360 Yield Center Launches Mobile App, Upgrades 360 Commander

360 Yield Center brought nearly 1,500 farmers from across the country for hands-on product demonstrations and crop management education during Yield Summit 2015, on Jan. 20-21, 2015, in Washington, IL.

“Our team of farmers, agronomists and engineers are on a mission — to help every farmer reach the yield potential of modern seed corn,” said Gregg Sauder, founder and president of 360 Yield Center. “I’ve never been more excited about what’s to come in 2015.”

Announcements made by 360 Yield Center at the Yield Summit include:

Applying smart decisions just got easier

360 Yield Center announced new product enhancements for 360 COMMANDER, the agronomic decision-making tool and proprietary crop modeling software. 360 COMMANDER gives farmers recommendations to reach more of the yield potential they plant. It pulls in real-time data from outside sources — such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture soils database and weather information — and combines it with farmers’ unique data to create customized crop management prescription plans.

At Yield Summit 2015, 360 Yield Center launched a user-friendly mobile app for 360 COMMANDER, which will be available in the app store for iPhone and iPad in the spring of 2015. It also introduced the new 360 COMMANDER Bridge, a wireless system, powered by the nationwide Verizon Wireless network, that allows farmers to download files from 360 COMMANDER. In the cab or anywhere, farmers will have more access to information and can, in real-time, take action on 360 COMMANDER prescriptions.

“We wanted to find a way to make it even easier to implement 360 COMMANDER prescription plans,” Sauder said. “Our team is really excited about helping farmers move more quickly from making decisions to applying them in the field. These enhancements to 360 COMMANDER will do just that.”

Now, farmers and agronomists can create crop management prescriptions with 360 COMMANDER from their office or home, pull the plan up from their tractor cab using the mobile app and make updates with real-time, in-field information. With an up-to-the-minute plan, farmers can use 360 COMMANDER Bridge to send the real-time prescriptions to their tractor’s monitor without the need for USB drives.

Improvements in the Sense-Decide-Apply product system

360 Yield Center also announced updates to its entire product system that offers more power to sense, decide and apply farming solutions for better-performing crops and better on-farm profits.

“Since our company launch at Proving Grounds last summer, our team has been hard at work developing product updates that make our system even better than before, with more farmer- and field-friendly designs,” Sauder said.

360 SOILSCAN

360 Yield Center showcased the new version of 360 SOILSCAN, including a demonstration of the new iPad interface that walks users through the step-by-step, in-field soil testing system. 360 SOILSCAN is a portable soil testing tool that gives farmers the ability to perform soil nitrate analysis in about five minutes, so farmers can make more-accurate and timely nutrient management decisions. 360 SOILSCAN also has multiple sensor slots to allow for future soil nutrient testing capabilities without the need for product upgrades.

360 Y-DROP and 360 UNDERCOVER

Yield Summit 2015 featured a simulation to show the latest updates for 360 Y-DROP and 360 UNDERCOVER.

360 Y-DROP gives farmers a wider window of application and more control over when and where to apply nitrogen and other nutrients to their crops. The unique design allows farmers to apply full-season nitrogen — even up to tassel — with precision placement and variable rate application. Recent updates to 360 Y-DROP include:

  • Adjustable arms with quick release pins to allow for customized hose placement for varied row spacing (20 inches to 30 inches) to ensure optimal placement of nitrogen and other nutrients at the stalk base.
  • A new shape to the nose of 360 Y-DROP to ensure smooth gliding through the canopy to gently move corn leaves out of the away.
  • A customizable spring damped riser to assist with centering the unit within the row for reliable nutrient placement.

360 UNDERCOVER helps farmers protect crops from late-season disease and insect infestations. It uses multidirectional spray nozzles and slides easily under the canopy so farmers can target fungicides, insecticides and nutrients exactly where needed for better product efficacy and improved crop health. Recent updates to 360 UNDERCOVER include:

  • Customizable nozzle placement to allow for increased canopy coverage and adjustments for spray volume at the speed and pressure selected.
  • New durable shell design to provide added protection and smooth navigation down rows.
  • Easy-to-use release mechanism for quick up-and-down nozzle adjustment to best target pests.

