AFS Connect Keeps Farmers in Control

Lizzy Schultz

The minds behind Advanced Farming Systems(AFS), the Case IH precision software system, are always looking to keep their customers connected. The AFS Connect System is allowing them to do that. AFS Connect is telematics; it’s a modem, inside a vehicle, that allows a farmer to wirelessly communicate with that vehicle by providing them dashboard access to their equipment on any …

Case IH, Dealers, Displays, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Gadgets, Harvesting, Mobile, Uncategorized, Wireless

Ag Leader Introduces Electric Drive

Lizzy Schultz

Ag Leader Technology is proud to introduce a new row-by-row electric drive product to its SeedCommand™ planter control line. The electric drive option will offer growers reliable individual seed shut-off, as well as precise, row-by-row control of planter performance to incorporate variable rate planting on a per row basis. It will provide the ability for growers to make instant adjustments …

Ag Leader, Equipment, Farm Progress Show, Gadgets, Harvesting, Uncategorized

AgNerd Cloud – Apple Watch App from Agworld

Chuck Zimmerman

AgNerd’s everywhere, rejoice! You will soon have an app to use when you get your new Apple Watch thanks to AgWorld. Agworld, a leading global information management and cloud collaboration software for growers and consultants, announced that it is developing an app for the Apple Watch in response to the growing demand for a new breed of field-ready, connected apps. …

AgNerd, Apps, Audio, Gadgets

Google Glass Out on the Farm

Chuck Zimmerman

It’s time to get a ZimmGlass update. Actually, this is more of a wearable technology update that includes Google Glass. My guest in this week’s ZimmCast podcast is Bruce Rasa, TekWear, LLC. You might have met Bruce on a program somewhere demonstrating Google Glass. Bruce has been using Glass longer than I have and in more places. He’s demonstrated it …

Agribusiness, Apps, Audio, Gadgets, Glass, Mobile, technology

A Keyboard for Your iPhone 5

Chuck Zimmerman

If you wanted one I hope you ordered it in time. After several weeks of using my iPhone 5S with a Typo Keyboard I’m ready to let you know what I think. But first you need to know that sales of the device are on hold right now. I guess this is due to a lawsuit filed by Blackberry. Hope …


Starting to Work with Glass

Chuck Zimmerman

Like a story out of the future, except that it is now, comes The ZimmGlass Project. At least that’s what I’m calling it for now. What is it? We’re going to find out together over a period of time in which I experiment with Google Glass! Glass is basically a computer you wear on your face but that’s just just …

Gadgets, Glass, technology