Dealers Gain Insight At Develop With Deere

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Audio, Dealers, Equipment, John Deere

Members of John Deere’s dealer network were invited to participate in the Develop with Deere Conference for the first time this year, providing dealers with a valuable opportunity to gain and insight and understanding of the upcoming developments they will soon be marketing to their customers. Justin Blanchette is the VP of Integrated Solutions at Arends Hogan Walker, a dealer … Read More

Sentera and Deere Bring Drone Data To The Field

Lizzy SchultzAerial Imagery, Agribusiness, Audio, drone, John Deere, UAV

The industry is increasingly looking to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as tools for precision crop management solutions, and thanks to the UAV software developers at Sentera, producers can send their drone data directly into the field through the ability to integrate their UAV imagery with John Deere Operation Center. Kris Poulson, VP of Agriculture for Sentera, sat down with Chuck … Read More

Precision Weather Platform Forecasts Solutions

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Audio, Data, John Deere, weather

While we can’t control the weather, understanding current and upcoming conditions is paramount in making effective crop management decisions. WxAgrios, a meteorology solutions platform that recently integrated with the John Deere Operations Center and Field Connect, is providing growers an unprecedented ability to observe and analyze weather information and forecasts directly from their fields. WxAgrios was developed by Precision Weather … Read More

AgDNA Develops With Deere Dealers

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Audio, Data, Dealers, John Deere

AgDNA is one of the API Integrators John Deere uses with its precision ag software. The company’s precision ag software solution automatically pulls the data from John Deere machinery, processes it, and creates insights for growers to increase yield and lower operating costs. Chuck sat down with Paul Turner, CEO of AgDNA, during the Develop with Deere Conference last week … Read More

ASA Seeking Participation in Farm Bill Survey

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, ASA, Company Announcement, Farm Bill, Soybeans

The American Soybean Association (ASA) is conducting a survey of producers in states represented by ASA state soybean affiliates on key issues that are likely to be considered by Congress during the process of 2018 Farm Bill negotiations. The results of the survey will be collected and summarized for discussion at ASA’s Board of Directors meeting in St. Louis on … Read More

Improved Decision-Making Is “Beltwide” Goal

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, agronomy, Cotton, Events

Those planning to attend the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conferences’ (BWCC), set for January 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas, may register online and find information regarding hotel reservations on the BWCC website. The conferences can help its attendees improve production, processing and marketing efficiency by providing them with insight into the latest available tools and research … Read More

FarmLogs Hosting Second Annual User Conference

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, agronomy, Company Announcement, Events, technology

FarmLogs will host its second annual series of user conferences this January in Des Moines, Iowa, Champaign, Illinois and Lubbock, Texas. The events are free to attend but registration is required and accessible online here. This year’s conference theme is “Connecting the Dots to Profitability,” and the events will be focused on the future of precision agriculture. Over 500 farmers … Read More

Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest Seeking Entries?

Lizzy SchultzAg Group, Contest, Corn, Farmers, NCGA

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is once again inviting amateur and professional photographers to help tell the story of farming American field corn through the third annual Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. The contest allows the nation’s corn growers to submit high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest. Those who have already submitted entires can also enter additional photos, … Read More

Iteris adds Sunflowers, Sorghum to Growth Models

Lizzy SchultzAgribusiness, Data, Iteris, Sorghum

Iteris, Inc. recently announced the addition of growth models for sunflower and sorghum crops into ClearAg, its digital agriculture platform, allowing ClearAg APIs to be more integrated in order to inform science-based insights for optimizing productivity, resource management and plant health for 10 species of crops that represent more than two billion metric tons of global annual production. “Our software … Read More

AEM: Small Tractor Sales Continue to Lead

Lizzy SchultzAEM, Ag Group, Equipment, Research, Tractor

The latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Ag Tractor and Combine Report shows that, while U.S. retail sales of tractors under 40HP and 40-100HP continued to lead the way in September and larger tractor sales rebounded from last month, year-to-date tractor sales are still down. The report also noted that September U.S. retail sales for 2WD tractors … Read More