Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en How high-tech farming will reshape agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Source: BCG </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study from Boston Consulting Group looks at key trends in precision agriculture and how they will change the future of agriculture in the next 15 to 20 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/how-high-tech-farming-will-reshape-agriculture#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Wed, 20 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000 78941 at http://farmindustrynews.com Source: BCG PDF Crop Farming 2030 Business author says Big Data is the future; outlines how 10 industries are benefiting http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Pulitzer-nominated business journalist and author Russ Banham has written about Big Data analytics in all kinds of industries, from healthcare and insurance to trucking and retail. Now he is bringing his message to agriculture.</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/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/business-author-says-big-data-future-outlines-how-10-industries-are-benefiting#comments Electronics Precision Farming Precision farming Wed, 13 May 2015 18:21:00 +0000 78851 at http://farmindustrynews.com Insider with AgLeader's founder http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder <div class="node-body article-body">Al Myers saw a need for an on-the-go yield monitor, but he had no idea what that would really mean 23 years later.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/insider-agleaders-founder#comments Precision Farming Ag Leader Mon, 11 May 2015 18:50:00 +0000 78831 at http://farmindustrynews.com Willie Vogt Benchmarking your farm gets easier http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier <div class="node-body blog-body">Comparing your farm to others like it can shine a light on areas where you can improve, and rising access to data makes the process easier.</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/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/benchmarking-your-farm-gets-easier#comments Precision Farming Companies Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 07 May 2015 15:03:00 +0000 78771 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>This benchmark map from True-Harvest shows a revenue difference based on a 400-acre field and a 38 bu./acre yield difference.</p> The race to self-driving vehicles http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/race-self-driving-vehicles <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Lux Research, a company we interviewed at the <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/technology-decision-time/future-farming">2014 Ag Innovation Showcase</a>,&nbsp;released a forecast last week for automation in cars.&nbsp; In the report,<a href="https://portal.luxresearchinc.com/research/report_excerpt/19113"> &ldquo;The $102 Billion Opportunity for Partial Automation for Cars,</a>&rdquo; Lux research analyst Maryanna Saenko evaluated the pace of automation in cars, and the opportunities it brings to automakers.</p> <p>Among her findings:</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/race-self-driving-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/race-self-driving-vehicles#comments Precision guidance Precision farming Precision Guidance Sensors Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 05 May 2015 18:20:00 +0000 78351 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Google&#39;s self-driving car / Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</p> 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>