ZedX Offers Precision Ag Tools

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, Education, Events, General, Software

ZedX Incorporated was on display at the recent InfoAg conference in Springfield, Il. Marketing Director Mike Santostefano says ZedX is combination of precision agriculture tools and weather products. “In terms of agriculture, we have our AgFleet and HighQ programs,” he says. AgFleet is the in-season, in-field suite of tools, while HighQ is end of the season yield analysis tools. ZedX … Read More

Growers were “Reaching for the Stars”

Melissa SandfortEducation, Events, Reach for the Stars

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and John Deere held one of three “Reach for the Stars” summer grower meetings in Bettendorf, Iowa, on July 20th at Scott Community College. At least 25 growers were in attendance despite heavy, damaging rains received in the state earlier that week. To begin the classroom presentation, Ray Gaesser, Iowa Soybean Association President, gave a … Read More

Sunbelt Ag Expo Preview Field Day

Melissa SandfortEvents

Research, innovation and education — you’ll hear these three words repeated time and again when describing what a visitor will find at the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day. Scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 at Spence Field in Moultrie, Ga., — site of the Sunbelt Expo — Field Day is an annual preview for the big show held in October and … Read More

UK Field Day Features Precision Ag

Cindy ZimmermanEducation, Events, General

Precision agriculture will be in the spotlight this month in Kentucky. Every two years, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture showcases the latest research and extension work conducted on its farm in western Kentucky as well as throughout the college. This year’s event is July 26 at the Research and Education Center in Princeton. The field day will feature … Read More

InfoAg Conference Filling Up

Cindy ZimmermanEducation, Events, General

There’s still time to register for the InfoAg 2007 conference July 10-12 at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois. Conference organizers report that over 450 people have registered so far and interest is very high. The conference hotel has sold out, but there are still plenty of rooms in hotels very close by for very reasonable rates. Why … Read More

Texas Precision Ag Event

Melissa SandfortEducation, Events

The Precision Ag Expo will be held Sept. 6, at the Ollie Liner Center in Plainview, Texas. It is sponsored by the Texas Plant Protection Association (TPPA) and co-sponsored by USDA-ARS, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas Cooperative Extension, New Mexico State University, Texas Tech University, West Texas A & M University, International Plant Nutrition Institute, National Alliance of Independent Crop … Read More

Precision Ag Education Meeting

Melissa SandfortEducation, Events, Reach for the Stars

The ASA-John Deere program represents an education-based partnership that encourages producers to both figuratively and literally “Reach For The Stars” with global positioning satellite technology and support systems that will save resources and advance farm management practices to new heights. The ASA, in partnership with John Deere Ag Management Solutions, invites all growers, regardless of the color of their equipment, … Read More

PrecisionAg Institute Findings

Melissa SandfortEvents

Precision Ag Institute announces preliminary results of technology More than eight out of ten soybean, corn, wheat and cotton growers who use precision technology on their farming operations say this factor has increased their profitability, according to preliminary research findings from an effort conducted by dmrkynetec, formerly Doane Marketing Research, Inc., in partnership with the newly inaugurated PrecisionAg Institute. The … Read More

InfoAg 2007

Cindy ZimmermanEvents, General

Midwestern farmers who want to know more about precision agriculture first-hand should register now for InfoAg 2007 in Springfield, Illinois. The conference is scheduled for July 10-12, 2007, at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois. Since the first conference in 1995, InfoAg has been a leading event in precision agriculture. InfoAg 2007 will present a wide range of educational and … Read More