Drone Nerds Show Off at InfoAg

kelly marshall

As self-proclaimed “ag nerds” here at AgWired, we were excited to meet the Drone Nerds at the recent Info Ag Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  Brian Grant, Director of enterprise sales, talked about the company’s dealer network and the service provided to help growers get the right drone setup for their operation. He also showed off some pretty cool toys. …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Data, Drones

EFC Systems Adds Adapt-N Tech

Kelly Marshall

EFC Systems, Inc. has announced they will be working with Agronomic Technology Corp’s Adapt-N nitrogen recommendations and monitoring system to add functionality to their FieldAlytics product. The integration means users will have the ability to take field data already in their software and generate valid variable rate nitrogen recommendations. “Adapt-N is offered independently, with a solid scientific foundation, and has …

Data, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management

Iteris Enhances ClearAg iOS Mobile and Web App

Kelly Marshall

ClearAg Web and Mobile have both gotten an upgrade with a new Harvest Advisor and Nutrient Advisor now ready for ag retailers, crop consultants and crop science companies to use to advisor growers. The Harvest Advisor within the iOS application now provides users with the ability to both harvest and archive crops in preparation for using the fields for new …

Agribusiness, Apps, Data, Iteris, Website

Agrilyst Fulfills Digital Need for Indoor Farming

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Two years ago Allison Kopf left her job of finding ways to be innovative in greenhouse spaces to start a company that would fill a gaping need she saw. While she could find many programs for outdoor crops, Agrilyst is a software program specifically created for indoor farming. The software is very specific, Kopf explains. It can be difficult to …

AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, Data, Specialty Crops

Farm Market iD Covers More Than 1 Billion Acres

Kelly Marshall

Farm Market iD‘s annual update is ready for more use on more than one billion acres. That’s likely because the FMiD proprietary data is the only farm and ranch source for detailed information that isn’t inferred or extrapolated. Instead it’s built on more than 100 different objective transactional sources, including some exclusive to FMiD. Today, Farm Market iD is the …

Agribusiness, Data

Sentera Releases AgVault Web

Kelly Marshall

AgVault Web is Sentera‘s new platform that allows easy viewing and sharing of crop health data to any connected device. Users can even send data to those without an active account, making it simpler than ever to get advisory input. “Viewing, sharing, and analyzing crop health data has never been easier for the agriculture industry than with the introduction of …

Agribusiness, Connectivity, Data, Platform

MZB Releases New Grid Tool

Kelly Marshall

MZB offers a turn-key precision farming platform for ag retailers that is now offering even more.  MZB Technologies will now provide grid mapping capabilities to customers who want to use traditional grids or a hybrid of zone and grid data together. The new software package assists agronomists by allowing them to work closely with their growers and manage field data …

Agribusiness, Data, Software

Sentera Transforms Toys to Tools

Kelly Marshall

Drones offer much more than just fun (something every farmer knows to tell his bookkeeper) and Sentera is making sure a grower’s investment provides information that translates into crop health actions. Their new Multispectral Double 4K Sensor has five precise spectral bands: blue, green, red, red edge, and near-infrared (NIR) that provide more than double the spatial resolution of competitors. That …

Aerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Data, drone, Scouting

BASF Acquires Digital Farming Portfolio from ZedX

Kelly Marshall

BASF has announced that they have acquired ZedX Inc., a digital agriculture developer.  ZedX focuses on developing agronomic weather and crop and pest models. BASF plans to uses these resources to help growers take advantage of the power of big data. “Growers are embracing cutting-edge technology and tools that can help them increase crop yields,” said Scott Kay, Vice President, …

Agribusiness, BASF, Data