Raven Industries Announces UHarvest

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Raven Industries, Inc. and Unverferth Manufacturing Co., Inc. are excited to introduce UHarvest: a first-of-its-kind grain cart system that provides more accurate yield data and streamlines how data is shared between machines in the field. UHarvest is the first grain cart system to integrate a moisture sensor on the cart itself, which will provide operators with more accurate yield data …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Harvesting

Make the Most of Data with Precision Ag Tools

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Understanding what worked this past growing season and what didn’t is vital in planning for next year. To help turn data into management decisions for the next season, DuPont Pioneer experts are available to help growers analyze their harvest data with Pioneer Field360 services. After taking the data card to a Pioneer sales professional, growers will receive yield summaries and …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Dupont Pioneer

ACRES Crop Management Tool

Melissa Sandfort

In a crowded marketplace, Steyer Seeds continues to innovate as a growing, progressive company with access to the best genetics and a new proprietary crop management tool marrying farmers’ data with seed attributes. ACRES (Advanced Crop Revenue Enhancement System) is an innovative, new program that was unveiled earlier this year at the 48th National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Fertilizer, seed

Data Management Dilemma

Cindy Zimmerman

There is a data management dilemma facing modern farmers who are collecting and using increasing amounts of digital data to run their operations and precision agriculture extension specialist Dr. John Fulton with Auburn University says addressing data management is a key issue for production agriculture. “Getting data off the machine automatically is the number one barrier that farmers say is …

Audio, Data Collection, Farmers, John Deere, Software, technology

IRON Guides Now Feature Mahindra Tractor Data

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IRON Guides from Iron Solutions, the premier source of market information for agricultural, industrial, and outdoor power equipment, will now include valuations and specifications for Mahindra tractors, the top-selling tractor in the world. Beginning with the September 2013 updates to the print and digital versions of the IRON Guides, valuations and data for Mahindra tractor models since 2003 will be …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Tractor

MyAgCentral Connects Producers, Advisors and Data

John Davis

Recently, we told you about a new cloud-based precision data service called MyAgCentral.com. During the recent 2013 InfoAg Conference, Chuck was able to catch up with Steve Cubbage, the President of Prime Meridian, a company behind MyAgCentral.com and find out a little more. “It’s a subscription-based service for growers, retailers and service providers that brings technology together,” Steve said. “There’s …

Agribusiness, Audio, Data Collection, InfoAg, Internet

AgGateway Launches SPADE2

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AgGateway’s Precision Ag Council is building on its successful work to date on the Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange (SPADE) Project by launching SPADE2. While the first phase focused on seeding, the second phase will cover crop protection and harvest operations. SPADE2 will also build infrastructure to source the machine and product reference data needed to share crop plans, recommendations, …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Harvesting, Planting, Software, technology, yields

Connecting Farmers, Advisors and Precision Data

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Farmers looking to better leverage field data and expertise from their local advisor partners now have access to a new tool. Newly launched MyAgCentral is designed to bridge the gap between farmers and their trusted local advisors, allowing both to more easily exchange data and develop plans using a single online dashboard. The dashboard lets the farmer pull data from …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Internet

AgStudio Summer Showcase Event

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MapShots is planning to showcase the AgStudio line of software products on Monday July 15th, in Springfield, IL. The showcase event will be held at the Northfield Inn Suites & Conference Center. Ted Macy, MapShots President, says “This summer’s InfoAg Conference will be the most significant in MapShots history. We planned this event to give our customers, and those interested …

Agribusiness, Data Collection, Software

Precision Dairy Show

Cindy Zimmerman

Precision farming is not just for crops. This week, the first ever U.S. Precision Dairy Conference and Expo was held in Rochester, Minnesota featuring experts in the field of precision dairy management, as well as producer panels on the topics of robotic milking, automated calf feeders and sensor technology; and various latest precision dairy research abstracts from the US and …

Dairy, Data Collection, technology