PrecisionHawk Partners with Corning for Research Data

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data Collection, drone

PrecisionHawk has announced that they will be collaborating with Corning Inc. to include the Corning microHSI 410-SHARK hyper spectral camera with PrecisionHawk’s drone platform. This sensor will offer calibrated, geo-reference hyper-cubes, which provide massive research potential. The companies look to create new spectral libraries of information that apply to agriculture, mining, construction, energy, and the insurance industries. “Historically, low-altitude data collection using hyperspectral sensors … Read More

John Deere Operations Center Adds New Functions

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Apps, Audio, Cloud, Data Collection, John Deere, NAFB

The John Deere Operations Center is getting an upgrade.  A new software release for the cloud-based platform will offer more user-friendly tools and features, allowing growers to collect and access their farm information and collaborate with their advisors more easily than ever. At the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk last week, Jake Flanders with John Deere Intelligent Solutions … Read More

Danforth Center Develops Field Phenotyping

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data Collection, Research, technology

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center uses research, education and outreach to impact food security and improve the human condition through plant science.  Now researchers are announcing the development of the PheNode, a “smart”, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops. “With a suite of diverse sensors on the PheNode, we can continuously monitor field crops for growth rate, … Read More

GROWMARK System Earns Ag Data Transparent Seal

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Data, Data Collection, Growmark

GROWMARK has become the first agricultural cooperative system to earn the “Ag Data Transparent” seal for ag technology providers, which recognizes GROWMARK for its transparency working with farmers and the standards of privacy and security of data. The Ag Data Transparency seal recognizes the GROWMARK System’s commitment to growers on how farm data is collected, where and how it’s stored … Read More

Proagrica Launches Agility Crops for Analytics

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, Data Collection

Growers know you can collect a lot of data, but the real question is can you do anything with it?  Proagrica, a company dedicated to providing decision support for the ag industry, believes they may have a solution to getting actual answers from all that information. The company feels food production is a prime beneficiary of their technology and software … Read More

Ag Leader Debuts DisplayCast for InCommand

Kelly MarshallAg Leader, Agribusiness, Data Collection, Displays

Be among the first to see Ag Leader‘s new DisplayCast feature this week at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.  This new upgrade to the InCommand display and AgFiniti cloud-based platform offers the latest in data connectivity and real-time display-to-display communication. Display information, including maps and guidance lines, synced across field activities increases productivity and immediate decision-making. Sharing data … Read More

.@JohnDeere Releases New Operations Center Software

Joanna SchroederAgribusiness, Data Collection, Farm Management, John Deere, technology

Before we know it the fall harvest will be here and as growers hit the fields to reap the bounty, John Deere has released new software for its Operations Center to assist growers. The John Deere Operations Center provides tools and features that enable growers easy access to farm information that better helps them to manage operations. Included in the … Read More

iCropTrak Makes WagNet Irrigation & Field Data Mobile

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Apps, Data Collection, Irrigation, John Deere

iCropTrak Mobile Farm Management announces support for Agsense WagNet network for pivot irrigation and soil sensor monitoring. iCroptrak automatically integrates the WagNet water and soil sensor data with your farming data to help farmers make better decisions and monitoring your irrigation efforts painless. With water restrictions and sustainable farming playing an ever-growing role in farming, iCropTrak integrated one of the … Read More

Leica mojoXact Plus Adds ISOBUS Universal Terminal

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Data Collection, technology

By supporting ISOBUS Universal Terminals, Leica Geosystems Agriculture make its Leica mojoXact Plus more versatile than ever before. With a simple software upgrade, farmers can minimise cab clutter, and maximise the use of their existing equipment, thus reducing capital costs and installation complexity. The ISOBUS (ISO11783) standard provides a communication network that links compliant equipment through a single user interface. … Read More