Shop/Office en 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 A court ruling, farming game, a tech tour and buying a laptop <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's installment of Tech Five offers insight into just what Net Neutrality means. We're a little more ag heavy this week with a farm game we discovered on the National Geographic website and a data company goes on the road.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Practices and Systems Fri, 17 Jun 2016 16:07:00 +0000 83441 at <p>The Washington Post recently carried a good story explaining what Net Neutrality is, and what the court case means. Given the rising importance of web connectivity to everyone, knowing that carriers can&#39;t play favorites is important. (Photo: Kagenmi/Thinkstock)</p> Surprise, surprise! <div class="node-body blog-body">A birthday-focused trip to Florida offers plenty of ways to confuse the 'target' and a good time was had by all.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Business Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:21:00 +0000 83391 at <p>Timing of the trip couldn&#39;t have been better - Epcot was holding its flower show.</p> Bendable phone, Twitter hacked, new smart phone, and a better Bluetooth <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week we found news that Samsung may be taking the phone into new territory; Twitter users got hacked, but Twitter didn't, and more in this week's Tech Five. So click on for our look at some of the hot topics from this week's tech news. We even have a useful bonus.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Shop/Office Practices and Systems Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:14:00 +0000 83361 at <p>We cover a wide range of tech news today.</p> Self-driving truck, voice command tools, web speed checker <div class="node-body gallery-body">This installment of Tech Five offers a look at some interesting new technology covering trucking, voice command, web use, software costs and STEM testing. So read on to learn more about a diverse range of tech, and don't miss the bonus at the end.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Farm Vehicles Business Fri, 20 May 2016 11:44:00 +0000 83161 at <p>Autonomous semi, more voice command tools, web speed checker, girls beat boys on tech test, subscriber software, and a Pittsburgh Steelers bonus (really).</p> Drone swarm, anti-virus software, and an artificial intelligence warning <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Precision Farming Shop/Office Business Practices and Systems Fri, 06 May 2016 19:05:00 +0000 83021 at <p>Intel created a drone &#39;fireworks&#39; show during AUVSI this week in New Orleans and with FAA&#39;s permission used 100 drones in a swarm all controlled by a single person.</p>