Ag Analytics Company aWhere Raises $7M Via Crowdfunding

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Agricultural data analytics company aWhere has raised $7 million with the help of Elixir Capital and AgFunder, an online investment company. The investment will help aWhere bring its data analytics platform to international markets and help farmers increase yields and profitability as they incorporate cutting-edge technology into their growing operations. “aWhere’s big data platform brings tremendous value across the agricultural …

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iCropTrak 5 Application Goes Native

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iCropTrak 5 has gone native. Cogent3D has released its newest version of iCropTrak and the application now features “on-board” processing for mobile analytics that is based on technology originally developed for the military. This technology is a bit different than many that are based in the “cloud” or on your desktop. According to Cogent3D, iCropTrak version 5 performs all the …

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Eco Agro Resources Launches PENXCEL Technology

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Eco Agro Resources expanded its portfolio today with the announcement of a new a delivery system for active ingredients in the agricultural fertilizer market: PENXCEL™ Technology. The unique formulated system was announced during The Fertilizer Institute annual meeting in San Francisco, California and was developed to deliver fertilizer additives for dry and liquid fertilizer. The delivery system drives active ingredients …

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Water, Food Security Explored in Water for Food Event

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The role of data in water and food security will be explored in the upcoming Water for Food Global Conference taking place in Seattle, Washington October 19-22, 2014. Global food demand is growing. With a changing climate and increased competition for scarce water resources, people are now faced with the complex challenge of needing to double agricultural production by 2050 …

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Husker Harvest Days to Help Families with Food

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Husker Harvest Days is taking place this week from Tuesday, September 9, 2014 through Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Grand Island, Nebraska. During this year’s show, the attendees will have the opportunity to fight hunger in Nebraska with the America’s Farmers Food Drive. Organizers of the food drive will be accepting nonperishable food donations and will be donated to local …

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New Holland Talks Biomass Harvesting

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Have you had the opportunity to participate in the biomass experience from New Holland? Thousands of farmers from around the country were able to do just this during the Farm Progress Show. But for those who were unable to attend, Chuck Zimmerman is bringing the biomass experience to you. Zimmerman spoke with Jarrod Angstadt, manager growth initiatives biomass and specialty …

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New Holland Refined DuraVee Hay Rakes

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New Holland has made some great refinements for its 2015 version of the DuraVee Trailing Wheel Rakes . The equipment offers easy adjustments, strengthened components and durability.  To learn more about DuraVee Trailing hay rakes, Chuck Zimmerman attended a media event just before the Farm Progress Show where he was given a preview of the improved features from Mike Sevick. …

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A Look at New Holland’s Discbine

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New Holland gave media a sneak peak of their new products during a media day prior to the Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa. One of the technologies the attendees were able to see was the Discbine and they learned about the new features from Jordan Milewski, brand marketing managing, Crop Preparation. In the video below, you’ll learn about …

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Chris Novak Named NCGA CEO

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The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has announced the appointment of Chris Novak as CEO of the association. He will be replacing Rick Tolman, who announced earlier this year he will be retiring after 14 years in the helm. Novak is currently the CEO of the National Pork Board (NPB) and will begin his tenure at NCGA on October 13, …

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Experiencing Farm Progress with Katie Johnson

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I had some fun times at the Farm Progress Show this week but probably no more than I had with Iowa State ag communications student Katie Johnson. She took a few days off school to work in the media center sponsored by BASF and help out the reporters as well as public relations professionals floating around the tent drumming up …

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