Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> Putting data to work - Part 1 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1 <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">Once you've collected all that information just how will you put it to work? You'll find a growing number of services and companies to help, here's the first of a two-part look at what they offer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-work-part-1#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:16:00 +0000 82871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>You&#39;ve done the hard work of bringing data from disparate sources into one place, now what do you do? There&#39;s a growing list of companies that can help and here&#39;s a look at what they can do for you.</p> Image: Melissa Landgraf and SweetCrisis/ET-ARTWORKS/iStock/Thinkstock Industry reports available, outsiders invest in ag and telling the ag tech story http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story <div class="node-body article-body">In this week's Friday Tech Five we look at a new report from a sister brand that offers farmers insight into equipment price trends and news from the investment community.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/industry-reports-available-outsiders-invest-ag-and-telling-ag-tech-story#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Shop/Office Crops Practices and Systems Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:20:00 +0000 82851 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This week we look at a new report from a sister brand that offers farmers insight into equipment price trends and news from the investment community.</p> Photo: Nonkranch/Thinkstock Sentera transforms Inspire Drone into affordable precision scouting tool http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/sentera-transforms-inspire-drone-affordable-precision-scouting-tool <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Sentera, LLC, a software, sensor, and drone company is making precise crop health and normalized difference vegetation index data affordable to every grower. Sentera developed the capability to transform new or existing DJI Inspire drones into precision agriculture scouting tools while retaining full functionality of the Inspire&rsquo;s 360-degree camera.</p> <p>The NDVI Upgrade seamlessly integrates Sentera&rsquo;s proven Single Sensor with the intuitive DJI INSPIRE drone, capturing precise near-infrared (NIR) imagery and producing NDVI crop maps.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/sentera-transforms-inspire-drone-affordable-precision-scouting-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Technology Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:00:00 +0000 82771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Sentera LLC can upgrade the DJI Inspire drone with a single sensor to provide normalized differential vegetation index data.</p> Taking to the skies with new UAVs http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the Federal Aviation Administration nears final rules for use of unmanned aerial vehicles for broader use, this gallery offers a look at some tools you'll want to check out if you're interested in using the technology on your farm. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/taking-skies-new-uavs#comments Precision Farming Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:59:00 +0000 82721 at http://farmindustrynews.com INDUSTRY INSIDER: Robb Fraley http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley <div class="node-body article-body">Monsanto’s chief technology officer talks about the advancements in data science, crop modeling and what’s next for the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/crop-protection/industry-insider-robb-fraley#comments Biotech Traits Crop Protection Precision Farming Monsanto Crops Practices and Systems Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:32:00 +0000 82701 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Robb Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer for Monsanto, talked with Farm Industry News about the next advancements in data sciences and biology.</p> Photo: Jodie Wehrspann Cellular RTK, soil analysis tool, irrigation sensor, mobile data system http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system <div class="node-body gallery-body">This installment of New Product Monday includes John Deere's launch of a new mobile RTK signal; a new soil analysis tool from Veris that you can pull with a utility vehicle, two new irrigation products and a new farm data system that works with your smart phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/cellular-rtk-soil-analysis-tool-irrigation-sensor-mobile-data-system#comments Farm Equipment Precision Farming Crops Practices and Systems Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:41:00 +0000 82691 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Veris Technologies has launched its on-the-go soil sensor platform, the Veris U3, that uses three sensors to create what it calls affordable, high-resolution soil pH, organic matter and soil texture (electrical conductivity) maps behind a utility vehicle.</p> Video Demo: Picking the right spray nozzle http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle <div class="node-body video-body">What nozzle should you use in the field? With changing crop protection products that's a more detailed choice than ever before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/sprayers/video-demo-picking-right-spray-nozzle#comments Sprayers Precision Farming Chemicals Crops Variable Rate Application Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:54:00 +0000 82651 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Mark Glady, region agronomist with Winfield Solutions, a Land O&rsquo;Lakes Company, recently gave a talk in Willmar, MN, on how to select the right sprayer nozzle for different product applications.</p> 5 tech areas to explore during spring planting http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting <div class="node-body article-body">In the heat of planting and spraying, it’s time for a tech checkup, while what you're seeing is fresh in your mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/5-tech-areas-explore-during-spring-planting#comments Technology Decision Time Farm Equipment Precision Farming Crops Practices and Systems Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:35:00 +0000 82641 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>When the rush is on to get work done, it&#39;s also when you&#39;re seeing areas where you could improve the business. Tracking that, while a challenge, is also a way to continuously improve your operation.</p> Photol ligora/iStock/Thinkstock