John Deere Operations Center Adds New Functions

Kelly Marshall

The John Deere Operations Center is getting an upgrade.  A new software release for the cloud-based platform will offer more user-friendly tools and features, allowing growers to collect and access their farm information and collaborate with their advisors more easily than ever. At the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk last week, Jake Flanders with John Deere Intelligent Solutions …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, Cloud, Data Collection, John Deere, NAFB

New Boundary Pushes Grower Connections

Kelly Marshall

Develop with Deere has been hosting all kinds of software developer companies this week, including an organization that has pioneered the Internet of Things.  Kim Pearson is CEO of New Boundary Technologies, a company that has certainly been part of pushing boundaries in precision agriculture. More than 35 years ago they began working with remote monitoring and control– back when PCs were …

Agribusiness, Audio, Cloud, Connectivity, John Deere

AgFiniti Expands for More Grower Convenience

Kelly Marshall

Ag Leader Technology is expanding its cloud-based platform, AgFiniti.  The new expansion will make data more accessible and convenient so growers can make better decisions.  The enchanted tools let growers connect across their operation with maps, reports and more right from their mobile device. Ag Leader displays with an AgFiniti Wi-Fi adapter can sync data wirelessly to AgFiniti for safekeeping …

Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Cloud, Connectivity, Data

United Suppliers Partners with SageInsights

Kelly Marshall

SageInsights is a joint project between John Deere and DN2K to expand the cloud-based software program into a usable workflow platform.   The result is MyAgCentral, which turns data into visible information which can be accessed from laptops, smartphones and tables and shared in real time. Now United Suppliers joins this business opportunity with ATLAS, an enhancement to the MyAgCentral …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Data

Botlink Offers First Internet-Connected Drone

Kelly Marshall

Botlink has created the first Internet-connected 3DR Solo drone.  Solo uses Botlink’s XRD cellular device to capture, process and deliver images to the cloud in real time. The Botlink XRD is an FCC-approved cellular device that allows users to send and receive data through a secure connection to the Verizon LTE network. The XRD includes antennas that pick up high-bandwidth …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Cloud, drone

AgSmarts Helps the Environment & Bottom Lines

Kelly Marshall

AgWired is on the ground at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, seeking out all the stories on the latest precision technology.  Lizzy Schults had the chance to talk with AgSmarts founder and CEO, Brett Norman about his company’s environmental sensing products. AgSmarts focuses on providing producers with decision-making tools using sensors in the field that measure conditions like soil temperature, rainfall and …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Remote sensing, technology, Water Management, weather

aWhere to Provide Data to SageInsight’s MyAgCentral

Kelly Marshall

“Farmers don’t need more data, they need smart data delivered to them in an understandable format[…]” says John Corbett, CEO of aWhere.  And smart data is exactly what aWhere and DN2K are working together to accomplish.  aWhere’s weather data and agronomic modeling services will now be avaliable to SageInsight‘s MyAgCentral customers. As a key contributor of meaningful agricultural big data, …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Data, Software

Conservis Grows Business

Kelly Marshall

Conservis Corp., the industry leader in farm management software (FMS),has earned the business of six new farm customers in the past two weeks.  These six companies represent more than 70,000 acres in five states as well as Russia. Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and South Dakota customers may now be served by Conservis and in Russia the company added a portion of the …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Data, Software

OASIS Manages Data Through Microsoft Azure

Kelly Marshall

Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System, LLC (OASIS) offers Web-based agriculture data management system on the Microsoft Azure platform. OASIS implements and manages Standard Edition applications for thousands of farms and businesses through Microsoft Azure’s deployment strategy. The program connects cloud-based and on-premise computer servers.  This creates a virtual private network that allows seamless operation and maintains a high level of security. Testing is …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Data