Precision Farming http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6211/more en 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 Industry Insider: David Friedberg, CEO and founder of The Climate Corporation http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/industry-insider-david-friedberg-ceo-and-founder-climate-corporation <div class="node-body article-body">Former Google employee talks about how crop and weather models can help mitigate the risks of farming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/industry-insider-david-friedberg-ceo-and-founder-climate-corporation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/industry-insider-david-friedberg-ceo-and-founder-climate-corporation#comments Precision Farming Monsanto Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 02 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 76161 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Climate Corp founder and CEO David Friedberg unveiled the next generation of crop modeling tools, Climate Basic and Climate Pro, at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, IA.</p> Drone excitement not abating http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating <div class="node-body blog-body">Good news, FAA started issuing permits - well sort of - for UAV use in agriculture, but there are pitfalls.</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/drone-excitement-not-abating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/drone-excitement-not-abating#comments Precision Farming Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:33:00 +0000 75691 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Ag Eagle, a Kansas company, was a popular stop at the Precision Aerial Ag Show in 2014, and the company is pushing ahead as UAV use steps toward commercial reality in 2015.</p> Putting data tools to work http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-tools-work <div class="node-body article-body">A North Dakota producer is finding that telematics and remote management tools have value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-tools-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/putting-data-tools-work#comments Precision Farming Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 75471 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Jason Schatzke (left) works closely with Daniel Eslinger from RDO Equipment in Casselton, N.D., to maximize the data collection and management tools in his operation.</p> Retooling drip irrigation technology http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/retooling-drip-irrigation-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Two companies are taking a new look at drip irrigation and offering new approaches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/retooling-drip-irrigation-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/retooling-drip-irrigation-technology#comments Precision Farming Drip Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:51:00 +0000 75401 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Turning a pivot into a drip irrigation tool includes attaching lines to your system. Dave Thom, vice president of sales, T-L Irrigation, holds up a drip line. At the outer end, those lines can be 60 feet long.</p> Willie Vogt