Tools & Smart Equipment Stories

EuropeNORAC Hybrid Mode Receives U.S. And European Patent Approval
December 5, 2014
Hybrid Mode's in-crop spraying feature eliminates the need for the operator to take manual control of the boom while spraying in adverse situations such as lodged, thin and uneven crops. Read More
Tools & Smart EquipmentKinze Enhances Autonomous System
December 4, 2014
Additional capabilities have been added to the company's Harvest Automation System, including the ability to run multiple combines and autonomous carts in the field simultaneously. Read More
Tools & Smart EquipmentNew System Weighs Skid-Steer Loads
October 29, 2014
Manufacturer Digi-Star has introduced WeighLog for wheel, telescopic and skidsteer loaders. This system provides a user-friendly on-board weighing system that Read More
Tools & Smart EquipmentPurdue-Backed Spensa Secures Funding For Insect Traps, Scouting App
October 10, 2014
Spensa Technologies received $1.3 million in funding to further develop an online pest management program, an electronic insect trapping device and to expand its business capabilities. Read More
Tools & Smart Equipment2014 Farm Science Review: Decade Long OSU, Purdue Partnership Celebrated
September 8, 2014
The 52nd annual Farm Science Review marks the 10th anniversary of Ohio State University’s partnership with Purdue University and Purdue Extension. Read More
Systems ManagementCase IH, Precision Planting Let Producers Customize Their Planters
August 26, 2014
Producers can choose to add any or all Precision Planting components to their new Case IH Early Riser planter, depending on which they feel will deliver the greatest value to their operation. Read More
Grower Services & SolutionsDeere Dealer Meeting: Machinery Improvements Boost Precision
August 23, 2014
John Deere's array of new releases and product improvements were punctuated with efficiency upgrades that should allow for improved use of precision practices. Read More
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Systems ManagementRaven Introduces New Nozzle Control System
August 12, 2014
Hawkeye is an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field. Read More
Tools & Smart EquipmentFarm Science Review To Honor Individuals In 25th Hall Of Fame Class
July 30, 2014
Mike Haubner and the late DeLynn Kale will join past honorees for their contributions and support of the Farm Science Review. Read More
Falcon Automated Soil Sampling
EventsNew Soil Sampling System Debuts At InfoAg
July 28, 2014
North Carolina grower Allan Baucom has what he feels is a better idea for automating soil sampling, and it’s on Read More
Trending Articles
Business ManagementBeing a Great Team Player in the Precision Agriculture Game
March 15, 2018
Only great team players who are great teammates, have the potential to get championship results. Each player on the team Read More
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Excellence AwardsOpen For Nominations: PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence Honor Outstanding Achievement in Ag Technology
March 7, 2018
Nominate an outstanding individual for one of four PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence. Recipients will be honored at a special ceremony during the 2018 InfoAg Conference in July. Read More
AmericasCrop Scouting in Brazil Improves Through Intelligent Pest Monitoring Systems
February 28, 2018
About nine years ago, shortly after finishing my graduation, my first job was as a monitor of pests and disease Read More
Events12 Groundbreaking AgTech Startups Selected to Pitch at AgLaunch Startup Station
February 22, 2018
AgLaunch is bringing its Startup Station pitch event back to the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show for a second time Read More
Industry NewsNFMS 2018: Case IH Talks Autonomous Agriculture, Announces Pilot Program
February 20, 2018
Since the reveal of the autonomous concept vehicle, Case IH has been evolving the technology and further defining automation and Read More
AsiaCloud-based Irrigation Could Double India’s Crop Yield and Halve Water Use
February 12, 2018
A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled Read More
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SST Software building Stillwater, OK
Industry NewsSST Issues Sirrus, Summit Updates
March 20, 2018
SST Software today announced releases of upgrade versions of their flagship desktop software and iOS mobile application. Development teams have Read More
DronesWalmart Investing in Ag Technology
March 20, 2018
Walmart is applying for a range of patents using drones to automate farming. The move could support its grocery business Read More
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Industry NewsCorteva Agriscience Announces Planet Deal
March 20, 2018
Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, through its software business, Granular, announced today with Planet – an integrated aerospace and Read More
AmericasSciFi in Ag: Precision Aerial Planting Next Up for Ag?
March 20, 2018
What do trees, drones, and minefields all have in common? Precision aerial planting. A concept first introduced in the 1930’s Read More
Precision Irrigation
Data ManagementAgGateway Submits Irrigation Data Standard to ASABE
March 19, 2018
AgGateway has submitted its proposed irrigation data exchange standard to the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), a Read More
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Industry NewsIndustrial IoT Company Intros Remote Asset Monitoring S…
March 16, 2018
FreeWave Technologies today announced the general availability of the WAVECONTACT WC30i-AXIS Wireless Angle Sensor. This sensor measures thief hatch states Read More
Decision Support SoftwareOpinion: The Missing Link in Precision Agriculture
March 15, 2018
The agtech boom over the last two years is indeed astonishing. Farmers are becoming more open to new, emerging technologies Read More
Sensors/IoTEstimating Field Weather and Soil Conditions
March 15, 2018
There is a favorite expression of mine that I love to apply to meteorology: “Measure with a micrometer, mark it Read More
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Service ProvidersPrecision Agriculture: What is it?
March 15, 2018
If we look at the title of the article, all of you will come to an answer. These answers will Read More
Business ManagementBeing a Great Team Player in the Precision Agriculture …
March 15, 2018
Only great team players who are great teammates, have the potential to get championship results. Each player on the team Read More
AmericasJanzen: What You Need to Know About Congress’ Agr…
March 15, 2018
Via Janzen Ag Law Blog: Senators Amy Klobuchar and John Thune have introduced Senate Bill 2487, the “Agricultural Data Act Read More
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Data ManagementAg’s Digital Revolution: What’s Holding Us Back?
March 15, 2018
Data is undeniably a valuable asset. Yet, in the ag ecosystem, who’s seeing the value from it? A recent article 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
Africa/Middle EastAgTech Startup Wefarm Secures New Financing Round
March 14, 2018
Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, has secured $5 million in additional seed funding, led by Silicon-Valley based True Read More
Spensa platform
Industry NewsAg Tech News: DTN Acquires Spensa to Boost Predictive M…
March 14, 2018
DTN announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spensa Technologies, according to a press release on Read More
Industry NewsAg Tech News: BioLumic Garners $5 Million in Series A
March 14, 2018
BioLumic, creators of the first ultraviolet (UV) crop yield enhancement system, today announced the close of $5 million in Series A financing. Read More
UAV drone
DronesFlorida Specialty Crops: Realizing the Benefits of Prec…
March 13, 2018
Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis recently joined the faculty at UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC) in Immokalee, writes Frank Read More
Data ManagementAgReliant Genetics, The Climate Corp. Collaborate on Da…
March 13, 2018
AgReliant Genetics, the third largest seed company in North America, and The Climate Corp., a subsidiary of Monsanto Co., have Read More