Electronics http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6301/more en Calculating payback of telematics http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics <div class="node-body article-body">Does the use of telematics offer a return for your operation? A new calculator from John Deere aims to do just that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/calculating-payback-telematics#comments Electronics Ag Management System John Deere Fri, 01 Apr 2016 09:44:00 +0000 82601 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The new JDLink ROI estimator by John Deere is designed to quantify the value of keeping machines connected using its JDLink telematics system.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> John Deere New online tool reviews fertilizer management products http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/new-online-tool-reviews-fertilizer-management-products <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental Defense Fund launches new tool for managing crop nutrients called Nutrient Star. The program reviews performance of commercially available nutrient management tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/new-online-tool-reviews-fertilizer-management-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/new-online-tool-reviews-fertilizer-management-products#comments Electronics Fertilizers Precision farming Thu, 03 Mar 2016 10:30:00 +0000 82291 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Environmental Defense Fund is ramping up ways to manage crop nutrients noting that up to 50% of what gets applied doesn&#39;t get used by crops.</p> Technology’s next wave http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-s-next-wave <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In the last few years we&rsquo;ve written a lot of articles on sensors, telematics, canbus, big data, and other hot-button technologies that are changing farming. Now, there&rsquo;s a report that that puts them all in context.</p></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/technology-s-next-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/technology-s-next-wave#comments Electronics Precision farming Farm Industry News Blog Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:21:00 +0000 81711 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>All of industry is on the verge of significant change, characterized by a new report that looks at Industry 4.0.</p> Ringing in the New Year, dodging a bullet http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet <div class="node-body blog-body">No I'm not talking about drive-by shootings, I'm talking about a tech projectile we dodged in 1999.</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/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/ringing-new-year-dodging-bullet#comments Electronics Events Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 31 Dec 2015 20:35:00 +0000 81511 at http://farmindustrynews.com A responsive approach to the Web makes sense http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/responsive-approach-web-makes-sense <div class="node-body blog-body">You're starting to see some interesting changes in web pages, and email design. There's a reason for it, and you may be holding it in your hand.</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/responsive-approach-web-makes-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/responsive-approach-web-makes-sense#comments Technology Decision Time Electronics Practices and Systems Farm Industry News Blog Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0000 79871 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The smartphone is becoming a more common sight on farms these days as the handy tools allow you to do so much. And that trend is driving web design - for the better- for the future. (Photo: Peter Roise/Thinkstock)</p> A robot that taps trees http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees <div class="node-body gallery-body">Engineering students from around the world compete to design the best sap collector of all time in the 2014 American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE) Robotics Competition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/robot-taps-trees#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:57:00 +0000 79491 at http://farmindustrynews.com 7 weather tools for farming http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/7-weather-tools-farming <div class="node-body gallery-body">There are a number of tools for tracking the weather, and developers continue enhancing their approaches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/7-weather-tools-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/7-weather-tools-farming#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 28 May 2015 20:14:00 +0000 79031 at http://farmindustrynews.com 5 new tech tools for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In today&rsquo;s New Product Monday, we round up a group of tech tools that may be handy for the farm. TeeJet has upgraded one of its field computers; HarvestMaster offers a large-scale grain data management system; Lindsay announces a new upgrade for pivot control; a new drone has an array of new features; and Iteris launches a water management system. Browse through the new technologies for more information and links.</p> <p>Don&#39;t miss out on these recent New Product Monday galleries:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/5-new-tech-tools-farm#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Mon, 18 May 2015 18:31:00 +0000 78921 at http://farmindustrynews.com Managing variable rate through an app http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app <div class="node-body article-body">iSoyl offers growers a simple way to track variable rate applications, and recent upgrades enhance the app’s ease of use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/electronics/managing-variable-rate-through-app#comments Electronics Electronics and digital equipment Thu, 14 May 2015 17:58:00 +0000 78881 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>iSoyl offers growers a way to manage their variable rate applications, whether they are spreading, spraying or planting. A full color touchscreen interface makes the app easy to use on the go.</p> Soyl 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="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