AgGateway Makes Systems Communication a Reality

Kelly MarshallAgGateway, Agribusiness, Data, Displays, Software

For growers using precision technology communication between different systems has been a major struggle.  Today the Agricultural Data Applications Programming Toolkit, or ADAPT, will allow users to move between software and hardware applications without the major pain points of the past.  AgGateway’s ADAPT Committee is working to with software companies to coordinate plug-ins necessary for ADAPT’s use. “This is the year … Read More

FarmLink Splits Company to Position Growth

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Data, Equipment, Machinery, Software, technology

FarmLink has made the decision to split the company into two businesses. FarmLink will focus on advanced data analytics and MachineryLink Solutions will steer towards equipment sharing solutions. “For local farmers, global agribusiness and others across the industry, new technology brings much needed insights and solutions to pull early adopters to the head of the pack. As we talked with … Read More

MetaFarms Launches Web-based Assessment Tracking

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Software

MetaFarms, Inc., launches of Assurance — a new component to web-based platform designed specifically for livestock production audit and assessment tracking. MetaFarms sees an increasing need and demand for a simpler way to enter and track various assessments, such as the Common Swine Industry Audit and PQA Plus, created by the National Pork Board. The Assurance tool will help the … Read More

Strider Expands Into US With Decision Making Platform

Taylor Truckeyagronomy, Apps, Audio, Cotton, Pesticides, Scouting, Software, Spraying, Strider, technology

Strider, a well-respected, agriculture-focused tech start-up in Brazil, has recently expanded in the US market. Mainly in Texas as of now, Strider is bringing it’s mission of cutting input costs to the American farmer by helping farmers monitor pests, diseases, and weeds. This platform creates value by taking the information collected by scouts on the field to be evaluated by … Read More

New HarvestMaster Field Applicator Reduces Error

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, Fertilizer, Insecticide, Pesticides, Software

A provider of data solutions, HarvestMaster has launched a new applicator that allows the grower to apply various treatments to specific plots.   The applicator is set using the HarvestMaster’s Mirus software by a simple software plugin.  This technology reduces error and increases a grower’s productivity. Using the Mirus field applicator plugin, users can select which treatments to apply to … Read More

Conservis Announces New Software Benefits

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, Software

If the former method of tracking data in pencil with a spreadsheet no longer fits the needs of today’s farmer, then neither does the one-size-fits-all solutions offered by the majority of ag software companies. Conservis is announcing an alternative.  Their new software has unparalleled benefits over other farm management platforms.  The Conserivs Dashboard allows growers to see a “snapshot” of … Read More

PrecisionHawk and Genera Build Analysis Tool

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, biomass, Software, UAV

PrecisionHawk and Genera Energy have announced a partnership to develop data management tools for biomass crops.  Genera is a company that supplies biomass feedstocks and services, while Precision Hawk is a premier UAV manufacturer.  PrecisionHawk has successfully developed the DataMapper software program to help interpret the thousands of data points gained by a pass of the UAV through the field, … Read More

JohnDeere Acquires Monosem

Taylor TruckeyJohn Deere, Machinery, Planting, Software

Yesterday John Deere announced an agreement to acquire the European market leader in precision planters, Monosem. Four facilities in total will be purchased with two in France and two in the United States. John May, president, Agricultural Solutions and Chief Information Officer, said the business will maintain it’s independent nature by retaining its own brand and trademark, and will leverage … Read More

aWhere to Provide Data to SageInsight’s MyAgCentral

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Cloud, Data, Software

“Farmers don’t need more data, they need smart data delivered to them in an understandable format[…]” says John Corbett, CEO of aWhere.  And smart data is exactly what aWhere and DN2K are working together to accomplish.  aWhere’s weather data and agronomic modeling services will now be avaliable to SageInsight‘s MyAgCentral customers. As a key contributor of meaningful agricultural big data, … Read More

Deere, DN2K Form Joint Venture

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Data, John Deere, Software

Deere & Company and DN2K are working together to form SageInsights, a joint venture to further develop DN2K’s existing cloud software.  The goal is to enhance the software, called MyAgCentral, to provide consulting services to growers.      and others who provide consulting services to growers. “Through this initiative, John Deere expands its products and services for precision agriculture,” said … Read More