The MapShots Showcase at InfoAg Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

This was the 20th InfoAg Conference and Ted Macy has attended them all. During the conference he was the producer/director and star of the MapShots Showcase. Ted says we’re at a revolutionary point with data quality that allows for less hands on work. However, his company has had to deal with issues like customers who haven’t set up their monitors …

Agribusiness, Audio, InfoAg, MapShots, Software, Video

MapShots’ New Integration with Raven Slingshot

Jamie Johansen

AgStudio users who also subscribe to Raven Industries’ Slingshot system will be able to automatically download data from Slingshot web accounts and Raven’s popular line of Field Computers because of the soon release of MapShots Inc.’s Service Pack 0. The data will be available in an improved, standardized and wireless form specifically designed for farm management information systems. Previously, Raven …

Agribusiness, AgStudio, Data, MapShots, Raven

New MapShots Website Goes Live

John Davis

Agricultural software development company MapShots has unveiled a new website. The company says the new www.mapshots.com features a new look, improved functionality and streamlined design, as well as more robust content and new navigation, all to make for a more user-friendly experience. By simplifying the process of information gathering, the new MapShots website echoes the goals of the company. Content …

Internet, MapShots

MapShots Announces 2015 Customer Conference

Jamie Johansen

MapShots, Inc. will hold its 2015 Customer Conference on Feb. 11 – 14, 2015 at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Global Learning Center in Atlanta, Ga., the company recently announced. Participants who register before December 19th will receive a $100 discount on registration fees. Conference attendees will learn about new MapShots software and additional features and enhancements to existing products, …

Agribusiness, Data, Events, MapShots

AgGateway Digging into Data Sharing with SPADE

Cindy Zimmerman

Many booths at the recent InfoAg Conference sported this little sign: AgGateway – SPADE Participant. We caught up with AgGateway Standards Director Jim Wilson at the John Deere booth to learn more about the SPADE project. “SPADE stands for Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange,” Wilson explained. As a non-profit industry consortium, AgGateway is facilitating the project which will ultimately benefit …

Ag Leader, Audio, Data, Industry News, InfoAg, John Deere, MapShots

John Deere Intelligent Solutions Include Partners

Cindy Zimmerman

One of the great aspects of the InfoAg Conference is company-to-company communications and partnerships for the benefit of farmers. We talked with Kevin Krieg, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group Product Line Manager, about how important it is to work with other companies. “It’s one of the biggest roadblocks to being able to get more adoption of precision technologies – the …

AgStudio, Audio, Data, InfoAg, John Deere, MapShots

MapShots Customers Learn More About AgStudio

Cindy Zimmerman

The purpose of the MapShots AgStudio Expo event prior to the start of the InfoAg 2014 Conference in St. Louis this week was to help their customers learn more about the capabilities of AgStudio – and they certainly did. Phil Cochran of Cochran Agronomics in Paris, Illinois has been in the crop consulting business for 32 years and has seen …

AgStudio, Audio, InfoAg, MapShots, Software, Variable rate

AgStudio – Beyond Agronomy

Cindy Zimmerman

MapShots AgStudio well known for its agronomic applications, but farmers can also use AgStudio for the business of farming. During the AgStudio Expo this week, MapShots consultant Kelly Nelson outlined four areas where AgStudio can help farmers in the office: Tracking input costs Managing leases Tracking commodity inventories Reporting data to the government “Agronomy is the killer function in AgStudio,” …

AgStudio, Audio, MapShots, Software

AgStudio Third Party Integration

Cindy Zimmerman

Wireless data transfer is the latest trend in precision agriculture, and MapShots AgStudio is working with the majority of the leading machinery clouds to allow farmers to interface with them no matter which company they choose. “With our add on menu, you can actually update or upload all of your data,” said Josh Morris with MapShots tech support. “Doesn’t matter …

Ag Leader, AgStudio, Audio, InfoAg, John Deere, MapShots, Software