Variable rate http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6431/more en What 640 Labs purchase means for Climate Corp http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-640-labs-purchase-means-climate-corp <div class="node-body blog-body">In a Business Wire news release issued Monday, Monsanto's weather modeling company Climate Corp announced its purchase of data analytics company 640 Labs, a tech start-up company in Chicago. 640 Labs has found a way to capture geo-referenced data from farm vehicles using a drive that plugs into the vehicle's diagnostics port.</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/what-640-labs-purchase-means-climate-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/what-640-labs-purchase-means-climate-corp#comments Variable rate Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:38:00 +0000 74821 at http://farmindustrynews.com Monsanto announces acquisition of The Climate Corporation http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-announces-acquisition-climate-corporation <div class="node-body article-body">Climate Corporation's weather technology will be rolled into FieldScripts as a result of the acquisition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-announces-acquisition-climate-corporation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-announces-acquisition-climate-corporation#comments Variable rate Monsanto Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:35:00 +0000 67922 at http://farmindustrynews.com Divergence Between Efficiency and Data Driven Technology Remains Wide http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/divergence-between-efficiency-and-data-driven-technology-remains-wide <div class="field-byline"> Source: PrecisionAg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Bruce Erickson, currently agronomic education manager with the American Society of Agronomy, has been heading up survey development and data compilation for the 16<sup><font size="2">th</font></sup> Retail Precision Adoption Survey. He and the team have noted some interesting trends in all technologies, including variable rate application and global positioning.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/divergence-between-efficiency-and-data-driven-technology-remains-wide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/divergence-between-efficiency-and-data-driven-technology-remains-wide#comments Variable rate Precision farming Variable rate application Wed, 01 May 2013 14:14:00 +0000 64222 at http://farmindustrynews.com High-tech spray nozzles target glyphosate resistant weeds http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/high-tech-spray-nozzles-target-glyphosate-resistant-weeds <div class="node-body article-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Lucida Grande'"> After years of primarily using one-size-fits-all spray tips that are ideal for spraying Roundup Ready crops, growers may now need to own an arsenal of nozzles specific to a range of chemistries.</p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Lucida Grande'"> &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/high-tech-spray-nozzles-target-glyphosate-resistant-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/high-tech-spray-nozzles-target-glyphosate-resistant-weeds#comments Variable rate Nozzles Wed, 27 Feb 2013 19:59:00 +0000 62881 at http://farmindustrynews.com Photo: Mike Krivit Monsanto’s FieldScripts combines high-tech planting with high-tech seed http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-s-fieldscripts-combines-high-tech-planting-high-tech-seed <div class="node-body video-body"><p> The new program called FieldScripts will enable farmers to accurately and variably plant DeKalb hybrids with Precision Planting&rsquo;s 20/20 SeedSense monitor, all on an iPad. Ted Crosby, Integrated Farming Systems lead for Monsanto, answers questions about the new program from Forrest Laws, Farm Industry News.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-s-fieldscripts-combines-high-tech-planting-high-tech-seed#comments Variable rate Monsanto Precision farming Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:45:00 +0000 59191 at http://farmindustrynews.com John Deere expands HarvestLab on-the-go analysis to more feed variables http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/john-deere-expands-harvestlab-go-analysis-more-feed-variables <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers will now be able to determine corn silage nutrient quality on-the-go with John Deere HarvestLab. HarvestLab can now predict crude protein, starch and fiber (ADF/NDF) in addition to dry matter content, which it previously measured.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/john-deere-expands-harvestlab-go-analysis-more-feed-variables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/john-deere-expands-harvestlab-go-analysis-more-feed-variables#comments Variable rate Forage harvesters/Choppers Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:55:00 +0000 57471 at http://farmindustrynews.com R7 Tool streamlines variable-rate decision making and variety selection http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/r7-tool-streamlines-variable-rate-decision-making-and-variety-selection <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Winfield Solutions, the seed and crop protection products arm of Land O&rsquo;Lakes, introduces a new Web-based precision planning tool that allows farmers to get a start in variable-rate seeding and fertility programs.</p> <p> The R7 Tool uses satellite imagery as a stand-in for actual yield and soil test data. Working with retailer agronomists, farmers used the tool to develop crop plans on millions of acres scheduled for planting in 2012.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/r7-tool-streamlines-variable-rate-decision-making-and-variety-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/r7-tool-streamlines-variable-rate-decision-making-and-variety-selection#comments Variable rate Variable rate seeding Mon, 07 May 2012 17:18:00 +0000 56081 at http://farmindustrynews.com New variable-rate sprayer nozzles speed up sidedressing nitrogen http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/new-variable-rate-sprayer-nozzles-speed-sidedressing-nitrogen <div class="field-byline"> By David Hest </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sprayer nozzles designed for variable rates allow growers to sidedress nitrogen at faster speeds. Greenleaf Technologies offers the TurboDrop nozzle, and SprayTarget offers the Hi-VeriFlow 1 nozzle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/new-variable-rate-sprayer-nozzles-speed-sidedressing-nitrogen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/new-variable-rate-sprayer-nozzles-speed-sidedressing-nitrogen#comments Variable rate Fertilizers Nozzles Mon, 22 Aug 2011 14:15:00 +0000 49441 at http://farmindustrynews.com TurboDrop (left), and Hi-VeriFlow 1 nozzles John Deere's FarmSight enables wireless engine monitoring, control http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/john-deeres-farmsight-enables-wireless-engine-monitoring-control <div class="node-body video-body">John Deere will introduce new products as part of its FarmSight suite of technologies. The new products will include technologies like telematics for remote monitoring of equipment and machine-to-machine communication that allows one vehicle to take control of another. It also will enble an operator to view from a mobile device or home computer what is on a tractor or vehicle display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/john-deeres-farmsight-enables-wireless-engine-monitoring-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/john-deeres-farmsight-enables-wireless-engine-monitoring-control#comments Precision guidance Variable rate Farm Equipment Precision Farming Tractors John Deere Fri, 11 Mar 2011 20:25:00 +0000 45721 at http://farmindustrynews.com Monsanto expands Prescriptive Ag Solutions program http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-expands-prescriptive-ag-solutions-program <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> For 2011, the program, which began as a pilot with about 2,500 participants in 2010, will be available on a broader -- though still limited -- basis across the Midwest. The program is expected to be more broadly available for the 2012 planting season.</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/variable-rate/monsanto-expands-prescriptive-ag-solutions-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/monsanto-expands-prescriptive-ag-solutions-program#comments Variable rate Monsanto Seed Seed Variable Rate Application Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 14 Feb 2011 05:00:00 +0000 45091 at http://farmindustrynews.com