Farmers Edge Goes Big at #Classic17

Kelly Marshall

Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, today launched the next generation of its award-winning farm management platform, FarmCommand™. Based on two years of feedback from its global network of growers, the new fully-integrated platform provides growers with easy access to crop, weather, equipment, soil, and other agronomic data all in one place. This announcement comes as Farmers Edge …

Agribusiness, Commodity Classic, Data, Farmers Edge, Nutrient Management, technology

Growers and ADC to Launch National Ag Data Cooperative

Kelly Marshall

Grower Information Services Cooperative (GiSC) and Agricultural Data Collation (ADC) have combined their technology platforms to create the AgXchange, an independent, secure and private data repository where producers control their data assets. The new platform sill utilize GiSC’s working data storage and visualization platform and ADC’s data storage and sharing pilot repository for increased functionality and value. From the platform …

Ag Group, Data

MZB Brings Precision Tech to Three Kansas Co-Ops

Kelly Marshall

Last year Garden City Co-op (GCC) began using MZB Technologies on their precision ag platform. The program has been so successful GCC has been added as a mapping center and two more Kansas cooperatives have also selected to use the MZB software package. The new agreements with Great Bend Co-Op and Frontier Ag will allow MZB to work closely with …

Agribusiness, Data, Variable rate

Syngenta To Use NRGene Software for Crop Breeding

Kelly Marshall

Syngenta has chosen genomics big data company NRGene to evaluate and accelerate trait discovery. Their cloud-based GenoMAGIC software package will make trait mapping more efficient, thanks to volumes of genomic data that allow researchers to identify brand sequence polymorphisms and holotypes.  The new process is faster and more cost effective, since breeders can easily relate genomic sequences with beneficial traits. …

Agribusiness, Data, Syngenta, Traits

AgCompass for Agribusiness

Cindy Zimmerman

The technology for cloud computing or hosted software solutions has been around for years now but there is still some confusion about what it really is and who can benefit from it most. Ken Wedig, who was retired from John Deere after 30 years, partnered with Everett Chambers in 2003 to create AgCompass, one of the pioneers in the technology …

Agribusiness, Audio, Data, Software

Find My Seed Updates In Time For #Plant17

Lizzy Schultz

Agrible has added a new batch of over 8000 corn and 3800 soybean independent seed trials into the Find My Seed database, including trials on dicamba/RR2Y ready soybeans and soybean varieties that were recently the focus on a new label approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The biggest benefit of these updates is making early seed choices to …

Agrible, Agribusiness, Company Announcement, Data, Planting, seed

Enthusiasm Growing for Climate Corp’s FieldView

Kelly Marshall

The Climate Corporation‘s FieldView platform has only been on the market for two seasons, but Rick Myroup is pretty enthusiastic about how far the program has come in such a short amount of time. “The adoption has been rapid.  It’s really been exciting to see how farmers have gravitated to the system and have really seen the benefits of seeing …

Agribusiness, Data, Monsanto

Farmobile Releases Real-Time Dashboard

Kelly Marshall

In the ever changing world of precision agriculture, Farmobile has raised the bar still higher.  They have announced an EFR Dashboard-  the first real-time dashboard that allows growers to visualize their field data.   The new product helps farmers with insights to increase efficiency  by saving on input costs, maximizing yield and monitoring data.  It is available now and current …

Agribusiness, Data

IntelinAir: An MRI For Your Farm Field

Lizzy Schultz

Another company that made a presence during the 2016 Develop with Deere Conference was IntelinAir, an aerial imagery analytics company that is working with farmers to turn aerial imagery into actionable insights. IntelinAir recently integrated with John Deere’s API, offering customers the ability to utilize this incredible technology even easier through MyJohnDeere. Al Eisaian, CEO & Co-Founder of IntelinAir, sat …

Agribusiness, Audio, Data, drone, John Deere, UAV

Precision Weather Platform Forecasts Solutions

Lizzy Schultz

While we can’t control the weather, understanding current and upcoming conditions is paramount in making effective crop management decisions. WxAgrios, a meteorology solutions platform that recently integrated with the John Deere Operations Center and Field Connect, is providing growers an unprecedented ability to observe and analyze weather information and forecasts directly from their fields. WxAgrios was developed by Precision Weather …

Agribusiness, Audio, Data, John Deere, weather