SDSU Creates World’s First Multi-Hybrid Planter

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Dupont Pioneer, Education, Equipment, Raven, seed

A collaborative effort at South Dakota State University’s (SDSU) College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences has produced the world’s first multi-hybrid planter to create advancement in precision agriculture. When SDSU plant scientist, Peter Sexton, needed a new row-crop planter at the Agricultural Experiment Station’s Southeast Research Farm near Beresford, he looked to the future – in terms of equipment and … Read More

Raven’s Commitment to Innovative Tech

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Audio, Equipment, NAFB, Raven

Raven Industries is always working on something. During the recent NAFB Convention’s Trade Talk, I met up with Raven’s Marketing and Business Development Manager, Ryan Molitor. He expressed Raven’s desire to continue to add new technologies to the precision marketplace as well as improve on their existing products. “One of the things we really invest a lot in is training … Read More

Raven Helping Rural High-speed Internet

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Internet, Raven, Wireless

Raven Industries, Inc. announced it is involved in a pilot project with Google designed to provide high-speed wireless Internet accessibility to rural, remote and underserved areas of the world. Google plans to use Raven-designed and developed high-tech balloons as part of its new project for balloon-powered Internet access, Project Loon. Raven Aerostar has been working for several months in close … Read More

New Application Controls in the Making at Raven

Jamie JohansenRaven, Spraying, technology

Staying on the cutting edge of precision agricultural technology isn’t an easy thing to master, but the team at Raven Industries has done just that. During the 2013 Raven Inovation Summit in Sioux Falls, South Dakota numerous products were unveiled. Three of them fall into the category of application controls. I asked Gary Esselink, product manager in application controls for … Read More

New Planter Control Options at Raven

Jamie JohansenAudio, Planting, Raven

Accuracy, scalability and connectivity are all things Raven Industries prides themselves on when it comes to row crops. During the 2013 Raven Innovation Summit the team at Raven was proud to introduce the latest in precision technology with their multi-hybrid planter. The planter control package includes more then just multi-hybrid technologies. It also brings together OmniRow that is fully integrated … Read More

What’s New in Data Management at Raven?

Jamie JohansenAudio, Dealers, Raven, Wireless

Data management was one of the buzz words during the recent Raven Innovation Summit. Raven Industries hosted dealers and growers from around the world as they made public their latest and greatest precision ag technologies. When is comes to data management Slingshot has revolutionized the cab. When you bring together Slingshot and Raven hardware you can view and support the … Read More Profile – Jerome Tschetter

Jamie JohansenAudio, GPS, Profiles, Raven

Jerome Tshetter was one of the panelists during the Raven Innovation Summit Producer Panel. The event held earlier this week brought dealers, growers and agriculture media from across the globe together to hear all about the new products Raven Industries has on the market. Jerome Tschetter is a corn and soybean grower from Bridgewater, South Dakota and not only shared … Read More

Raven Makes Big Announcements at RIS

Jamie JohansenAudio, Dealers, Raven, technology

The 2013 Raven Innovation Summit wrapped up last night with an awards banquet honoring Raven Industries dealers from across the world. The two-day event consisted of the announcement of brand new innovative technologies, a trade show and educational break-out sessions where dealers got all their questions answered about the new product launches. During the opening session general manager and vice … Read More

G-8 Open Data for Ag Take Aways

Chuck ZimmermanAudio, Data Collection, Government, Raven

Data, data, data. I wonder how many times that word was used at this week’s G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture? A lot I’m sure. Well, I was not there but Paul Welbig, Raven Industries was. Here’s a photo of Paul on the left with Dr. Aboubacar Diaby, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa. They are holding … Read More