May 7, 2015
blog

Benchmarking your farm gets easier

Comparing your farm to others like it can shine a light on areas where you can improve, and rising access to data makes the process easier....More
May 5, 2015
blog

The race to self-driving vehicles

Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the 2014 Ag Innovation Showcase, released a forecast last week for automation in cars.  In the report, “The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,” Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers. Among her findings:...More
Apr 29, 2015
blog

Social buzz hits ag company 2

Online fight over 'ownership' definition targets John Deere, and yes it's more complicated than that....More
Apr 27, 2015
blog

Sprayer set-up: A crash course on what to do

Last week we took you behind the scenes of a sprayer testing lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where graduate student Shane Forney and assistant professor Joe Luck looked at issues affecting spray nozzle performance. Most of those issues have to do with how operators set up the machine. ...More
Apr 21, 2015
White Paper

What you didn't know about drones

Every week we get news releases on a new drone developed by xyz inventor or company and what it can do in terms of fly time and distance, image resolution, weight and all the other specs that set their drone apart from the competitions. And we’ve covered a lot of them in our product roundup stories. But amidst all of the product news headlines, it can be easy to get lost in the mechanical details of drones and downplay their cultural and political significance....More

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Keeping crop protection chemicals on the crop for which they are intended has been a...