Covering a total exhibition area of 55 hectares (135 acres) the DLG-Feldtage took center stage in a gathering of 350 companies involved in crop production. It’s the largest outdoor farm field day in Germany, and this year Farm Industry News was once again on hand.
It's pretty easy to dart from one technology to another in a time of rapid change. The rise of new companies focused on agriculture makes that a challenge. Geosys is no new player to the ag market, but since it moved its headquarters from France to Minnesota a few months ago, its goals of doing more than capturing data have become clear....More
This week the Federal Aviation Administration has released its new rules for the operation for unmanned aerial vehicles, and while you may be reading some grousing by some industries over this first pass on operation; for agriculture the rules are basically nothing but good news....More
Land O'Lakes and Winfield have created the new Winfield Crop Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms near Winemac, Ind. The aim of the center? Share crop tech with consumers, and encourage youth to take up ag as a career.
New crop irrigation technologies, from moisture sensors to propane-powered irrigation engines, are making irrigation more precise. Here are five new irrigation technologies that are designed to optimize water and energy use while tending to the needs of your crops.
This week's Tech Five offers a look at a unique way Europeans are using drones, and we have a white paper to help you dig into just what these new high-flying tools can do for you. We've also gleaned some other interesting facts from the week's tech news as well.
This time around Tech Five offers a case history into a mobile app from a familiar company, a new report on a study that's looking at that cellphone cancer link, a super monitor that may be just what you need for Father's Day, great news for tweeters about Twitter, an interesting report on spelling from Google, and a fun little Bonus as we head into the long weekend.
This week's Tech Five offers a look at a new arrangement for ag with two major players, a special report that explores aerial imagery from a different perspective, free Windows 10 days may be numbered, a smartwatch guide and a drone upgrade.
Farm Bureau found that farmers want to maintain control of their information, seek transparency in their interactions with providers and are concerned about what might be done with their data. And we offer some tips from the FBI....More
This week's installment of the Tech Friday Five tackles drones, wearable research, antivirus software advice, explains 'the cloud,' offers interesting insight on artificial intelligence from the White House and more.
Recently, we published a Q&A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, a venture capitalist company specializing in the ag sector. (You can read the full story, called “Betting Big,” here.) ...More
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....More
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.