Management http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5133/more en What Big Data analytics means for buyers http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>You&rsquo;ve heard a lot about how you, as a farmer, can use <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-recordkeeping/making-money-farm-data">Big Data analytics </a>to help make better business decisions in your operation.&nbsp;But what about you, as the consumer, the person who does the buying&mdash;whether it&rsquo;s crop inputs for the field or cereal in the grocery store.</p></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/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-big-data-analytics-means-buyers#comments Farm Recordkeeping Farm Management Software Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 18 May 2015 15:58:00 +0000 78911 at http://farmindustrynews.com Little help from a friend http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/little-help-friend <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan gets a little help around the farm from 4-year-old Hazel.</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/little-help-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/little-help-friend#comments Shop/Office Management Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:39:00 +0000 77981 at http://farmindustrynews.com He’s “just kind of Amish” http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/he-s-just-kind-amish <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Peggy take an Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan and his wife Sherill take an Amish friend along on their trip to Disney World. friend along on their trip to Disney World.</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/he-s-just-kind-amish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/he-s-just-kind-amish#comments Shop/Office Management Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 77721 at http://farmindustrynews.com Towing the line http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line <div class="node-body blog-body">Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan has a breakdown in his semi in the middle of a rural intersection on his way to haul corn to his co-op. </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/towing-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/towing-line#comments Business Management Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:38:00 +0000 76541 at http://farmindustrynews.com New guidelines for handling farm data http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-recordkeeping/new-guidelines-handling-farm-data <div class="node-body article-body">Industry group comes up with guidelines for how to handle your farm information.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-recordkeeping/new-guidelines-handling-farm-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-recordkeeping/new-guidelines-handling-farm-data#comments Technology Decision Time Farm Recordkeeping Software Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:05:00 +0000 76361 at http://farmindustrynews.com WEERAPATKIATDUMRONG/ISTOCK/THINKSTOCK Coalition of Ag Groups, Companies Reach Data Agreement http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/coalition-ag-groups-companies-reach-data-agreement <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Farm Bureau Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Farm Bureau Federation has spearheaded an industry-wide agreement to develop range of standards for managing farm data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/coalition-ag-groups-companies-reach-data-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/coalition-ag-groups-companies-reach-data-agreement#comments Precision Farming Management Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:58:00 +0000 73901 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This week a coalition of agriculture technology providers (ATPs) have &nbsp;announced a Big Data agreement that sets down key rules on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of tech driven innovations for agriculture.</p> Image: Shutterstock Making the right hybrid choice http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/making-right-hybrid-choice <div class="node-body article-body">Selecting hybrid seed for that top-yield corn field may be tougher than ever. The key is ROI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/making-right-hybrid-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/seed/making-right-hybrid-choice#comments Seed Seed Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:26:00 +0000 72161 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p> <style type="text/css"> <!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Univers 45 Light"; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:swiss; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";} p.F09Caption, li.F09Caption, div.F09Caption {mso-style-name:"F09 Caption"; mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-next:Normal; margin-top:3.0pt; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:3.0pt; margin-left:0in; line-height:11.0pt; mso-pagination:none; mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none; font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:9.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Univers 45 Light"; color:black; mso-bidi-font-weight:bold;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:10.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> </p> <p class="F09Caption">The road to a top-yielding corn crop may be different in 2015 as growers look at their balance sheets and start making trait decisions.</p> Back to school http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/back-school <div class="node-body blog-body">Iowa-based Team FIN farmer Jeff Ryan takes on a new business venture: Shrimp production.</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/back-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/back-school#comments Business Management Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:24:00 +0000 72091 at http://farmindustrynews.com This year’s average corn yield: new record? http://farmindustrynews.com/business/year-s-average-corn-yield-new-record <div class="field-byline"> Source: Scott Irwin, Darrel Good via FarmDoc Daily </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will there big record-setting corn yields this year? Read about the implications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/year-s-average-corn-yield-new-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/year-s-average-corn-yield-new-record#comments Business Crops Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:15:00 +0000 71651 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Grain farm incomes likely lower for 2014 http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grain-farm-incomes-likely-lower-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Source: Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn prices combined with high yield means farm incomes will be lower this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grain-farm-incomes-likely-lower-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/grain-farm-incomes-likely-lower-2014#comments Business Management Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:08:00 +0000 71481 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images