A new look at better residue management to come in 2015

The newest transformative farming solution from 360 Yield Center is 360 CHAINROLL, an advanced stalk roll system that offers a forward-thinking approach to residue management. Sauder announced the new product during Yield Summit 2015.

A 3-D printer at the event showed production of the 360 CHAINROLL prototype. 360 CHAINROLL will be available for field testing by farmers in fall 2015.

Through a patent-pending design, 360 CHAINROLL chops and crimps stalks but leaves most sections connected — like a chain — making residue more available for microbial breakdown, which will increase decomposition rate. Unlike traditional OEM and retrofit upgrade systems, 360 CHAINROLL leaves fewer small-residue pieces in the seed zone — giving producers control to capture more yield potential of seed by decreasing the likelihood of seeding blight and poor emergence.

“Yield potential starts with the previous year’s harvest and how crop residue and soil health is managed,” Sauder added. “Residue management is a key part of the 360 Yield Circle and 360 CHAINROLL offers a new approach to help farmers think differently about corn stalk chopping. We’re really excited to get it into the hands of farmers.”

360 Yield Center is taking a new approach — centering its thinking on the farmer. To learn more about 360 Yield Center, and it’s most recent product updates and introductions, visit www.360YieldCenter.com.

Leave a Reply

Tools & Smart Equipment Stories
Farmers on Tablet Photo Credit All About Food
Professionals6 Keys of Successful Precision Agriculture Tools
May 17, 2017
As precision agriculture professionals we are frequently approached by companies that wish to partner with our organization in order to Read More
Case IH Autonomous concept vehicle
ProfessionalsOpinion: What the Heck is A.I. Going to Do for Agriculture?
April 24, 2017
Let’s pause from the daily toils of ag for a minute and start thinking about the future. In a very Read More
ProfessionalsAgFunder: Clean Seed’s Wireless Smart Seeder is Set to Disrupt Agriculture
April 21, 2017
(Via AgFunderNews.com) Heard of Clean Seed Capital Group? No? You will very soon because this Canadian company has been quietly Read More
Precision Application Field sprayer
Tools & Smart Equipment5 Ways Precision Application Is Creating Opportunities in the Field
April 19, 2017
Throughout the years, precision agriculture has facilitated improvements to farming equipment, from auto-steer on combines to variable rate seeding on Read More
Trending Articles
PrecisionAg Vision Conference
EventsPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
Gavin Newsom Forbes AgTech-Summit
ProfessionalsAgTech Summit Aiming High for Modern Farming Solutions
June 12, 2017
THRIVE AgTech, in partnership with SVG Partners and Forbes, is hosting the third annual Forbes AgTech Summit June 28-29 in Read More
Quantix Drone Farmer
DronesTop 10 Most Intriguing Technologies in Agriculture
June 3, 2017
This may be a bit of stating the obvious here, but we’ll throw it out there anyways: as much as Read More
Farming iPad
Data ManagementOpinion: ROI or Die in Precision Agriculture
May 12, 2017
The thought of $3.50 corn for the foreseeable future seems pretty disheartening. However, if you look at the precision ag Read More
BASF Maglis grower retailer tablet
Data ManagementQ&A: What BASF’s Latest Foray into Precision Ag Means For Growers
May 11, 2017
In late April, BASF agreed to acquire U.S. precision ag player ZedX, a leader in the development of agronomic weather, Read More
Mung beans Australia
InternationalPrecision Ag in a Tough Season in Australia
May 8, 2017
This year’s summer crop season has been a tough one for most growers in Australia. Prolonged periods of high temperatures Read More
Latest News
Cotton closeup
Imagery/SensingCotton Growth Management with Precision Agriculture
June 20, 2017
A cotton crop presents some important differences to other commodities that are widely produced in Brazil, such as soybean and Read More
Corn Field
