SPOT 6/7 Imagery to Feed Satshot’s Mapping Platforms

Airbus Defence and Space has entered into an agreement with the GIS mapping engine operator Satshot to provide high-resolution SPOT 6/7 satellite data over a large area of the corn and wheat belt within the continental United States. SPOT 6/7 data is integrated into the Satshot platform, which can be used for deep analysis of specific farmland for further improved …

National Soil Health Measurements to Accelerate Agricultural Transformation

Soil Health Institute Endorses 19 Soil Health Measurements after 3 Years of Collaboration For scientists, farmers and ag policy makers, one nagging question has yet to be completely “unearthed:” Just how healthy (or unhealthy) are the nation’s soils? “We can’t really know the answer to that question until we have a set of common soil health measurements that scientists and …

NAMA Fall Conference is a “Can’t Miss” Event for Agri-Marketers

(Milwaukee, WI) The National Agri-Marketing Association‘s Fall Conference event is rapidly becoming a “can’t miss” event for agri-marketers. Sessions will go beyond the “why” and get right to “here’s how” with experienced leaders prepared to talk strategy and get real about ROI. The 2017 NAMA Fall Conference will take place in Milwaukee, WI, September 19-21. Brian Carter will show you …

Legendary Seedsman Don Funk re-launches Midwest Seed Genetics

Don Funk, founder of Channel Bio Corp, is leading a team of entrepreneurs to launch Midwest Seed Genetics across the Corn Belt for the 2017/2018 growing season. In 2001, Funk purchased Midwest, a small, sleepy seed company, and turned it into a regional powerhouse. He is re-acquiring the brand for the purpose of providing farmers meaningful choice in the dynamic …

One Million Times a Day, Adapt-N Brings Big Data Value to Farmers Where It Counts: Their Wallets

Agronomic Technology Corp, a Precision Ag leader, is providing precision nitrogen to an increasing number of once-skeptical farmers. Agronomic Technology Corp, a leader in agricultural field modeling for soil, water, crops, and fertilizer for the first time surpassed over one million daily nitrogen recommendations and is nearing one billion cumulative platform recommendations. The company provides Adapt-N and N-Insight, industry-leading nitrogen …

Agronomic Technology Corp announces integration with John Deere API

Agronomic Technology Corp announces the immediate availability of an integration between Adapt-N® and the John Deere Operations Center. This integration makes it even easier for farmers and agronomists to get Adapt-N’s leading nitrogen diagnostics, insights, and in-season recommendations, then apply those recommendations in the field using John Deere equipment. Adapt-N users are now able to use their information in the …

Soil Health Action Plan Unveiling to be Webcast

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The event will also be webcast live. To join the webcast, visit https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/219/21021. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the …

Soil Health Institute to Unveil National Soil Health Action Plan

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the Soil Renaissance in 2013. Agricultural industry thought leaders, farmers, ranchers, scientists, government agency …

Make Tax Preparation Easier with Shared Virtual Desktop

Especially during tax time, a virtual desktop can make secure collaboration for sharing files, data, and scanned documents easier. With a virtual desktop and your accounting software hosted by AgCompass, you and your tax preparer can upload and access data crucial for preparing your returns from anywhere and from multiple devices. “Security and data independence are important concerns for farmers,” …

Agrible Appointed to Data Privacy and Security Board

Agrible, Inc. is pleased to announce its appointment to the interim board of a coalition to address the importance of big data privacy, security, and transparency for growers. This coalition of leading farm and commodity associations, growers and companies – startups and large corporations alike – will work to promote privacy and security principles for farm data. According to an …

Mavrx Launches Nationwide Imagery Service

A revolutionary approach on a national scale is bringing low-cost, high-quality on-demand imagery to US farmers in 2016. The aerial program has been developed and tested in 2015 by Mavrx®, a global innovator in delivering on-demand and actionable agronomic information from aerial and space-based imaging. Already partnered with many of the industry’s leading service providers and growers, Mavrx will expand …

Non-Corrosive N-BOUND™ Stabilizer

Eco Agro Resources (EAR) introduces N-BOUND™ nitrogen stabilizer as an alternative to current nitrapyrin formulations to control denitrification and leaching. Unique PENXCEL technology delivers a proven nitrogen stabilizer, Dicyandiamide (DCD), in a non-corrosive liquid formulation. This product is not classified as a restricted use pesticide, and does not impact soil bacteria in the same way as the industry standard product. …