Deere Launches Mobile RTK for North America

Kelly Marshall

John Deere operators in hilly or tree-covered ground will rejoice to hear the news: the company is expanding its RTK differential correction selections with the new Mobile RTK Signal.  This new system offers machine guidance and telematics via a cellular connection, meaning growers can get accurate and reliable guidance, even without the traditional line-of-sight requirement. “Machines equipped with a StarFire™ …

Agribusiness, Guidance, John Deere, Mobile

Nitrogen Management Goes Mobile with Encirca App

Kelly Marshall

DuPont Pioneer announced the released of their Encirca Yield Nitrogen app last week at the 2016 Commodity Classic.  This new mobile app allows growers to track their fields’ nitrogen levels from a smartphone or tablet. “Encirca℠ services continues to offer new tools and services to increase grower productivity and sustainability,” said Eric Boeck, DuPont Pioneer Marketing director, Encirca℠ services. “This mobile …

Agribusiness, Apps, Mobile, Nitrogen

Group Mobile Adds Trimble Tablet to Product Line

Kelly Marshall

The Trimble Kenai Rugged Tablet Computer offers all-in-one solutions that can be used at home or in the office as well as in the field.  Its ability to be used in outdoor settings makes the Trimble Kenai a great addition to the Group Mobile product line. “Connectivity, ruggedness and versatility are vital for mobile workers—and Trimble has a history of …

Agribusiness, Mobile, technology, Trimble

Net Irrigate Introduces xProxy Platform

Kelly Marshall

Net Irrigate has launched a new remote monitoring solution, the xProxy.  The xProxy continues to expand Net Irrigate’s industrial Internet of Things ecosystem.  It will provide continuous monitoring and real-time mobile updates on industrial machine statuses, and cam be configured to send customizable messages to multiple recipients. The xProxy was developed by the industry’s best-selling copper theft alarm, WireRat, and …

Agribusiness, Irrigation, Mobile

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

New Mobile Website from Valley Irrigation

Kelly Marshall

Companies seeking to meet the need of today’s growers are breaking into mobile tools for smartphones.  As farm management depends more and more on technology Valley Irrigation, The Leader in Precision Irrigation, is providing a new mobile website. The new site, m.valleyirrigation.com or simply www.valleyirrigation.com, provides the same benefits of the full Valley Irrigation website, but now in a mobile-friendly …

Agribusiness, Mobile, technology, Website

Big Data Could be Next Cash Crop

John Davis

It’s said that knowledge is power, and now information could be a powerful cash crop for farmers. Attendees of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show heard from Jason Tatge, current president, CEO and co-founder of FarMobile, who sees huge potential for farmers to dictate the sale of their data to large agricultural companies. According …

AFBF, Ag Group, Agribusiness, Data, Farm Bureau, Mobile

Farmobile Will Let Farmers Sell Data

Chuck Zimmerman

We’re living in a mobile technology society and that’s so true of farmers today. Now farmers have a new technology to look at that will allow them to take advantage of all the data they’re creating in a new way. During the Develop with Deere conference this week I met Jason Tatge, Farmobile. Here’s Jason giving me a live demonstration …

Agribusiness, Audio, Mobile

AgSense Releases WagNet Mobile iPad App

Cindy Zimmerman

Remote irrigation company AgSense has now released an iPad version of its flagship mobile application “WagNet Mobile.” This update includes a more comprehensive, user-friendly navigation and added features, as well as several additional sensor and irrigation programming capabilities. “We are seeing more and more of our customers using iPads or other types of tablets around the farm. They always seem …

Apps, Irrigation, Mobile

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