Big Data Privacy Agreement

Cindy ZimmermanAFBF, Audio, Data, John Deere, NAFB, Raven

A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers today announced an agreement on data privacy and security principles. The agreement was designed to encourage producers to use the full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost productivity, efficiency and profitability of agriculture with more assurance that personal data will be protected. The organizations and companies that … Read More

Encirca℠ Services and Raven Slingshot® Connect

Cindy ZimmermanData, Dupont Pioneer, Raven, Wireless

DuPont Pioneer and Raven Industries today announced a collaboration to enable data transfer from Pioneer Encirca℠ services to Raven Viper®4 and other compatible field computers through Raven’s Slingshot® wireless connectivity solution. As part of this data exchange, growers can choose to have their EncircaSM services prescriptions wirelessly transferred directly to compatible Raven controllers to be accurately applied in their fields, … Read More

Ready, Set, Farm Progress Show

Cindy ZimmermanBASF, Farm Progress Show, Media Room, Raven

The 2014 Farm Progress Show is underway in Boone, Iowa and the weather has cleared but the grounds are still a little muddy. The ZimmComm team thankful for the air-conditioned BASF Media Tent which is humming with activity from press conferences, to interviews, to broadcasters doing live reports. Happy to be both cool and dry inside! If you want to … Read More

Raven Announces Hawkeye

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Raven

Raven Industries’ Applied Technology Division announces Hawkeye™, an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the most precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field. “Our customers are operating larger equipment in diverse field conditions, all while trying to better maximize and manage their inputs, which has created demand for more innovation in our application … Read More

Kinze & Raven Partner on Next Generation Planter Solutions

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Kinze, Planting, Raven

Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. announces a partnership with Raven Industries to develop a standalone monitor solution for the Kinze 4900 series planter. With this new monitor, Kinze and Raven have partnered to develop the software and its integration with the planter, with the goal of eliminating reliance on ISOBUS and other manufacturers’ software. “Offering our own monitor will make for a … Read More

Raven Acquires SBG Innovatie BV & Navtronics BVBA

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, GPS, Raven, technology

Raven Industries, Inc. today announced that its Applied Technology Division (ATD) has acquired SBG Innovatie BV and its affiliate, Navtronics BVBA. Headquartered in Middenmeer, Netherlands, SBG manufactures advanced GPS steering systems for a variety of agricultural applications. The acquisition broadens Raven’s guided steering system product line by adding high-accuracy implement steering applications. Additionally, SBG’s headquarters will become the new home … Read More

Global Expansion for Raven’s Precision Ag Group

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, agronomy, Audio, International, Raven, technology

Raven Industries Applied Technology Division has recently taken their diverse product offering into new territories throughout the world as part of their continuous vision for global expansion. Raven recently signed new product dealers in Mexico, Thailand, and the Philippines with new prospects continually being identified. To support their efforts of global development, Raven has also translated their website and product … Read More

Raven’s Precision Tech Awarded

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, NFMS, Raven, Video

Tim Heins heads up the product management team for Raven and Chuck caught up with him at the trade show during the National Farm Machinery Show. “At the ASABE Award Show, in conjunction with the farm show, we won four AE50 Awards. We won them for SmarTrax™ MD, OmniRow® Multi-Hybrid Planter Control System and our Viper 4 Field Computer.” As … Read More

MapShots, Raven Work Together for Proof of Success

John DavisAgribusiness, Audio, MapShots, Raven

Proving you’re successful sometimes can be tougher than actually being successful. You might have applied some new precision ag techniques or equipment, but how do you know that was the reason for success? During the recent MapShots Customer Conference, Chuck caught up with one of the company’s partners in MapShots’ AgStudio software, which provides crop management applications for the agriculture … Read More

Raven & Kinze Collaborate on Multi-Hybrid Planter

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, agronomy, Kinze, Planting, Raven

Raven Industries has announced a collaboration with Kinze Manufacturing bringing a new multi-hybrid planter control system to Kinze’s product offering. This past summer, Raven introduced the first commercially available multi-hybrid planter solution that allows growers to switch between two different hybrids at the drop of the hat. Raven will be the technology provider for Kinze’s new 4900 series multi-hybrid concept … Read More