Institute Stories

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
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

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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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
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
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Data ManagementInfoAg News: Farmobile Launches DataEngine, Streamlines…
July 17, 2018
Busy times these days out in Overland Park, KS, for ag data startup Farmobile, as they continue to – pardon Read More
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Grower Services & SolutionsNutrien Drops $63 Million to Acquire Agrible
July 16, 2018
Nutrien announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Agrible for total consideration of $63 million, Read More
Industry NewsFarmobile Acquires Prime Meridian, Taps Cubbage as New …
July 13, 2018
Farmobile today announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Prime Meridian, a precision agriculture data management company based in Read More
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DronesPrecision Agriculture Takes Flight at North Carolina St…
July 13, 2018
Take a walk into the Suggs Laboratory for Precision Agriculture and Machine Systems and it’s hard not to be impressed, Read More
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DronesAutomated Weeders Have Arrived in Vegetable Fields
July 12, 2018
The vegetable production areas of the Central Coast of California have lifted vegetable cultivation to a high art, writes Richard Read More
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Industry NewsAgJunction Settles with Raven in Patent Infringement Su…
July 12, 2018
AgJunction Inc., a leader in advanced guidance and autosteering, has settled a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Raven Industries, Read More
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Business ManagementTaking Measure of the Precision Agriculture Program: 6 …
July 12, 2018
In the overall agriculture market, the rhetoric surrounding emerging technology over the past half-decade has been nothing short of breathless. Read More
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Industry NewsNew Raven Slingshot Advancements Will Help Save Time, R…
July 11, 2018
Raven Industries, Inc. has announced several new services available on the Slingshot and Viper 4 platforms: Job Generator and Job Read More
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Industry NewsAgIntegrated Acquires Exclusive Licence to Satshot’s Im…
July 11, 2018
AgIntegrated, Inc. (AGI), a leader in precision ag data integration and software development, and Satshot, a leader and pioneer in Read More
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Australia/New ZealandAustralian Agritech Plants Blockchain for Efficiency
July 11, 2018
“Agritech” at one time would have meant new equipment such as tractors and combine harvesters, but today it refers to Read More
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AsiaIndia: Using Artificial Intelligence for the Good of Fa…
July 11, 2018
After graduating from IIT-Madras, the first thing that Vivek Rajkumar did was to buy four acres near Thiruvananthapuram and start Read More
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Industry NewsForbes List of Innovative Ag-Tech Companies Includes Gr…
July 9, 2018
Forbes magazine recently posted a list of the 25 most innovative ag-tech startups in 2018, which includes a few companies Read More
AmericasNutrien Ag Solutions Brand, New Digital Platform Launch…
July 9, 2018
Nutrien (formerly Crop Production Services) has officially rebranded its retail business to Nutrien Ag Solutions, aligning the company’s retail operations Read More
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EventsHighlights from the 14th International Conference on Pr…
July 9, 2018
The 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA) presented by the International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA) was held in Montreal, Read More
TerrAvion
Industry NewsTerrAvion Integrates Aerial Imagery with John Deere Ope…
July 6, 2018
TerrAvion, Inc., a large volume provider of aerial imagery to agriculture, has announced an integration to allow TerrAvion’s aerial imagery Read More
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Data ManagementAgriculture’s Next Breakthrough: New Technologies…
July 3, 2018
We live in an exciting time in agriculture. Not only is technology advancing rapidly, but the understanding and comprehension of Read More
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Precision IrrigationNotes from the Field: A Look at Irrigation Management P…
July 2, 2018
One of the things I love most about my work is making periodic treks into the field – more often Read More
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EventsAssociation Seeks Definitive Definition of “Preci…
July 2, 2018
More than two-dozen definitions of precision agriculture have been identified through the years — but which is the best and Read More