Podcast: Know your soils

Meghan GrebnerAg Leader, Precision Pays Podcast, Soil Sampling, technology, yields

Knowing your soils could be the difference between an average crop and a bumper crop.  Neal Kinsey,  a soil fertility specialist from Charleston, Missouri says sometimes the problem isn’t that there aren’t enough nutrients – but there are too many.  And that could restrict a crop’s yield. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll take a look at … Read More

NuTech Seed’s YieldLeader Precision Placement Tool

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, computers, technology, yields

NuTech Seed®, LLC has launched YieldLeader, a Web-based precision placement tool program powered by MyFarms, for their dealers and customers this season. “The YieldLeader placement tool allows our growers to better use the field data they have collected over the years, combine it with all the great genetics and choices that NuTech offers, and use this information to make better … Read More

USDA Talks Numbers at NAFB Trade Talk

Leah GuffeyAudio, Corn, Harvesting, NAFB, Soybeans, USDA, wheat, yields

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) representatives were on hand at NAFB Trade Talk last month to discuss the 2013 crop and the 2012 census. The 2013 harvest is considered completed at this point and Lance Honig with NASS says with a record corn crop and near record soybean crop forecast it’s turned out to be a pretty good year, … Read More Podcast: A new driver for demand

Meghan GrebnerPrecision Pays Podcast, Research, Scouting, sustainability, technology, yields

For the first time in history – income will have a greater influence on food security than population.  During the Taming Agricultural Risks meeting at the Chicago Federal Reserve, Purdue Extension agricultural economist Dr. Mike Boehlje said growth in terms of incomes is critical to the long-term growth of agriculture. In this Podcast, sponsored by Ag Leader Technology, we’ll take … Read More

Hick Chick Chat for Thanksgiving

Leah GuffeyAudio, Hick Chick Chat, NAFB, NCGA, technology, yields

Welcome to the second installment of the Hick Chick Chat for the week of Thanksgiving, that glorious time of year we give #FoodThanks for another bountiful harvest. There was a lot of conversation this year about the unfavorable growing conditions experienced in many areas and just a few months ago there were some pretty major concerns about whether the harvest … Read More

Landmark launches YieldEDGE Viewer

Talia GoesAgribusiness, yields

Landmark Services Cooperative introduces the YieldEDGE Viewer, a new management tool for crop growers to monitor trends by field. YieldEDGE Viewer is a web-based program that allows crop growers who are Landmark members access to the cooperative’s data on the owner’s fields in real-time, at any time. The program is free to all Landmark members. After logging into the system … Read More

Latest Yield Results on

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Dupont Pioneer, yields

With harvest underway across the Corn Belt, yield data continues to stream into Every year presents its own challenges and opportunities. This year there were several factors impacting yield, ranging from late planting dates to excess or minimal moisture. For a quick snapshot of harvest yields in your area and across the country, visit The DuPont Pioneer yield … Read More

Farmers Edge: 2013 ASTech Awards Honoree

Talia GoesAgribusiness, technology, yields

Farmers Edge, provider of precision agronomic management services, has been selected as one of the 23 Honorees of the 2013 Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Awards. The theme of this year’s ASTech Awards Gala is “Shaping the Future” and will showcase the significant impact each of the honorees have in the development of innovation in Alberta. The honorees will be … Read More

Genscape Recreates 2013 Corn Yield Projections

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Risk Management, yields

Genscape, the market leader in deploying patented and proprietary technologies specifically designed to capture fundamental data and increase transparency in otherwise opaque commodity markets, announces the results of recreating the USDA’s corn yield projections for the 2013 season and is issuing a cautionary alert to corn buyers, traders and other market participants. Genscape’s sophisticated new LandViewer model uses a methodological … Read More

AgGateway Launches SPADE2

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Data Collection, Harvesting, Planting, Software, technology, yields

AgGateway’s Precision Ag Council is building on its successful work to date on the Standardized Precision Ag Data Exchange (SPADE) Project by launching SPADE2. While the first phase focused on seeding, the second phase will cover crop protection and harvest operations. SPADE2 will also build infrastructure to source the machine and product reference data needed to share crop plans, recommendations, … Read More