Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en 13 high-tech tools for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/13-high-tech-tools-farm <div class="field-byline"> Farm Progress Show New Products Team </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">From new precision management tools to apps and innovations that enhance a range of on-farm practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/13-high-tech-tools-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/13-high-tech-tools-farm#comments Precision Farming Farm Progress Show Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 74361 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Whether it&#39;s new applications added to existing software, or new tools that make your smartphone more useful. The Farm Progress Show New Products Team found quite a few treasures during the 2014 show.</p> 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 Gauging interest in drones http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/gauging-interest-drones <div class="node-body article-body"><p>We recently hosted a poll on our website to gauge how farmers think and feel about using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on their operations. And it appears there is a lot of interest in the technology. As of today, the majority of those who responded to the survey said they were strongly interested in purchasing a UAV for their farm. Yet, the second highest option selected suggests many farmers don&rsquo;t have a UAV planned in the budget, so there may still be mixed feelings on just how the tech will be beneficial.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/gauging-interest-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/gauging-interest-drones#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 06 Nov 2014 22:05:00 +0000 73441 at http://farmindustrynews.com PrecisionHawk Farm Bureau releases big data survey results http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/farm-bureau-releases-big-data-survey-results <div class="node-body article-body">While plenty of farmers use precision ag technology, most are weary of how their data may be used.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/farm-bureau-releases-big-data-survey-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/farm-bureau-releases-big-data-survey-results#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:27:00 +0000 72951 at http://farmindustrynews.com Scott Olson / Getty Images Learning those cloud benefits http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/learning-those-cloud-benefits <div class="node-body blog-body">Even a journalist can get something out of a 'cloud' mentality, but it takes time to get your head around it.</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/learning-those-cloud-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/learning-those-cloud-benefits#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:09:00 +0000 72871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Just how simple will it be to work with cloud computing in the future? That remains to be seen, but the technology can be quite convenient for file management, and protection.</p> Time with the best http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-best <div class="node-body blog-body">My time with some top-level Southern farmers is always an eye opener.</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/time-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/time-best#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:29:00 +0000 72791 at http://farmindustrynews.com Top ag technology of Farm Progress Show 2014 http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/top-ag-technology-farm-progress-show-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Usually it&rsquo;s the iron that draws attention at the <a href="http://farmprogressshow.com" target="_blank">Farm Progress Show</a>, the mother of all outdoor farm shows here in the U.S. And anyone in attendance this year couldn&rsquo;t help but look closely at the new half-tracked, half-wheeled tractors by Case IH and New Holland, or John Deere&rsquo;s first-ever four-track vehicle.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/top-ag-technology-farm-progress-show-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/ag-technology-solution-center/top-ag-technology-farm-progress-show-2014#comments Ag Technology Solution Center Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:07:00 +0000 72671 at http://farmindustrynews.com Checking a plant’s pulse for optimizing yield http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/checking-plant-s-pulse-optimizing-yield <div class="node-body article-body">An on-plant sensor system could be coming to the corn and soybean markets soon that will help growers make better irrigation decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/checking-plant-s-pulse-optimizing-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/checking-plant-s-pulse-optimizing-yield#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:40:00 +0000 72641 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This is the type of PlantBeat monitor that would be placed on a corn stalk to measure conditions as the plant matures. The new technology was unveiled for the U.S. market at InfoAg this summer, and the company will test the product in corn and soybeans in 2015.</p> Kathy Huting WinField amps up its tech offerings http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-amps-its-tech-offerings <div class="node-body article-body">A partnership with Climate Corporation, along with new data management tools, signal that Winfield is stepping it up in the precision ag space. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-amps-its-tech-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-amps-its-tech-offerings#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:26:00 +0000 72541 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>David Gebhardt, director, data and technology, Winfield, presents the company&rsquo;s new tech offerings in Las Vegas, Nev. in August.</p> Kathy Huting Young team making ag data headway http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway <div class="node-body blog-body">FarmLogs announced recently it crossed a significant milestone with 15% of the nation's row crop farms using its data platform.</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/young-team-making-ag-data-headway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/young-team-making-ag-data-headway#comments Precision Farming Crops Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:23:00 +0000 72431 at http://farmindustrynews.com