AgNerd Cloud – New Holland PLM

Chuck ZimmermanAgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, New Holland

In this AgNerd Cloud we’re going to take a more in-depth look at New Holland’s Precision Land Management (PLM) platform with Chris Carrier, Marketing Manager, Precision Land Management & T7 Series. I visited with Chris in his office recently to talk about PLM. New Holland’s PLM has a growing number of resources and functionalities that you can find on the … Read More

New RemoteView Feature for FieldView

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Apps, Planting

Precision Planting’s landmark app, FieldView, has brought instant, high-definition visualization of planter performance and yield maps to growers’ iPads across America. Now, with the latest version of FieldView in the App store, farmers no longer need to be in the cab to have instant access to Yield Maps. “Most farm operations have multiple decision makers,” says Kyle Plattner, Lead User … Read More

Trimble Adds to its Autopilot Steering System

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, technology, Trimble

Trimble announced that it has added advanced line acquisition technology to its Autopilot™ automated steering system—Trimble® OnSwath technology. It reduces the time lost turning at the end of the row by enabling the vehicle to make a tighter turn and approach the next line, or crop row, 50 percent faster. UsingOnSwath, the farmer can decrease idle driving time, fuel consumption, … Read More

New Features to DirectCommand Application Management

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Agribusiness

Ag Leader Technology has announced the addition of new features to its DirectCommand™ application management system. This update is part of a recent firmware upgrade – version 5.4 – to the Ag Leader® Integra and Versa™ displays. Among the new features with the 5.4 firmware is Product Templates. Product Templates are a significant improvement to product mix/blend functionality, providing easy … Read More

What’s New in 5.2?

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

This February, Ag Leader released the latest firmware of 5.2. There are a lot of updates and improvements in the latest firmware and no matter your operation, there will be a feature you will enjoy! The first thing that you will notice about 5.2 is the home screen has changed. It has a green backdrop, but that is just the … Read More

ISOBUS Task Controller for Planters

Melissa SandfortAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Ag Leader Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision farming equipment and software, continues to expand the ISOBUS capabilities of the Ag Leader® Integra and Versa™ displays with the addition of Task Controller for planters. ISOBUS provides a universal standard for communication between tractors and implements allowing for plug and play compatibility within the operation’s fleet – regardless of equipment … Read More

Getting To Know Ag Leader

Talia GoesAg Leader, Insights Weekly

Here is the next in our series as we introduce you to a few of dedicated precision ag equipment dealers in a series called “Getting to Know Ag Leader”. We caught up with Kevin McIlravy of Precision Ag Results Maddock, ND: 1. From an agronomy standpoint, what do you consider to be the biggest issues facing growers today? I think … Read More

Chemigation Looks Back On 30 Years

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Fertilizer, Insect Control, Irrigation

Gary Newton remembers the very moment the concept of chemigation came to him. “In 1969, I was swathing some hay next to one of my sprinklers I had just installed. I looked back and saw the sprinkler covering the entire field with just one pass,” he said. “I thought that had to be better than making multiple passes across the … Read More

TeeJet UniPilot Provides Simple, High Performance Assisted Steering

Melissa SandfortCompany Announcement

The UniPilot assisted steering system from TeeJet Technologies offers growers a great, new option to boost in-field productivity and efficiency. Utilizing a rugged electric steering motor and universal mounting bracket, this system can be installed and operational very quickly on a wide range of vehicles. Additionally, the portability of the system allows growers to operate UniPilot across multiple vehicles and … Read More

Trimble to Deliver CenterPoint RTX Correction Service to Farmers in Australia

Melissa SandfortTrimble

Trimble announced that its high-accuracy CenterPoint™ RTX™ correction service is now available for farmers in Australia. The GPS- and GLONASS-enabled correction service is delivered via cellular communications. Trimble CenterPoint RTX can deliver better than 4 centimeter (1.5 inch) accuracies in real time without the use of traditional reference station RTK infrastructure. The initial coverage area for CenterPoint RTX offers a … Read More