Precision Ag Bytes 5/2

carrie muehling

The American Soybean Association applauded the Commerce Committee for moving forward the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018. ASA President and Iowa soybean grower John Heisdorffer issued the following statement: “ASA welcomes the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 and thanks Sens. Wicker and Klobuchar and Representatives Lotta and Loebsack for introducing legislation which understands the unique needs of growers …

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New Free App Can Help Manage Federal Dicamba Regulations

cindy zimmerman

Cropstream, a new communication network built for agriculture, has released a free crop registry app that allows growers to easily share their crop trait information with other farmers, agronomists and applicators right from their computer browser. A mobile app allows users to view nearby crop technology traits to help manage the federal dicamba requirement of consulting a sensitive crop registry …

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2018 InfoAg Conference Program Announced

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This show just keeps getting bigger and better. The 2018 InfoAg Conference has announced the preliminary schedule and early registration goes through July 1, 2018. This year the show dates are July 17-19 at Union Station in St. Louis, MO. Last year the conference had over 1,300 attendees. Since 1995, the InfoAg Conference has been the premier event for discussion …

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EOS Offers Remote Sensing Data for Agriculture

cindy zimmerman

Earth Observing System (EOS), a Menlo Park based startup, has released a unique cloud-based platform called EOS Crop Monitoring, which provides solutions for farmers and all sectors of the agriculture supply-chain. EOS Crop Monitoring allows its partners to extract valuable insights from remote sensing data, including crop types classification maps, crop yield forecasts, field boundaries, vegetation indices, crop conditions, soil …

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John Deere Connected Support Helps Dealers Help Growers

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John Deere Connected Support Expert Alerts was honored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) with the AE50 Award for 2018 as one of the most innovative designs in product engineering in the food and agriculture industry. But for John Deere dealers, what it means is helping their customers reduce downtime and save money, and that gives …

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Water Management a Focus for Deere Award Winner

John Deere presented an Australian company with the inaugural Outstanding Utilization of APIs Award at the 2018 Develop with Deere Conference in Kansas City. Stu Pocknee with Precision Terrain Solutions said he believes his company is doing things that are innovative and different and interesting. Terrain-based water management is the focus of the applications, from building levies to terraces to …

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Getting Planters Ready For Action

Farmers who are preparing for the upcoming planting season might be interested in John Deere‘s Mobile Row Unit Run Off with the PlanterPlus App, a quick and efficient way to dial in their rows and conduct a meter performance test to assure accuracy in ExactEmerge or MaxEmerge 5e planters. The system connects the display in the tractor to a farmer’s …

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Precision Ag Bytes 2/14

Vegalab, Inc. has announced the successful trials of its Pollen Boost product and initial first orders of Pollen Boost for delivery in early February from Stanislaus Farm Supply, Buttonwillow Warehouse Company, and Mid Valley Agricultural Services, Inc. Apache Sprayers will launch the Apache AS630 Sprayer at the 2018 National Farm Machinery Show. The Apache AS630 was built to meet the …

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Data Flow a Priority at Develop with Deere Conference

This year’s Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City was the biggest yet, showing growth in the demand for the opportunity to learn more about data flow and the tools available to help farmers make the most of the information they collect on their farms. “This conference is really valuable for the software companies to learn some of what not …

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John Deere Collaborates with Dealers and Developers

Precision agriculture is giving farmers more and more tools to use in their operations, but it continues to be complex. That’s one reason the company has offered the Develop with Deere Conference to allow farmers, dealers and developers an opportunity to collaborate, said Deanna Kovar, director of production and precision ag marketing with John Deere. “It’s not just about John …

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