Farm Industry News Blog http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/42476/feed The Farm Industry News Blog features commentary from Willie Vogt, Jodie Wehrspann, Kathy Graul, Daryl Bridenbaugh and Jeff Ryan. en Keeping up with the UAV market http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market <div class="node-body blog-body">With FAA final rules looming as soon as mid-summer, the unmanned aerial vehicle market is starting to 'firm up' in a number of ways. And big UAV events expand.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Aggregated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 82971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AgEagle is one company that has announced a new partnership - this one for enhanced data communication - and it&#39;s one of several announced this week.</p> Calculating the value of digital agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Recently, we published a Q&amp;A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of <a href="http://finistere.com/">Finistere Ventures</a>, a venture capitalist company specializing in the ag sector. (You can read the full story, called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big">&ldquo;Betting Big,&rdquo; here.)</a>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture#comments Variable rate Precision farming Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 07:47:00 +0000 82931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, left, is the author or &ldquo;Can Digital Farming Deliver on its Promise?&rdquo; Here is pictured with Geoff Kneen, R&amp;D licensing and new ventures manager at Bayer, which works with Finistere Ventures to find new investment opportunities in agricultural technology.&nbsp;</p> New smart phone game educates about ag, construction http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction <div class="node-body blog-body">Association of Equipment Manufacturers kicks off their election season in a new way - a game you can download. And a road trip to go along with it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/new-smart-phone-game-educates-about-ag-construction#comments Farm Equipment Business Election Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:19:00 +0000 82801 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AEM has a new smart phone game that is fun to play, but also delivers a message about the importance of ag and construction.</p> The right replacements http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements <div class="node-body blog-body">A day with a DOT officer, a trip to the ethanol plan to unload corn, a flat tire, and connecting with my evolving cast of characters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/right-replacements#comments Trucks/pickups Practices and Systems Corn Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 82731 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Blogger Jeff Ryan finds he has a flat - or rather a DOT officer helped him find the flat.</p> The continuing GMO debate...lingers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers <div class="node-body blog-body">Is society ready for a nuanced discussion about technology that holds great promise? It doesn't look that way, yet the issue of GMOs is far from a simple yes/no answer.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/continuing-gmo-debatelingers#comments Biotech Traits Seed Crops Plant and Animal Health Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +0000 82681 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The GMO debate is stirring up plenty of talk, with little room for either side to move. (Image: JackyLeung/Thinkstock)</p> Throwback market? It may feel that way http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way <div class="node-body blog-body">While this farm slump is nothing like the '80s some things feel that way - like company acquisitions. Latest news from John Deere and Hagie shows the trend continues. Updated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/throwback-market-it-may-feel-way#comments Sprayers John Deere Buying/Purchasing Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:31:00 +0000 82581 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>John Deere and Hagie Mfg. enter into a new partnership, as Deere acquires a majority interest in the Clarion, Iowa company.</p> Must-have planter add-on? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add <div class="node-body blog-body">Is a data logger the new tool everyone must use when they hit the field?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/must-have-planter-add#comments Planters Variable rate application Variable rate seeding Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 29 Mar 2016 18:50:00 +0000 82571 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Climate Corporation&#39;s FieldView Drive logs data from your planter and displays it on an iPad for use at planting. The information comes from a data logger that plugs into a tractor&#39;s ISOBUS port.</p> 5 reasons why I miss the Space Race http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race <div class="node-body blog-body">Let's look back on a time when science was cool, no really.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/5-reasons-why-i-miss-space-race#comments Precision Farming Business Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 18 Mar 2016 20:29:00 +0000 82481 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This artists rendering of a great memory of a super human accomplishment. We need more. (Photo: Jupiterimages/Thinkstock)</p> Quiet doesn't mean not paying attention http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quiet-doesnt-mean-not-paying-attention <div class="node-body blog-body">Being seen and not heard has its advantages, and sometimes it can offer a bit of fun too as Blogger Jeff Ryan found recently, while of course visiting his favorite eatery...again.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quiet-doesnt-mean-not-paying-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/quiet-doesnt-mean-not-paying-attention#comments Shop/Office Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:04:00 +0000 82401 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Jeff Ryan, commonly called Guy No. 2 at Two Guys Farming, Inc., Cresco, Iowa, also has a penchant for connecting with people; and enjoying good food.</p> Making sense of data - while not easy there will be a payback http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/making-sense-data-while-not-easy-there-will-be-payback <div class="node-body blog-body">Farmers collecting data from their farms wonder if it's worth the trouble. Here are 3 questions to ask ahead of connecting with a new data-system provider.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-industry-news-blog">Farm Industry News Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/making-sense-data-while-not-easy-there-will-be-payback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/making-sense-data-while-not-easy-there-will-be-payback#comments Precision Farming Crops Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 09 Mar 2016 21:11:00 +0000 82381 at http://farmindustrynews.com