John Deere Announces New Generation 4 Display Applications

John Deere has announced four new precision applications for the Generation 4 Displays. These are being sold in a bundle activation deal for the John Deere 4600 CommandCenter™ and as bundled subscriptions for 4640 Universal Displays. The four applications are: AutoTrac Turn Automation AutoTrac Implement Guidance AutoTrac Vision for Tractors In-Field Data Sharing John Misher, precision agriculture product marketing manager …

Kansas Farmer Testifies at Ag Technology Hearing

“Technology in Agriculture: Data-Driven Farming” was the topic of a hearing last week before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, & Data Security to examine the potential benefits of advancements in agricultural technology and the collection and utilization of data in farming. The only farmer to testify was Justin Knopf from Gypsum, Kansas, who talked about …

Farmers Edge and Planet Partner to Change Global Agriculture Using Daily Satellite Imagery and Real-Time Big Data Insights

Landmark deal delivers Planet’s global daily imagery directly to Farmers Edge users, enabling growers to improve crop yields, quickly react to crop stress and boost profitability Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, announced today a strategic partnership to bring Planet’s best-in-class global monitoring data and platform capabilities to the Farmers Edge precision agriculture product suite. Planet is an …

Biostimulants World Congress Coming to Miami

The use of biostimulants in agriculture has grown dramatically over recent years and could reach $2 billion by next year, but there is still much that needs to be learned about the diverse formulations on the market and being developed that are applied to plants or soils to regulate and enhance the crop’s physiological processes. The 3rd Biostimulants World Congress …

John Deere Acquires Blue River Technology

Deere & Company has signed an agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture based in Sunnyvale, California. As an innovation leader, Blue River Technology has successfully applied machine learning to agricultural spraying equipment and Deere is confident that similar technology can be used in the future on a wider range of products, May …

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 …

2017 InfoAg Conference in St. Louis

Welcome to the virtual newsroom for the 2017 InfoAg Conference held July 25-27 in St. Louis, sponsored by John Deere. Since 1994, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion and advancement of precision agriculture. This event draws interest from domestic and international agriculture professionals and features a wide range of educational and networking opportunities for professionals interested …

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 …

Swift Navigation, Carnegie Robotics Announce Duro

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 …

Precision Laboratories Partners with Monsanto

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 …

Three Patents Allowed for Eco Agro Fertilizer Technology

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, …

Major Announcements from Farmers Edge

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 …

CNH Industrial Names Danford to New Position

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 …

AgCompass Aids Critical Business Decisions Collaboration

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 …