, 2012
David Cox of Davco Farming near Ayr, North Queensland in Australia has become world-renowned for  his development and use of 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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Specialty CropsFlorida Blue Farms Digging Data for Savings and Profit
January 17, 2018
Brittany Lee is no stranger to land management, writes Frank Giles on GrowingProduce.com. She grew up around it, observing her parents Read More
AmericasPrecision Farming Companies to Watch in 2018 (OPINION)
January 17, 2018
My friends, as many of you told me repeatedly throughout the last 12 months, 2017 was an interesting year in Read More
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Data ManagementThe Era of Digital Agriculture: Opportunities and Chall…
January 17, 2018
The digital revolution is changing the way agriculture is done. Rapid population growth, changes in market demands, depleting agricultural land, Read More
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