Variable rate http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6431/more en Thermal imaging company uses heat to scout fields http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields <div class="node-body gallery-body">Indiana-based AirScout is using thermal imaging technology from airplanes to detect stress in crops. </div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/thermal-imaging-company-uses-heat-scout-fields#comments Variable rate Corn Precision farming Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:36:00 +0000 84111 at http://farmindustrynews.com 5 new irrigation technologies aim for precision http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/5-new-irrigation-technologies-aim-precision <div class="node-body gallery-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/5-new-irrigation-technologies-aim-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/5-new-irrigation-technologies-aim-precision#comments Variable rate Center Pivot Variable rate irrigation Wed, 08 Jun 2016 08:54:00 +0000 83331 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The CropX system is a new-tech way to capture key information in an irrigation pivot for enhanced water-use precision.</p> Calculating the value of digital agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Recently, we published a Q&amp;A interview with Arama Kukutai, managing director of <a href="http://finistere.com/">Finistere Ventures</a>, a venture capitalist company specializing in the ag sector. (You can read the full story, called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big">&ldquo;Betting Big,&rdquo; here.)</a>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/calculating-value-digital-agriculture#comments Variable rate Precision farming Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Tue, 03 May 2016 07:47:00 +0000 82931 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, left, is the author or &ldquo;Can Digital Farming Deliver on its Promise?&rdquo; Here is pictured with Geoff Kneen, R&amp;D licensing and new ventures manager at Bayer, which works with Finistere Ventures to find new investment opportunities in agricultural technology.&nbsp;</p> INDUSTRY INSIDER: Betting big http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big <div class="node-body article-body">Arama Kukutai of Finistere Ventures, investor partner with Bayer, talks about some recent venture funding projects that could change farming.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/industry-insider-betting-big#comments Variable rate Bayer CropScience Biotech Seed/Transgenic Seed Corn Precision farming Variable rate irrigation Tue, 15 Mar 2016 21:34:00 +0000 82441 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Bayer, in partnership with Finistere Ventures, a venture capitalist company, is taking technology to the next level through its investment in start-up companies. Pictured here are Arama Kukutai, managing director of Finistere Ventures, left, and Geoff Kneen, R&amp;D licensing and new ventures manager at Bayer.</p> Jodie Wehrspann Top 10 galleries of 2015 http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/top-10-galleries-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">New tools and products highlight a year of innovation for agriculture, from new tractors to game-changing technologies, we covered a wide range of information.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/top-10-galleries-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/precision-farming/top-10-galleries-2015#comments Precision guidance Trucks/pickups ATV/UV Row Crop Tractors Variable rate Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors Combines Precision Farming Companies Crops Events Practices and Systems Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:29:00 +0000 81451 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>From new tractors to new pickups, the 2015 roundup of top 10 galleries covers a wide range of farm technologies.</p> Next-gen soil sampler http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/next-gen-soil-sampler <div class="node-body article-body">Falcon Soil Sampling introduces high-tech upgrades to its automated soil sampling machine.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/next-gen-soil-sampler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/next-gen-soil-sampler#comments Variable rate Grid Sampling Mon, 16 Nov 2015 20:54:00 +0000 80961 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>How it works: The Falcon is a soil-sampling machine that collects, logs and stores soil samples on the go using a ground-driven drum and probe assembly pulled on a trailer. After soil cores are collected, the Falcon mixes the sample, fills the container and indexes the sample at the push of a button. Samples are stored on back of the trailer.</p> Falcon Soil Sampling Big Data and its role in agriculture http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/big-data-and-its-role-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Agco's Matt Rushing testifies on House Ag Committee about the challenges and opportunities of collecting data on farms.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/big-data-and-its-role-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/variable-rate/big-data-and-its-role-agriculture#comments Variable rate AGCO Ag Management System Precision farming Wed, 04 Nov 2015 10:00:00 +0000 80841 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Recently the House Ag Committee held a hearing exploring issues surrounding Big Data and Matt Rushing from Agco was on hand.</p> Agco Crop measurement or modeling: which is better? http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crop-measurement-or-modeling-which-better <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A lot has been in the press in the past few years about crop modeling. Using algorithms to define outcomes based on millions of data points from weather, soil, yield history and other factors that play into farming.</p> <p>But with all that predicting, there is bound to be some error. That&rsquo;s where the importance of measurement comes in&mdash;to give you an accurate picture of what is actually happening in your field.</p></div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crop-measurement-or-modeling-which-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/blog/crop-measurement-or-modeling-which-better#comments Variable rate Corn Variable rate application Farm Industry News Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:02:00 +0000 80031 at http://farmindustrynews.com 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> <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> <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