CropTrak Continues Steady Success

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In an industry where tech start-ups abound, CropTrak is a self-made success story in the precision ag space by simply selling a good product that people want to buy. The company started in 2009 and has just continued to grow year after year “with a little rinky dink booth at InfoAg” and little to no marketing, as VP of sales …

AgriEdge Excelsior Farm Management From Syngenta

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Syngenta has brought their farmer-customers a farm management program through AgriEdge Excelsior. AgriEdge Excelsior delivers software, on-farm service and innovative products. We met up with Stacey Shaw, AgriEdge Specialist, Syngenta, during the 2017 Ag Media Summit in Utah to hear more about the programs focus on technology, service and risk management. “The big picture of the AgriEdge Excelsior program is …

MZB Releases New Grid Tool

Kelly Marshall

MZB offers a turn-key precision farming platform for ag retailers that is now offering even more.  MZB Technologies will now provide grid mapping capabilities to customers who want to use traditional grids or a hybrid of zone and grid data together. The new software package assists agronomists by allowing them to work closely with their growers and manage field data …

Farm Market iD Upgrades Software

Kelly Marshall

Farm Market iD’s FarmFocus software has been a leader in grower data for nearly 10 years. Users can now expect even more from the product with the introduction of several new features and capabilities, most notably the Grower Profile. The online database covers 2 million farmers and 300 million acres of crops with user friendly interfaces for mapping, charts, graphs, …

Knoa Helps GROWMARK Boost Performance

Kelly Marshall

Knoa Software is pleased to announce that GROWMARK, Inc. is utilizing SAP® User Experience Management (SAP UEM) to increase user adoption and improve performance of its applications. “This is a groundbreaking project that further confirms our commitment to supporting SAP enterprise solutions,” said Brian Berns, CEO of Knoa Software. “We are very pleased to help GROWMARK identify and proactively address …

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 …

ScanTask Featured at World Agri-Tech Summit

Kelly Marshall

The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit was held in London earlier this month; one of the featured agronomic management systems at the event was Israeli startup ScanTask.  This cloud-based platform is providing worldwide business intelligence and decision support for agriculture buyers, food conglomerates, agriculture financing and insurance companies. “With annual losses of hundreds of billions of dollars, agriculture can easily earn …

Trimble Ag Software Just Announced

Chuck Zimmerman

Trimble is holding a large customer event in Las Vegas this week in Las Vegas, Trimble Dimensions, where the company made a big announcement – Trimble Ag Software. This new farm data management platform combines their products Connected Farm™, Farm Works Software® and Agri-Data® solutions. This all-in-one tool offers customers a complete desktop, web-based and mobile-enabled agricultural software solution that …

Dreaming Up Solutions At Develop with Deere

Kelly Marshall

Joshua Carson has a very unique job. He is an API Evangelist for John Deere- a new job position he says is about making a software developer’s life easier. It’s his responsibility to take the ideas of a developer and show them how to work with John Deere’s API in the Operations Center to make sure that idea is available …

Esri Talks GIS Technology at InfoAg

Lizzy Schultz

Another company that made a presence at the 2016 InfoAg Conference was Esri.  Esri is a software company that allows growers to integrate high-resolution imagery, field observations, and real-time data feeds to help growers manage their land more efficiently with GIS technology. Charlie Magruder, Agriculture Lead, Natural Resources for Esri, sat down with AgWired’s Kelly Marshall during this year’s conference to talk …