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Craige Mackenzie
Excellence AwardsCraige Mackenzie Honored As 2016 Precision Farmer Of The Year
August 2, 2016
Editor’s Note: The PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence program honored the class of 2016 winners during the InfoAg Conference. This year’s winners include Read More
Brian Arnall
Excellence AwardsBrian Arnall Named 2016 Precision Ag Educator Of The Year
August 2, 2016
Editor’s Note: The PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence program honored the class of 2016 winners during the InfoAg Conference. This year’s winners include Read More
AgPartners
Excellence AwardsAg Partners Honored With 2016 Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur Award
August 2, 2016
Editor’s Note: The PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence program honored the class of 2016 winners during the InfoAg Conference. This year’s winners include Read More
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EventsPrecisionAg Awards of Excellence Announce 2016 Honorees
July 5, 2016
For 10 years, the PrecisionAg Institute has recognized outstanding people, programs, and organizations that are making a difference in the precision ag Read More
PrecisionAg InstituteAbout The PrecisionAg Institute
April 27, 2016
Through advocacy, education and research, the PrecisionAg Institute advances precision technology and its efficiency, stewardship and profitability on farms around the world. Read More
Rod Weimer and Paul Schrimpf
Excellence AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Colorado Grower Named 2015 Farmer Of The Year
July 28, 2015
Rod Weimer, a farm manager at Fagerberg Farms along the Front Range in Eaton, CO, has been named the 2015 Read More
Raj Khosla and Paul Schrimpf
Excellence AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Dr. Raj Khosla Named 2015 Precision Ag Educator Of The Year
July 28, 2015
Colorado State University professor Dr. Raj Khosla, a distinguished Monfort professor of precision agriculture and an assistant dean of international Read More
Dave Scheiderer and Paul Schrimpf
Excellence AwardsAwards Of Excellence: Dave Scheiderer Receives 2015 Crop Adviser / Entrepreneur Award
July 28, 2015
Dave Scheiderer, founder, Integrated Ag Services (Milford Center, OH), has been named 2015 Precision Ag Crop Adviser/Entrepreneur award winner. Scheiderer was Read More
Randy Taylor Oklahoma State University
Excellence AwardsDr. Randy Taylor Honored With 2015 Precision Ag Legacy Award
July 28, 2015
Dr. Randy Taylor, professor and extension engineer, machinery systems 70/30 extension/research; Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Read More
Data ManagementAgriculture Finds Gold In Government’s Technology Innovations
March 10, 2015
An event and reception on Capitol Hill revealed how federally funded technology research has led to myriad advancements in agriculture crop production. 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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Rod Weimer and Paul Schrimpf
Australia/New ZealandPast Recipients Of The PrecisionAg Awards Of Excellence
July 31, 2018
Since 2007, the PrecisionAg Insititute has sponsored the annual Awards of Excellence program. Here's a list of the past winners. Read More
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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
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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
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Data ManagementRainfall Revisited: Accurate Observations and Beyond
September 18, 2018
As a provider of weather analysis and forecast services to the agricultural industry, one of the most common questions I Read More
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Business ManagementWhy Is Funding a Challenge for Women-Led Agtech Compani…
September 17, 2018
When it comes to women-led agtech companies the funding discussion never seems to cease. In June after the The New Read More
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Decision Support SoftwareWhy Are 570 Million Farmers Not Yet Using Agricultural …
September 17, 2018
Until recently, using agricultural apps and software was a rare practice among growers. This is now changing. The mass adoption Read More
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Data ManagementAre You Using Your Soil to Its Full Potential?
September 14, 2018
Harvest is progressing across most parts of the U.S. and those growers who aren’t already harvesting are gearing up to Read More
Grower Services & SolutionsDeere-Granular Collaboration Produces New Profit Maps T…
September 14, 2018
The newest development from the ongoing John Deere-Granular product development and marketing collaboration is Profit Maps, now available to farmers Read More
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DronesOpinion: Combining Two Pluses with the WingtraOne UAV
September 13, 2018
For the every-day consumer interested in UAVs, there is an ocean of products from which to choose. This includes the Read More
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AsiaShould Agri-Input Manufacturers Outsource E-Commerce to…
September 12, 2018
Editor’s note: Venky Ramachandran is a contributing writer for PrecisionAg.com’s sister site, AgriBusinessGlobal.com. This article was originally published on LinkedIn. Now, Read More
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Industry NewsValley Irrigation Adds Remote Irrigation Management Opt…
September 11, 2018
Valley Irrigation, an industry leader in smart irrigation solutions, has announced enhancements to its remote management technologies. Multi-Year Licensing In Read More
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Variable Rate ApplicationVariable Rate Fertigation System Expands with Mobile Co…
September 10, 2018
Building on the success of its Reflex Variable Rate Fertigation system, Agri-Inject has taken fluid injection to the next level Read More
Industry NewsTeralytic Earns Ag Data Transparent Certification
September 10, 2018
Soil analytics company Teralytic has completed the Ag Data Transparent certification, affirming that their data use is private, secure, and Read More
Business ManagementTop 20 Two-Year Colleges for Precision Agriculture
September 10, 2018
Earlier this year, I compiled a list of the 25 best colleges for precision agriculture. It was quite the process. Read More
Industry NewsRaven, Topcon Announce Slingshot API Agreement
September 6, 2018
Raven Industries and Topcon Agriculture announced today a licensing agreement for Topcon Agriculture’s use of the Slingshot Application Programming Interface Read More
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Data ManagementThe Power of Predictive Analytics in Agriculture
September 5, 2018
Years ago if we would have been told computers, data, and technology would be scattered around every farm there may Read More
DronessenseFly Launches eBee X Drone, Breaks Through 1,000 ac…
September 5, 2018
senseFly today reportedly sets a new standard in mapping tools with the launch of the eBee X. Launched with the Read More
AmericasOn The Scene: 2018 Farm Progress Show Wrap Up
September 5, 2018
Former Monsanto President (now Bayer CropScience Chief Operating Office) Brett Begemann’s opening salvo during his first appearance at a Farm Read More
EventsAg Experts Discuss Big Data Challenges in Agriculture
September 5, 2018
Agricultural experts at a Houston conference praised the advancements in unmanned aerial vehicles, sensors, and data-collecting technology used in precision Read More
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AmericasStrider, Syngenta and Trends in Digital Agriculture
September 5, 2018
I recently attended Strider Day in São Paulo, an event hosted by Brazilian agtech company Strider. The event offered two Read More
Agworld
Industry NewsAgworld Strengthens Team with Key Appointments
September 5, 2018
Agworld, a global leader in farm management software and collaborative data solutions, has announced the appointment of Mike Betts as Read More