Trimble Transforms Data with New Software

Kelly Marshall

Trimble has released a new software solution– the Trimble Remote Sensing Suite.  The new software promises to transform satellite data into high-quality information using satellite imagery processing and software for object-based feature extraction.  The information can be used by geospatial professionals for agriculture, environmental, urban planning and a variety of other applications. “Quickly extracting relevant and accurate information from large …

Agribusiness, Data, Satellite, Software

Trimble Expands with Three New Offerings

Kelly Marshall

Trimble has recently announced three new projects within the company. Their Connected Farm solution will soon be available in subscription bundles to suit all types of farm management needs.  The entry level bundle allows growers to organize data from a desktop or mobile device.  A standard bundle gives farmers a platform for fleet management, crop health monitoring, precipitation monitoring, and …

Agribusiness, Apps, Software, Website, Wireless

Conservis Grows Business

Kelly Marshall

Conservis Corp., the industry leader in farm management software (FMS),has earned the business of six new farm customers in the past two weeks.  These six companies represent more than 70,000 acres in five states as well as Russia. Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and South Dakota customers may now be served by Conservis and in Russia the company added a portion of the …

Agribusiness, Cloud, Data, Software

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

USDA, Microsoft Team to Address Food Resiliency

John Davis

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Microsoft are partnering to explore how climate change will impact the United States’ food system with the intent of achieving better food resiliency. This USDA news release says the “Innovation Challenge” is a contest designed to challenge entrants to develop and publish new applications and tools that can analyze multiple sources of information …

Government, Software, USDA

Granular Raises $18.7 Mil in Latest Round of Financing

John Davis

Farm management software and analytics tools developer Granular has raised $18.7 million in the latest round of financing for the company. The California-based company says this will help them in their latest drive to expand. “We are excited to work with this top group of new and returning investors to become the leading provider of software and analytics to the …

Agribusiness, computers, Financing, Software

Iteris Partners with Conservis Corporation

John Davis

A leader in information solutions for the transportation and agriculture markets has teamed up with the industry leader in farm management software are teaming up. Iteris, Inc. has partnered with Conservis Corp. to integrate Iteris’ ClearAg Visualization Components and Advisory Services into Conservis’ next-generation farm management information system (FMIS) platform. Conservis’ FMIS platform manages more than $8 billion of farm …

Agribusiness, computers, Iteris, Software

New Sustainability Solutions from Agren

Kelly Marshall

A three-tired Sustainability Solution has been unveiled by Agren, Inc., the leading provider of sustainability technology.  The program provides agribusiness a way to add sustainability to their current precision setup.  The platform assists growers with a multi-tired path from lead generation to full service conservation planning.  The value it provides makes Agren unique.  Solutions are practical, transparent to consumers, and …

Agribusiness, Software, sustainability, Water Management

Iteris Displays ClearAg at #ASTAannual

Cindy Zimmerman

One of the companies reaching out to seed industry professionals at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) annual meeting last week in DC was Iteris, spotlighting ClearAg™, a decision support application for precision farming. “We take weather and we apply it to agriculture,” said Iteris sales engineer Chris Davis explaining ClearAg. “Typically the data you get from the weather service …

ASTA, Audio, Software, weather

AgSense Software Update for Linear Irrigation

Kelly Marshall

AgSense is announcing an important software update.  The industry leader in remote-managed irrigation control has an update for growers using AgSense Field Commander hardware to monitor their irrigation units. “This significant update is the only one of its kind in the industry and features a comprehensive new section for control of linear irrigation units,” said AgSense software development engineer Aaron …

Agribusiness, Irrigation, Software