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 …

Agribusiness, Audio, Data, Software

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 …

Agribusiness, Platform, Software

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 …

Agribusiness, Audio, Software, Trimble

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 …

Ag Group, Audio, computers, Data, InfoAg, Software

ClearAg Platform Advanced by @Iteris

Joanna Schroeder

What is the right time and the right amount of nitrogen to put on your field? Now growers can have a better answer with the Nitrogen Advisor, a part of Iteris’ ClearAg platform. To learn more, Chuck Zimmerman caught up with Iteris’ Jeff Kaiser who kicked off his remarks by noting that ClearAg is a data analytics platform that the …

Agribusiness, agronomy, Audio, InfoAg, Nitrogen, Software

AgGateway Launches ADAPT Version 1

Joanna Schroeder

AgGateway is getting ready to launch version 1 of its ADAPT software solution to the agriculture industry. The announcement was made during this year’s InfoAg that took place in St. Louis, Missouri this week. The AgGateway consortium was founded to address eConnectivity needs in agriculture as the industry develops and adopts more powerful tools to increase efficiency and productivity. One …

Agribusiness, Audio, Connectivity, InfoAg, John Deere, Software, technology

.@Iteris_ClearAg Launches Next Gen WeatherPlot

Joanna Schroeder

Iteris has launched its next generation of WeatherPlot, a precision weather and soil analytics mobile app developed for seed and crop protection companies. The mobile app, designed for use in the field, provides the user with key environmental information. WeatherPlot is available in English and Spanish and can be used on iOS devices, Android devices and mobile web browsers. Built …

agronomy, Apps, Crop Protection, environment, Software, Soil, water, weather