Open Ag Data Alliance Launched

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Case IH, Data Collection, Growmark, New Holland, technology

The Climate Corporation and several agricultural stakeholders today officially launched the Open Ag Data Alliance (OADA), an open standards software project to ensure farmers have full data access, security and privacy. “OADA will work to ensure farmers can move their data seamlessly and securely between their equipment, software and services by speeding the development of technical standards for data formatting … Read More

GROWMARK and Deere form Data Collaboration

Cindy ZimmermanAgribusiness, Audio, Data Collection, Growmark, John Deere, Software, technology

GROWMARK and John Deere are collaborating to make life easier and improve decision-making for producers and agronomists. The two are collaborating to deliver near real-time field level data to producers and FS Crop Specialists by linking FS Advanced Information Services (FS AIS), a suite of precision agronomy software, with John Deere Wireless Data Transfer, JDLink™ and MyJohnDeere. GROWMARK Agronomy Marketing … Read More

Hick Chick Chat with Precision Hawk

Leah GuffeyAerial Imagery, ASTA, Data Collection, Hick Chick Chat

When I attended the American Seed Trade Association CSS and expo in Chicago, I was live tweeting some of the events and had some interaction with Precision Hawk. I wasn’t familiar with them so I decided to check them out. Through conversation, I got a chance to talk with their COO Pat Lohman in this week’s edition of the Hick … Read More

Ag Leader AgFiniti Now Available

Cindy ZimmermanAg Leader, Audio, Commodity Classic, Data Collection, Software, technology

Ag Leader Technology’s new cloud-based platform AgFiniti® was a hit at last week’s Commodity Classic where growers were happy to learn that it is now available for them. “AgFiniti is an affordable and reliable solution for wireless connectivity in the field because it allows users the flexibility to choose the best wireless service carrier in their local area and hotspot … Read More

USDA Updates CropScape Data Tool

John DavisData Collection, USDA

Better information on cropland will be at the fingertips of farmers across the country, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated its online geospatial exploring tool, CropScape. This National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) news release says CropScape has added Cropland Data Layers from crop year 2013 that gives the public an easy access to interactive data, without having to … Read More

Ag Leader’s Luke Bunkers on Water Management

Joanna SchroederAg Leader, Audio, Conservation, Data Collection, IA Power Farming Show

Water management. An ongoing issue for growers across the country and around the world. To learn more about some of the big water management issues in agriculture, I turned to Luke Bunkers with Ag Leader who spent some time with me during the 2014 Iowa Power Farming Show. Today with input costs and costs of fertilizer and seed being as … Read More

UAV Aerial Imagery Solution from MyAgCentral

Cindy ZimmermanAerial Imagery, Data Collection, UAV

MyAgCentral, a division of DN2K, has announced “the first of its new cloud-based end-to-end solutions for agriculture, which gives growers a simple and affordable way to leverage aerial agronomic imagery.” DN2K has partnered with three industry-leading entities to offer a fully integrated workflow solution that streamlines the process of flying fields and capturing, storing, processing, viewing and sharing aerial images. … Read More