Industry NewsCNBC: Inside Amazon’s Whole Foods Takeover
June 20, 2017
Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods sent the stock of competing grocery chains plummeting. To understand why, you need to know Read More
DronesNavigating a New World: Drone Technology in Agriculture…
June 20, 2017
My first exposure to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) was as a master’s student at Kansas State University. I was researching Read More
Precision Ag Innovation Series
EventsInnovation Series Agenda Zeroes In On Maximizing Key Se…
June 14, 2017
In a recent survey of service providers conducted by PrecisionAg® Professional magazine, more than seven in 10 indicated that variable Read More
Soil Scientists
Data ManagementAccessing USDA Soil Data for Precision Farming
June 13, 2017
Many precision farming websites have integrated the USDA NRCS soil survey database using the USDA Soil Data Access web portal. Read More
GEOSYS In-Season Imagery
Decision Support SoftwareGeosys Announces Imagery and Weather Data Offering
June 13, 2017
Geosys, a provider of agronomic decision support tools, today launched Geosys Labs, a new program that will make its global Read More
PrecisionAg Vision Conference
EventsPrecisionAg® Vision Conference: Focused on the Future
June 13, 2017
PrecisionAg® is pleased to announce the return of its PrecisionAg Vision Conference, October 10-12, 2017. Based on overwhelmingly positive response Read More
Decision Support SoftwareMyriad Mobile Raises $1.5 Million to Launch New Ag-Tech…
June 12, 2017
Myriad Mobile, a software technology company focused on mobile and web applications, has raised $1.5 million in a Pre-Series A Read More
center-pivot-irrigation-drop-sprinklers-on-corn
Variable Rate ApplicationVariable-Rate Fertigation Can Be Simple
June 12, 2017
A rule is a rule is a rule, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, rules are meant to be changed. Most Read More
Gavin Newsom Forbes AgTech-Summit
ProfessionalsAgTech Summit Aiming High for Modern Farming Solutions
June 12, 2017
THRIVE AgTech, in partnership with SVG Partners and Forbes, is hosting the third annual Forbes AgTech Summit June 28-29 in Read More
Sensors/IoTLeveraging IoT to Improve Data Collection for Agricultu…
June 12, 2017
Between population growth and climate change, farms of all sizes are being challenged to increase yields. Internet of Things (IoT) Read More
DronesAg Drone Update: The Hunt for 1,000 (OPINION)
June 10, 2017
Having obtained my FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone Operators license back in September of last year, I’ve spent the past Read More
Industry NewsMergers & Acquisitions: Land O’Lakes Tosses E…
June 9, 2017
Land O’Lakes has made a minority equity investment in EFC Systems, an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and precision solution provider Read More
Mixmate-featured-image
Decision Support SoftwareHandy Software, Hardware for the Field
June 7, 2017
More than two decades ago, Iowa grower Doug Applegate wished for a “little portable chemical blending system” that could easily Read More
Decision Support SoftwareHarnessing A Team To Build Your Own Software
June 7, 2017
What’s a powerhouse retail network to do when it can’t find a software system to meet incredibly diverse needs? Build Read More
Tim Ferrell Marshall County Co-op
Decision Support SoftwareWhen It’s Time To Switch Software
June 7, 2017
No one in their right mind wants to change software. That’s the opinion of Tim Ferrell, manager of Marshall County Read More
PA Special Report Enterprise
Decision Support SoftwareSpecial Report: Enterprise Management Systems
June 7, 2017
A functional and stable software system can allow a retail operation to run at maximum efficiency, build customer loyalty and Read More
Farming big data style
ProfessionalsAre You REALLY a Precision Farming #Agvocate? This Summ…
June 6, 2017
Go Feed Yourself. That’s the catchphrase of my favorite ag Twitter personality, Shark Farmer (@sf28430), who besides bringing plenty of Read More