200th Precision Yield Analysis With Spatial Statistics Tech

Jamie Johansen

When farmers, retailers, and crop consultants examine harvest data, it is often difficult to determine which of the numerous factors affecting yield had the greatest impact. AgVeritas, the patented cloud-based yield analysis application introduced last year by XSInc, was designed to economically resolve this issue by providing a highly accurate analysis of many factors that drive yield and impact variability. …

Agribusiness, Data, Harvesting

Consultants to Discuss Impact of Big Data

Jamie Johansen

The impact of Big Data and how it can best be used by professional ag consultants and their clients will be a primary discussion point at the annual conference of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants which will be held Oct. 19 – 21 in St. Louis. “Big Data is everywhere but delivers limited value and clarity unless interpreted through …

Agribusiness, Data

Growers Benefit from Nitrogen Management Tools

Jamie Johansen

DuPont Pioneer has announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with eight Midwestern land-grant universities through their respective soil nutrition management experts to help growers more sustainably maximize crop yields. This collaboration will pull together expertise in different soil nutrition areas and generate field data to improve crop models used to enhance more efficient production practices. Each university will be able to significantly …

Agribusiness, Data, Dupont Pioneer, Nutrient Management

KC Big Data Forum

Jamie Johansen

Join the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City on July 17 to learn more about the opportunities and challenges facing the agricultural industry regarding big data. This forum will feature a number of national speakers touching on different aspects of this increasingly popular and important topic. Bid data refers to the generation of enormous amounts of data due to new …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Data, Events

AgGateway Focuses on Data Privacy, Security & eBusiness

Jamie Johansen

AgGateway has created two new committees to formalize the ongoing work of its member companies: the Data Privacy and Security Committee; and the Architecture Committee. Both committees tackle essential issues that support AgGateway’s mission to promote, expand and enable eBusiness in agriculture. They will meet in open sessions at the upcoming Mid-Year Meeting in Iowa. “Data privacy, use and security …

Agribusiness, Data

AgGateway Mid-Year Meeting Tackles Precision Tech

Jamie Johansen

AgGateway’s Mid-Year Meeting is right around the corner and will feature information on eBusiness activities in agriculture. The event will be held June 9-12 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. “Join us at the Mid-Year Meeting to network and to learn from others that are already seeing the immense benefits of electronic connectivity between trading partners,” said AgGateway CEO Rod …

Agribusiness, Crop Protection, Data

DuPont Pioneer Collects Valuable Data

Jamie Johansen

DuPont Pioneer researchers use sophisticated, state-of-the-art equipment to plant, manage, harvest and collect data from test plots. Doing so leads to improved hybrids and varieties for growers. “We’re using specialized equipment for precommercial testing and product development,” says Jan Jackson, DuPont Pioneer IMPACT field-testing lead. “We can more effectively identify the best products for grower environments and support the Pioneer …

Agribusiness, Data, Dupont Pioneer

AgGateway Tests Precision Ag Conversion Toolbox

Jamie Johansen

AgGateway will begin initial testing next week of its Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange (SPADE) Conversion Toolbox. The test will take place in Lincoln, Neb., at PlugFest, an agricultural machinery compatibility testing event organized by the Agricultural Electronics Manufacturers Foundation (AEF) and hosted by the National Tractor Testing Lab. The SPADE team expects to release the completed toolbox by late …

Agribusiness, Data