Farmers Mutual Hail Turning Data Into Usable Information

Carrie Muehling

Since the acquisition of John Deere Insurance Company in 2014, Farmers Mutual Hail has built upon advancements in technology and resources to ease the processes for acreage reporting, adjusting reporting and claims adjusting for crop insurance. “One example would be saving hours compiling scale tickets and all the various pieces of information that you have to aggregate to actually do …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Crop Insurance, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

Reaction to President Trump’s SOTU

Cindy Zimmerman

President Donald Trump made no direct mention of agriculture in his first State of the Union address, but he did address important issues for agriculture and rural America including infrastructure and immigration, trade and taxes. Trump called on Congress to “produce a bill that generates at least $1.5 trillion for the new infrastructure investment that our country so desperately needs,” …

AFBF, AgWired Animal, AgWired Precision, NFU, USDA

Precision Ag Bytes 1/31

Carrie Muehling

The annual Nebraska Agricultural Technologies Association (NeATA) conference will be Feb. 7-8 in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center. Learn more about the conference here. The National Association of Conservation Districts announced the 2017 poster and photo contests winners at the organization’s 72nd Annual Meeting. Each year, the NACD and NACD Auxiliary photo and poster contests give students and adults …

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More Dealers Attend Develop with Deere Conference

Carrie Muehling

In an effort to help local dealers build better relationships with the software companies that often provide third party support to growers, John Deere again invited both groups to its 2018 Develop with Deere conference. “We’re going to continue to add more and more solutions that can be built off the John Deere Operations Center platform and then that will …

AgWired Precision, Audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

John Deere Dealers See Value for Customers

Carrie Muehling

John Deere dealers like Tom Rosztoczy with Stotz Equipment came to the 2018 Develop with Deere conference to learn about the newest technology in the industry, identify additional vendors to bring to customers, and network with other dealers. “We think the combination of John Deere’s operation center and other software platforms is going to enable us to actually take precision …

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New Boundary Technologies Offers Integrated Application

Carrie Muehling

Imagine an app that allows a farmer to check multiple areas of an operation by logging into just one place – even if that farm includes both crops and livestock. That’s the idea with new integration from New Boundary Technologies, introduced at the 2018 Develop with Deere Conference. “Farmers don’t want to have to log into 10 different applications to …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture

Turning Soil Health Into Profitability

Carrie Muehling

Farmers who enroll in the Soil Health Partnership gather lots of data regarding what is happening on their farms. To help them characterize what’s happening from a business performance outcome as they go through the program, there are specific data platforms and methods available. “There are plenty of opportunities where we can focus in very specifically on the business outcome …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Soil, Soil Health Partnership

Deere Gen 4 Displays Compatible With Ag Leader SMS™

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere Generation 4 CommandCenter™ Displays and Ag Leader Technology SMS™ software are now compatible thanks to John Deere’s Ag Data Application Programming Toolkit (ADAPT) plug-in. As a result, producers and their trusted advisors can now easily transfer data from John Deere Generation 4 CommandCenter™ Displays into Ag Leader SMS™ software for spraying and other field applications. Deanna Kovar, Director …

AgWired Precision, Audio, John Deere, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Reinke’s Partnership with NCTA in Curtis

Jamie Johansen

A skilled labor shortage is being addressed by providing student scholarships for workforce training for the manufacturing industry. And that is how Reinke Manufacturing’s partnership with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) in Curtis comes into play. Reinke Manufacturing has teamed with NCTA to offer an Irrigation Technician Area of Concentration. This 34-credit, hands-on program helps students obtain knowledge …

Agribusiness, AgWired Precision, Education, Irrigation