Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en What you didn't know about drones http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-you-didnt-know-about-drones <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Every week we get news releases on a new drone developed by xyz inventor or company and what it can do in terms of fly time and distance, image resolution, weight and all the other specs that set their drone apart from the competitions. And we&rsquo;ve covered a lot of them in our product roundup stories.</p> <p>But amidst all of the product news headlines, it can be easy to get lost in the mechanical details of drones and downplay their cultural and political significance.</p></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/what-you-didnt-know-about-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-you-didnt-know-about-drones#comments Precision Farming Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:31:00 +0000 78081 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Photo: PrecisionHawk</p> Precision application monitoring http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/precision-application-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The folks at <a href="http://surefireag.com" target="_blank">SureFire Ag Systems </a>have introduced a new Multi Flow sys&shy;tem, which is an electromagnet flow-meter with no moving parts that moni&shy;tors up to 48 rows on an implement while applying liquid product. Farm Industry News got an overview of the system at the National Farm Machinery Show in February.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/precision-application-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/precision-application-monitoring#comments Precision Farming Equipment & Supplies Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:00 +0000 78071 at http://farmindustrynews.com 2015 AETC Conference: An insider’s look at what ag engineers are talking about http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/2015-aetc-conference-insider-s-look-what-ag-engineers-are-talking-about <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Planting technologies, autonomous vehicles, and the whole topic of open-source data harnessed much of the discussion at the 2015 Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference (AETC) coverage held last February in Louisville, KY.</p></div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/2015-aetc-conference-insider-s-look-what-ag-engineers-are-talking-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/2015-aetc-conference-insider-s-look-what-ag-engineers-are-talking-about#comments Precision Farming Farm Equipment Precision farming Variable rate seeding Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:28:00 +0000 77881 at http://farmindustrynews.com Service offers maximum benchmarking tools http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/service-offers-maximum-benchmarking-tools <div class="node-body blog-body">The Farmers Business Network brings together key information farmers can use to fine-tune management solutions.</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/service-offers-maximum-benchmarking-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/service-offers-maximum-benchmarking-tools#comments Technology Decision Time Precision Farming Crops Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:02:00 +0000 77871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The ability to layer in information from a farm is the start of the process for Farmers Business Network. Aggregating that data into a system that offers producers valuable ways to benchmark performance and rate inputs is the result.</p> Spend an hour, get smarter http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/spend-hour-get-smarter <div class="node-body blog-body">Webinars are an efficient way to tap into new knowledge to help your operation.</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/spend-hour-get-smarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/spend-hour-get-smarter#comments Precision Farming Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:18:00 +0000 77611 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Dr. Michael Boehlje, noted Purdue University ag economist, will lead a webinar on March 31 offering insight for farmers planning to thrive during the economic downturn. (Photo by Mike Wilson)</p> Profit zone planning http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/profit-zone-planning <div class="node-body article-body">New on-line software tool identifies field areas that aren’t profitable to farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/profit-zone-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/profit-zone-planning#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:54:00 +0000 77421 at http://farmindustrynews.com Wearable ag technology company places in funding program http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/wearable-ag-technology-company-places-funding-program <div class="field-byline"> Source: TekWear </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company was chosen from more than 60 other startups for participation in funding program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/wearable-ag-technology-company-places-funding-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/wearable-ag-technology-company-places-funding-program#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:01:00 +0000 77061 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Bruce Rasa, founder and CEO, TekWear</p> Full drone service for agriculture to launch in U.S., Canada http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/full-drone-service-agriculture-launch-us-canada <div class="field-byline"> Source: PrecisionHawk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A large-scale drone program for farming will launch through a partnership between PrecisionHawk and Agri-Trend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/full-drone-service-agriculture-launch-us-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/full-drone-service-agriculture-launch-us-canada#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:36:00 +0000 76901 at http://farmindustrynews.com FAA moves forward with UAS rules http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/faa-moves-forward-uas-rules <div class="node-body article-body">The long-awaited proposal for smaller unmanned aerial system, or UAS, rules offers hope for wider use of drones in agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/faa-moves-forward-uas-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/faa-moves-forward-uas-rules#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:42:00 +0000 76531 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is seeking comment on rules regarding operation of unmanned aerial systems - or drones - under 55 pounds. The agency is also seeking input on more flexible rules on UAS under 4.4 pounds.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt Silicon Valley comes to agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/silicon-valley-comes-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Farm innovators have new places to turn for development funding. Silicon Valley players are changing the way innovation is financed. And the system offers more than money, providing entrepreneurs with added management help. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/silicon-valley-comes-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/silicon-valley-comes-agriculture#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:39:00 +0000 76341 at http://farmindustrynews.com