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  • Sep 4, 2015
    blog

    Time to move on, what a great week

    Five initial impressions from a good, hot week at the Farm Progress Show....More
  • Aug 24, 2015
    blog

    Crop measurement or modeling: which is better?

    A lot has been in the press in the past few years about crop modeling. Using algorithms to define outcomes based on millions of data points from weather, soil, yield history and other factors that play into farming. But with all that predicting, there is bound to be some error. That’s where the importance of measurement comes in—to give you an accurate picture of what is actually happening in your field....More
  • Aug 18, 2015
    blog

    New technical committee formed to standardize use of UAVs

    Drones switched from becoming a gee-whiz gadget to a technology that has become part of our ag fabric last week when the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers announced it has formed a technical committee to study this emerging technology....More
  • Aug 10, 2015
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    Stories you might want to read again

    In the farm news business, it’s our job as editors and journalists not just to cover what’s hot, new and different but also do it in a way that makes sense and that makes you want to read more. Good stories inform and entertain, and, at the same time, are accurate, timely and relevant to the reader. Recently, Farm Industry News received some recognition for meeting those basic journalism tenants....More
  • Aug 4, 2015
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    Farm Industry News

    Agco introduces a new UAV

    Agco has announced the arrival of the Solo Agco Edition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use and can increase farmers' efficiency. With the Solo, farmers don’t have to wait for satellite imaging and they can avoid scouting the fields by foot or vehicle....More

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