Precision Farming en 3 ways to think about automation <div class="field-deck"> Understanding the basic parts of a robot can help you shop for autonomous systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tech Insight: You're already using robotic tech with a range of machine systems, here's what's essential for an effective autonomous system.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Business Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:46:00 +0000 84851 at <p>Understanding the essential parts of a robot can give you insight into upgrading tech on your farm. Robotic systems are already part of everyday life for many farms - in some form or another.</p> Photo: Kirillm/iStock/Thinkstock Letter from Ohio - key word: Dry <div class="node-body blog-body">Blogger Daryl Bridenbaugh offers perspective on the summer in his part of Ohio.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Crops Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:49:00 +0000 84821 at <p>Dry conditions have irrigation pumps working overtime for Ohio tomato growers.</p> Remote sensing reawakens <div class="field-deck"> The rise of drones sparks new interest in capturing info from the sky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime concept of measuring crop progress gains ground with new tools and tech to put information to work.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Precision Farming Crops Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:55:00 +0000 84781 at <p>The increased ability to pull useful information from &quot;overhead&quot; imagery has created new interest in remote sensing and the many ways information can be captured.</p> Image: Satshot Setting values in a high-tech industry <div class="node-body blog-body">New patent lawsuit reminds this writer of the way values are set in a competitive industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sprayers Precision Farming Companies Management Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:14:00 +0000 84731 at <p>A new patent lawsuit over pulse-width-modulation spraying is just another in a long line of intellectual property disputes that are common in a high-tech industry - like agriculture.</p> A penchant for precision <div class="field-deck"> Tennessee farmer Jon Rose turns to precision tools with one goal in mind - higher yield. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Jon Rose once grid-sampled a field by hand, meticulously laying out 100-square-foot grid blocks and collecting soil samples. That was 20 years ago...he's come a long way. </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Precision Farming John Deere Precision Farming Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:20:00 +0000 84701 at <p>Jon Rose is no stranger to precision ag, and these days he&rsquo;s finding new tools to enhance his precision work, resulting in higher productivity.</p> Trimble establishes new agriculture business solutions group <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Note: Briefing Room is where Farm Industry News posts un-edited company press releases to help keep you informed.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Precision Farming Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 84711 at Award sparks move to manufacturing for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:05:00 +0000 84641 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farm Equipment Precision Farming Companies Precision Farming Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:46:00 +0000 84441 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electronics Precision Farming Practices and Systems Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:06:00 +0000 84431 at <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? <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:20:00 +0000 84411 at <p>This commercial robot tractor - with an 100 hp engine - is at work in some fields in Europe.</p>