Opening Session & Awards at Develop with Deere

Jamie Johansen

Dealers and connected software providers gathered for opening remarks at Develop with Deere. If you missed it LIVE, don’t worry, watch it here. John Deere’s Lane Arthur, Director, Digital Solutions and Deanna Kovar, Director, Production & Precision Ag Marketing, outlined stragtic messages as to how they help growers increase yeilds, bring down costs and create partnerships. Awards were also presented …

Agribusiness, data, John Deere, Video

Digital Ag and Big Data

Cindy Zimmerman

As our digital world expands in agriculture, big data keeps getting bigger and making a bigger difference in how farmers make decisions. Digital Agriculture: Big Data was a session this week at the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) CSS 2017 & Seed Expo. University of Wisconsin agronomy professor Shawn Conley moderated the session which included presentations from: Paul Schrimpf Meister …

AgWired Precision, ASTA, Audio, data, Precision Agriculture, Seed

Drone Nerds Show Off at InfoAg

Kelly Marshall

As self-proclaimed “ag nerds” here at AgWired, we were excited to meet the Drone Nerds at the recent Info Ag Conference in St. Louis, Missouri.  Brian Grant, Director of enterprise sales, talked about the company’s dealer network and the service provided to help growers get the right drone setup for their operation. He also showed off some pretty cool toys. …

AgWired Precision, Audio, data, Drones

Agrilyst Fulfills Digital Need for Indoor Farming

Kelly Marshall

Two years ago Allison Kopf left her job of finding ways to be innovative in greenhouse spaces to start a company that would fill a gaping need she saw. While she could find many programs for outdoor crops, Agrilyst is a software program specifically created for indoor farming. The software is very specific, Kopf explains. It can be difficult to …

AgWired Precision, Alltech, Audio, data, specialty crops

Raven Showcases New Products At #ARA2016

Lizzy Schultz

Raven Industries was at this year’s Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference & Expo to showcase three main products during this year’s event. “We have a long history with ARA, they’re a great customer of ours and we’ve been providing a lot of technology to make their businesses more efficient for many years, and this year we’re just bringing them the …

Agribusiness, ARA, data, Equipment, Precision Agriculture, UAV

AgCompass Helps You Navigate Your Software

Cindy Zimmerman

The technology has been around for years now but there is still some confusion when it comes to cloud computing or hosted software solutions and who can benefit from it most. Ken Wedig, who was retired from John Deere after 30 years, partnered with Everett Chambers in 2003 to create AgCompass, one of the pioneers in the technology which supports …

Agribusiness, Audio, data, software

Agrible Working with Deere Ops Center

Cindy Zimmerman

At the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk we learned that Agrible’s Morning Farm Report is now available through the John Deere Operations Center. “I have yet to met the grower who wants to enter the information twice – and quite honestly, most of them don’t even want to do it once,” said Agrible’s Jason Little. “We have …

Audio, data, John Deere, NAFB

GROWMARK System Recognized for Ag Data Transparency

Cindy Zimmerman

GROWMARK has become the first agricultural cooperative system to earn the “Ag Data Transparent” seal for ag technology providers, which recognizes GROWMARK for its transparency working with farmers and the standards of privacy and security of data. The Ag Data Transparency seal recognizes the GROWMARK System’s commitment to growers on how farm data is collected, where and how it’s stored …

AFBF, Audio, data, GROWMARK, Precision Agriculture

Agworld Offers Farm Management Program

Kelly Marshall

All the precision tech in the world isn’t going to do much good unless a grower can get them to work together.  That’s were Agworld comes in.  The global provider of farm management software and applications has introduced Collaborative Farming Solution (CFS), a cloud-based platform that allows growers and retailers to work together. Most farm systems were developed for specific …

Agribusiness, Cooperatives, data