Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en An ag app case study, cellphone cancer news and more words on Twitter http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/ag-app-case-study-cellphone-cancer-news-and-more-words-twitter <div class="node-body gallery-body">This time around Tech Five offers a case history into a mobile app from a familiar company, a new report on a study that's looking at that cellphone cancer link, a super monitor that may be just what you need for Father's Day, great news for tweeters about Twitter, an interesting report on spelling from Google, and a fun little Bonus as we head into the long weekend.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/ag-app-case-study-cellphone-cancer-news-and-more-words-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/ag-app-case-study-cellphone-cancer-news-and-more-words-twitter#comments Precision Farming Crops Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 27 May 2016 19:53:00 +0000 83211 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>A case history looks at the development of a new mobil app from DuPont Pioneer that will make its way to the U.S. soon.</p> Winfield teams with Google, satellites vs. drones, and a bonus http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-teams-google-satellites-vs-drones-and-bonus <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's Tech Five offers a look at a new arrangement for ag with two major players, a special report that explores aerial imagery from a different perspective, free Windows 10 days may be numbered, a smartwatch guide and a drone upgrade. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-teams-google-satellites-vs-drones-and-bonus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/winfield-teams-google-satellites-vs-drones-and-bonus#comments Precision Farming Precision Farming Fri, 13 May 2016 20:46:00 +0000 83081 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This week&#39;s Tech Five offers a look at a new arrangement for ag with two major players, a special report that explores aerial imagery from a different perspective, free Windows 10 days may be numbered, a smartwatch guide and a drone upgrade.</p> Data concerns remain top of mind for farmers http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/data-concerns-remain-top-mind-farmers <div class="field-deck"> Survey shows you want to keep data control </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Bureau found that farmers want to maintain control of their information, seek transparency in their interactions with providers and are concerned about what might be done with their data. And we offer some tips from the FBI.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/data-concerns-remain-top-mind-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/data-concerns-remain-top-mind-farmers#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 12 May 2016 19:57:00 +0000 83061 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Rising use of data-focused tools and cloud-based computing bring along questions of ownership and security.</p> Image: PaulPaladin/Thinkstock Drone swarm, anti-virus software, and an artificial intelligence warning http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-swarm-anti-virus-software-and-artificial-intelligence-warning <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's installment of the Tech Friday Five tackles drones, wearable research, antivirus software advice, explains 'the cloud,' offers interesting insight on artificial intelligence from the White House and more.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-swarm-anti-virus-software-and-artificial-intelligence-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-swarm-anti-virus-software-and-artificial-intelligence-warning#comments Precision Farming Shop/Office Business Practices and Systems Fri, 06 May 2016 19:05:00 +0000 83021 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Intel created a drone &#39;fireworks&#39; show during AUVSI this week in New Orleans and with FAA&#39;s permission used 100 drones in a swarm all controlled by a single person.</p> What’s next for agricultural biologicals http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/what-s-next-agricultural-biologicals <div class="node-body gallery-body">BioConsortia CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith provides an overview of the agricultural biologics market and what he sees as the next wave.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/what-s-next-agricultural-biologicals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/what-s-next-agricultural-biologicals#comments Crop Protection Seed Precision Farming Precision Farming Crops Thu, 05 May 2016 18:38:00 +0000 82991 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>BioConsortia CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith provides an overview of the agricultural biologics market and what he sees as the next wave. Check out this gallery to get a rundown on the development of new technology for improving crop yields.</p> Keeping up with the UAV market http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market <div class="node-body blog-body">With FAA final rules looming as soon as mid-summer, the unmanned aerial vehicle market is starting to 'firm up' in a number of ways. And big UAV events expand.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/keeping-uav-market#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 04 May 2016 15:58:00 +0000 82971 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>AgEagle is one company that has announced a new partnership - this one for enhanced data communication - and it&#39;s one of several announced this week.</p> UAV makers partner to expand market opportunity http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/uav-makers-partner-expand-market-opportunity <div class="field-deck"> PrecisionHawk makes major announcement with DJI; DuPont Pioneer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PrecisionHawk, DJI join forces with new software partnership; PrecisionHawk also advances in the market with added funding including support from DuPont Pioner.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/uav-makers-partner-expand-market-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/uav-makers-partner-expand-market-opportunity#comments Precision Farming Companies Electronics and digital equipment Tue, 03 May 2016 13:06:00 +0000 82961 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Matrice M600 UAV from DJI is a high-end, payload carrying UAV with advanced features including longer battery life. It can now also be controlled with software from PrecisionHawk for operation, and data collection. It&#39;s a new partnership between PrecisionHawk and DJI.</p> Photo: DJI Calculating the value of digital agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Recently, we published a Q&amp;A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of <a href="http://finistere.com/">Finistere Ventures</a>, a venture capitalist company specializing in the ag sector. (You can read the full story, called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big">&ldquo;Betting Big,&rdquo; here.)</a>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture#comments Variable rate Precision farming Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 07:47:00 +0000 82931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, left, is the author or &ldquo;Can Digital Farming Deliver on its Promise?&rdquo; Here is pictured with Geoff Kneen, R&amp;D licensing and new ventures manager at Bayer, which works with Finistere Ventures to find new investment opportunities in agricultural technology.&nbsp;</p> Drone tech boost, privacy protection, routers, Windows 10 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10 <div class="field-deck"> This week's installment of the Friday Tech Five covers a wide range of tools and tech. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Precision Hawk gets a financial bump; U.S. House takes an email privacy vote; find a new router; and Windows 10.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/drone-tech-boost-privacy-protection-routers-windows-10#comments Precision Farming Business Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:59:00 +0000 82941 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Need a new router? Check out a review of 10 new models; Precision Hawk keeps adding financing - from big names; Windows 10 has new features; and Google Talks artificial intelligence.</p> Image: nongkranch/Thinkstock Putting data to work - Part 2 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2 <div class="field-deck"> Big Data is all it's cracked up to be, provided you pull together your information and maximize its use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just how will you put Big Data to work on your operation? In this installment we continue our look at the issue, including a resource guide for your farm.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-2#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000 82881 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Yield information is just one piece of data from your farm that can be used for decision-making. Other tasks from application to work around the farm help you manage more closely, and for profit.</p>