Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en Award sparks move to manufacturing for irrigation innovation http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/award-sparks-move-manufacturing-irrigation-innovation <div class="node-body blog-body">Getting an idea is just the start for any entrepreneur, getting a little help along the way can be important too.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/award-sparks-move-manufacturing-irrigation-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/award-sparks-move-manufacturing-irrigation-innovation#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:05:00 +0000 84641 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Mist Labs is launching AgPulse, an internet-enabled sensor for more precise micro-irrigation water management.</p> Climate agreement, new mowers, ready to hunt http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/climate-agreement-new-mowers-ready-hunt <div class="node-body gallery-body">New Product Monday is more than just products this week with news that Winfield and Climate Corporation are teaming up to provide enhanced information for crop management. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/climate-agreement-new-mowers-ready-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/climate-agreement-new-mowers-ready-hunt#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Companies Precision Farming Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:46:00 +0000 84441 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>New Product Monday includes news on a hunting package for the Can-Am Defender that includes a Mossy Oak pattern.</p> Science in trouble, 5G wireless news, Internet of Things and killing with robots http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/science-trouble-5g-wireless-news-internet-things-and-killing-robots <div class="node-body gallery-body">Scientists are concerned about how funding, and publishing pressures are warping research, while the FCC makes a 5G move and we look at the idea of killing with a robot. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/science-trouble-5g-wireless-news-internet-things-and-killing-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/science-trouble-5g-wireless-news-internet-things-and-killing-robots#comments Electronics Precision Farming Practices and Systems Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:06:00 +0000 84431 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Tech Five this week delves into several areas, including the Internet of Things, which is about everything connected and talking with each other.</p> A robot question: Elephants or spiders? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/robot-question-elephants-or-spiders <div class="node-body blog-body">The future of farm robotics could take on many forms as the industry continues to strive for efficiency, and to deal with a shrinking labor pool.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/robot-question-elephants-or-spiders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/robot-question-elephants-or-spiders#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:20:00 +0000 84411 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This commercial robot tractor - with an 100 hp engine - is at work in some fields in Europe.</p> Flex-wing mowers, nitrogen monitor, software upgrade, and more http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/flex-wing-mowers-nitrogen-monitor-software-upgrade-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">New Product Monday is often an eclectic listing of tools for your operation, and this time out is no different, including new tools from Bush Hog and Loftness, a software upgrade from John Deere, an interesting way to monitor nitrogen use, a silage additive and even a new website offering year-long on-farm information.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/flex-wing-mowers-nitrogen-monitor-software-upgrade-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/flex-wing-mowers-nitrogen-monitor-software-upgrade-and-more#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Business John Deere Precision Farming Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:05:00 +0000 84381 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Bush Hog has two new flex-wing mowers for the 2016 season. The 2215 is built for tough-duty service.</p> Computer security, self-driving cars, Juno and farm data ownership http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/computer-security-self-driving-cars-juno-and-farm-data-ownership <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tech Five offers a look into how hackers win, self-driving car issues, space win and ag data ownership </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/computer-security-self-driving-cars-juno-and-farm-data-ownership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/computer-security-self-driving-cars-juno-and-farm-data-ownership#comments Electronics Precision Farming Farm Vehicles Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:43:00 +0000 84371 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Do you know who really has access to your data? And should you care? Big questions are looming here.</p> Data aggregation: What does it mean? And why should you care? http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/data-aggregation-what-does-it-mean-and-why-should-you-care <div class="field-deck"> Explaining how this important management tool can work for your farm. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In the past five years, one key word has made its way into the farm vocabulary - data. For some it&#39;s a four-letter word in the worst sense of the meaning, given that it&#39;s an item that needs a whole new kind of management. Yet there&#39;s one phrase that often comes along with data - data aggregation. And understanding what that means may help you better understand your options when looking at data agreements, and determining how best to make use of all that information you have on the farm.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/data-aggregation-what-does-it-mean-and-why-should-you-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/data-aggregation-what-does-it-mean-and-why-should-you-care#comments Precision Farming Precision Farming Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:46:00 +0000 84341 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Maximizing the information on your farm may require some &#39;sharing&#39; through aggregation.</p> Raw Pixel Ltd./ThinkStock Funding for tech firm shows confidence in approach http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/funding-tech-firm-shows-confidence-approach <div class="field-deck"> Recent investment in Farmers Edge demonstrates that data companies still of interest to investors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recent investment in Farmers Edge demonstrates that data companies still of interest to investors.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/funding-tech-firm-shows-confidence-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/funding-tech-firm-shows-confidence-approach#comments Precision Farming Business Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:18:00 +0000 84301 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Continued interest in farm data and information is shown best in continued investment in innovative companies.</p> Image: denizybayram/thinkstock DuPont Veteran, Jim Borel, Joins the Board of Directors at Farmers Edge http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/dupont-veteran-jim-borel-joins-board-directors-farmers-edge <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Farmers Edge&trade;, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, announced today that Jim Borel, a recently retired Executive Vice President of DuPont, has joined its Board of Directors. Widely considered one of the most influential and experienced figures in global agriculture, Borel joins existing board members Steve Mills of <em>Archer Daniels Midland</em> Company and Dayna Spiring, <em>former chief strategy</em> officer of the <em>Canadian Wheat Board, during a period of rapid growth for the company.</em></p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/dupont-veteran-jim-borel-joins-board-directors-farmers-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Companies Thu, 30 Jun 2016 04:00:00 +0000 84291 at http://farmindustrynews.com Thermal imaging company uses heat to scout fields http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields <div class="node-body gallery-body">Indiana-based AirScout is using thermal imaging technology from airplanes to detect stress in crops. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields#comments Variable rate Corn Precision farming Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:36:00 +0000 84111 at http://farmindustrynews.com