Swift Navigation, Carnegie Robotics Announce Duro

Cindy Zimmerman

Carnegie Robotics and Swift Navigation have announced the first of their joint projects, the Duro – a dual frequency RTK GNSS receiver that is a ruggedized version of Swift Navigation’s flagship Piksi™ Multi receiver. Built for outdoor operations, Duro combines a rugged enclosure with centimeter-accurate positioning at a breakthrough price. Read more about Duro, and download this interview with Swift …

audio, Precision Agriculture

Precision Laboratories Partners with Monsanto

Jamie Johansen

Precision Laboratories announces a partnership with Monsanto to include an adjuvant in Roundup Ready PLUS® Crop Management Solutions. Intact™ drift reduction agent is available for the 2017 crop season and can provide growers and applicators additional confidence with on-target application. “This partnership is a benefit to growers who want to take the next step toward the most effective use of …

agribusiness, Cotton, Monsanto, Precision Agriculture, Soybeans

Three Patents Allowed for Eco Agro Fertilizer Technology

Lizzy Schultz

Eco Agro Resources announced the allowance of the first three patents for the company’s latest proprietary technology. These patent allowances are the first of over 15 patents currently in process for unique, new agricultural products developed by Eco Agro research. The allowed patents protect hundreds of possible combinations of active ingredients used to stabilize fertilizer, such as NBPT, DMPP, DCD, …

Eco Agro, Fertilizer, Precision Agriculture, technology

Major Announcements from Farmers Edge

Cindy Zimmerman

Farmers Edge made two major announcements at the 2017 Commodity Classic in San Antonio. FarmCommand takes precision agriculture to decision agriculture, with it’s easy to use, all-in-one system eliminating the need for multiple passwords and unusable data. Corn Manager is a break-through product offering a three-in-one solution of zone-based nitrogen management, satellite imagery, and crop staging. Farmers Edge Classic Photos …

audio, Commodity Classic, Precision Agriculture

CNH Industrial Names Danford to New Position

Cindy Zimmerman

CNH Industrial has named Dan Danford to the new position of Industry Relations Manager, Precision Solutions and Telematics (PS&T). CNH Industrial is the parent company of Case IH and New Holland Agriculture and Construction brands. Danford will represent the interests and global strategic direction of CNH Industrial with key precision-facing organizations and partners, with an emphasis in North America and …

audio, Equipment, Precision Agriculture

AgCompass Aids Critical Business Decisions Collaboration

Cindy Zimmerman

With commodity prices falling, already tight operating margins may become even tighter, increasing the need for farm partners to keep an eye on their operating expenses. One solution that many producers have turned to is remote hosting of their software so that all the farm partners can be on the same page when making critical business decisions. AgCompass provides reliable …

audio, Precision Agriculture, technology

Develop with Deere Conference

Joanna Schroeder

John Deere is holding its annual Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City this year with almost double the number of attendees of last year. Many more dealers have come to learn what the company has planned for the future. The conference includes presentations from 33 application development companies who are working with John Deere in various ways to integrate …

agribusiness, audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

GROWMARK System Recognized for Ag Data Transparency

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWMARK has become the first agricultural cooperative system to earn the “Ag Data Transparent” seal for ag technology providers, which recognizes GROWMARK for its transparency working with farmers and the standards of privacy and security of data. The Ag Data Transparency seal recognizes the GROWMARK System’s commitment to growers on how farm data is collected, where and how it’s stored …

audio, Data Management, growmark, Precision Agriculture

Legacy Farmers Coop Looks to 4R for Future

Joanna Schroeder

Logan Haake is the precision ag manager for Legacy Farmers Cooperative in Findlay, Ohio. He was one of five crop specialists named this year as the first recipients of the new GROWMARK Endure 4R Advocate award. Haake is a Certified Crop Adviser who has worked at Legacy for 11 years and also farms with his father. “Agriculture is very important …

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Agrible Adds 5 New Crops to Find My Seed

Joanna Schroeder

Agrible, Inc. has expanded its free Find My Seed™ tool to include five additional crop types. In addition to corn and soybeans, Find My Seed now includes thousands of varieties of wheat, barley, peanuts, oats, and cotton. The update also adds the latest third-party seed trials to ensure that growers receive the most accurate seed data available. Find My Seed …

agrible, agribusiness, Precision Agriculture, seed