$7M Raised by Ag Data Company aWhere

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Agricultural data analytics company aWhere has raised $7 million with the help of Elixir Capital and AgFunder, an online investment company. The investment will help aWhere bring its data analytics platform to international markets and help farmers increase yields and profitability as they incorporate cutting-edge technology into their growing operations. “aWhere’s big data platform brings tremendous value across the agricultural …

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PENSXCEL Fertilizer Tech Launched by Eco Agro Resources

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Eco Agro Resources has expanded its fertilizer product portfolio with the announcement of a new a delivery system for active ingredients: PENXCEL™ Technology. The unique formulated system was announced during The Fertilizer Institute annual meeting in San Francisco, California and was developed to deliver fertilizer additives for dry and liquid fertilizer. The delivery system drives active ingredients to penetrate deeper …

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iCropTrak 5 Features On-Board Processing

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Cogent3D has released its newest version of iCropTrak and the application now features “on-board” processing for mobile analytics and is helping to take precision ag one step futher. This technology is a bit different than many that are based in the “cloud” or on your desktop. According to Cogent3D, iCropTrak version 5 performs all the processing needed on your iPad …

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Husker Harvest Days Supporting America’s Food Drive

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American’s Food Drive is taking place again this year during Husker Harvest Days from Tuesday, September 9, 2014 through Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Grand Island, Nebraska. During this year’s show, the attendees will have the opportunity to fight hunger in Nebraska. Organizers of the food drive will be accepting nonperishable food donations and will be donated to local hunger …

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Corn Ethanol Project in Brazil Will Feature Precision Ag

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Alden, Iowa-based Summit Group announced a project to build the first modern corn ethanol plant in Brazil during the 2014 Farm Progress Show. The project will consist of a US$140 million ethanol plant near Lucas do Rio Verde in Mato Grosso, a leading agricultural state in west central Brazil and the country’s largest producer of corn and soybeans. The project …

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Updates On Corn, Water Quality from Bill Northey

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During the Farm Progress Show this week, I caught up with Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey. I asked him what the corn crop was looking like in Iowa in particular, as Boone, Iowa is the host of this year’s Farm Progress. Northey said that for the most part, Iowa is going to have a great corn crop as well as …

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Ag Leader Wants You to Know About the Value of Data

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Why should we care about data I asked Tyler Anderson with Ag Leader during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. Anderson said we should care about data. So I asked the next logical question, “How do we know if it worked?”. “We can check to make sure the data worked by reading the information we’ve recorded out in the field …

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Ag Leader’s Luke Bunkers on Water Management

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Water management. An ongoing issue for growers across the country and around the world. To learn more about some of the big water management issues in agriculture, I turned to Luke Bunkers with Ag Leader who spent some time with me during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. Today with input costs and costs of fertilizer and seed being as …

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Head to the Clouds with Ag Leader’s AgFiniti

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The big trend in the data world these days is the “cloud”. The cloud is a way to store your data in a safe, secure place and have access to it anywhere you may be. Ag Leader recently headed to the “clouds” with their new AgFiniti precision technology and to learn more, I spoke with Kaleb Lindquist during the 2014 …

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Let Ag Leader’s Compass Guide You

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Ag Leader introduced the Compass display last fall during the Farm Progress Show and in the few months it’s been available, it has seen great success. To learn more about the technology, I spoke with Josh Rasmusson with Ag Leader during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. He explained that the Compass display is their new, high-definition, 7 inch touch …

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