Shop/Office en Future food demand, auto-driving rules and Dropbox <div class="node-body gallery-body">Food demand is a hot topic, a new report reviews that; we look at the levels of autonomous driving; and talk smart phones, Dropbox and old electric car batteries. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electronics Business Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:13:00 +0000 84951 at <p>What is the intelligent food system of the future? A new report will offer insights.</p> Self-driving cars, innovation, Tinder for tractors <div class="node-body gallery-body">There's a little ag and plenty of innovation in this week's Tech Five installment, where we delve into the possibility that Ford may have self-driving cars, and more.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electronics Practices and Systems Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 19 Aug 2016 21:14:00 +0000 84891 at <p>Ford is pushing pretty fast into the self-driving car business. Plans are to be up and running for ride-share services in five years.</p> Hacking cars, smaller phones and a crushing bonus <div class="node-body gallery-body">Technology shows up in some interesting places from ways they're using glue in your next vehicle, to cheap laptops. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Business Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:15:00 +0000 84831 at <p>From cheap laptops to high-tech car news, Tech Five covers it all this week.</p> Olympic apps, measuring crop yields and web speeds rise <div class="node-body gallery-body">This installment of Tech Five gives you a leg up on the right apps to track the Olympics, news that Internet speeds are rising and even a story about a company predicting ag yields. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Business Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:27:00 +0000 84751 at <p>Descartes Labs can measure crop yields using massive data sets collected from satellite imagery.</p> Windows update, tougher phone glass and drones at work <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tech Five offers insight on an update for Windows 10, Gorilla Glass 5, an Amazon drone test, an electric semi, and do you have too many apps on your phone? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:29:00 +0000 84681 at <p>Amazon is testing Prime Air in the United Kingdom with the government&#39;s blessing.</p> Data use limit, bye-bye VCR, treating saline groundwater <div class="node-body gallery-body">We mix it up with Tech Five this week looking at some hot ag news along with some interesting developments in the tech world. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Practices and Systems Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:13:00 +0000 84601 at <p>Whether you&#39;re talking treating ground water for saline, or $100 million to fund a company with a water optimization product, this week has been interesting for tech news.</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> Team FIN test: A finer finish <div class="node-body article-body">Looking to spruce up buildings around the farm? Have some indoor painting planned for winter? Team FIN tests a Wagner paint sprayer.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tools Business Practices and Systems Team FIN Test Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:01:00 +0000 84391 at <p>The Wagner FLEXiO 990 offers a range of features, and Team FIN liked its performance, once it was properly assembled. Cleanup still takes time.</p> Photo: Katie Honnette Computer security, self-driving cars, Juno and farm data ownership <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tech Five offers a look into how hackers win, self-driving car issues, space win and ag data ownership </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electronics Precision Farming Farm Vehicles Electronics and digital equipment Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:43:00 +0000 84371 at <p>Do you know who really has access to your data? And should you care? Big questions are looming here.</p> A buyer's market for farmland? <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>If you are looking to buy farmland this year, there might be some room for negotiation. A new report issued today by Farmers National Company, a farm management service, showed that farmland values in much of the Midwest slipped from the highs of several years ago. The report states the decline is in relation to falling commodity prices.</p> <p>Eight of the 11 Midwest states surveyed showed a decline in average sale prices per acre between June 2015 to June 2016, with the exception of South Dakota, Michigan and Kansas, where values remained the same.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farm Recordkeeping Inputs Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:24:00 +0000 84091 at