Data en Do you know your API? An explainer <div class="field-deck"> The application program interface is already an important part of new tech in agriculture, but what is it? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today's tech-enhanced equipment relies on programming and sensors to get work done, but how is that equipment shared? The application program interface.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Business Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:51:00 +0000 85991 at <p>Collecting information on the farm is becoming part of the job. But as farmers turn to more tools to gather information, and analyze it, what gets all those tools to talk to each other? The Application Program Interface.</p> Photo: John Deere Checking your ag data type <div class="field-byline"> Farm Industry News Team </div> <div class="field-deck"> Online quiz offers you insight into the type of person you are when it comes to technology. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a quick online quiz to find out your data type. And learn more about The Ag Data Conference.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Precision Farming Sat, 01 Oct 2016 20:35:00 +0000 85701 at Keeping on top of it all <div class="field-deck"> Diversified farm operation turns to tech to manage labor, machines and more </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New tech tools are making it easier for Jeremy Jack to help manage the family farm business precisely.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Data Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:56:00 +0000 85081 at <p>Jeremy Jack, Belzoni, Miss., is pulling together a lot of information into one place for improved farm management for the diversified family operation.</p> A penchant for precision <div class="field-deck"> Tennessee farmer Jon Rose turns to precision tools with one goal in mind - higher yield. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Jon Rose once grid-sampled a field by hand, meticulously laying out 100-square-foot grid blocks and collecting soil samples. That was 20 years ago...he's come a long way. </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Data Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:20:00 +0000 84701 at <p>Jon Rose is no stranger to precision ag, and these days he&rsquo;s finding new tools to enhance his precision work, resulting in higher productivity.</p> The networked farm thrives <div class="node-body article-body">VIDEO ADDED: At Frahm Farmland near Colby, Kan., being connected is the only way to go. The approach allows the farm to cover many acres and manage each precisely.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Data Fri, 08 Apr 2016 19:53:00 +0000 82671 at <p>Jason Schielke heads up information technology at Frahm Farmland. The 30,000-acre corn and wheat operation near Colby, Kan., relies heavily on cloud-based systems to manage information.</p> Photo: Willie Vogt 5 tech areas to explore during spring planting <div class="node-body article-body">In the heat of planting and spraying, it’s time for a tech checkup, while what you're seeing is fresh in your mind.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Decision Time Data Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:35:00 +0000 82641 at <p>When the rush is on to get work done, it&#39;s also when you&#39;re seeing areas where you could improve the business. Tracking that, while a challenge, is also a way to continuously improve your operation.</p> Photol ligora/iStock/Thinkstock Building your infrastructure base <div class="node-body article-body">VIDEO ADDED: There's a lot of talk about Big Data, but making all these tools work on the farm remains a challenge. The key is to sweat the small stuff.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Data Mon, 07 Mar 2016 14:49:00 +0000 82321 at <p>Information used for farming is changing, and farmers are doing more with real-time information than ever before, but that also means having a sound data infrastructure to make that work.</p> Photo: John Deere 3 ways to create value with information <div class="node-body article-body">All the talk about data doesn’t get away from the work of collecting information. But once you have that information, you can put it to work.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Decision Time Data Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:20:00 +0000 82271 at <p>Making the most out of your farm data takes time, but is worth the effort. We offer three tips for making it happen.</p> Tech brings consistency, quality <div class="node-body article-body">VIDEO ADDED: A Colorado custom hay producer finds value in autosteering with self-propelled windrower. From boosting productivity to offering a better product for customers, Steve Beitz sees the technology's benefit.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech at Work Data Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:29:00 +0000 81851 at <p>With integrated AutoTrac, Steve Beitz&rsquo;s W235 self-propelled windrower creates more consistent windrows for better drydown and hay quality.</p> Data management for 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">As more farmers turn to cloud-based systems to manage their data, there are a few issues to keep in mind.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Decision Time Data Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:14:00 +0000 81531 at Thinkstock