Coming Soon from Farm Market iD

Cindy Zimmerman

With a database of over 2.4 million active operations, Farm Market iD is already the leading provider of farm and grower data to inform and improve agribusiness strategy, marketing and sales efforts. But the company is aiming to launch a new product soon for even more specialized data. “What we’re essentially doing is monitoring fields on behalf of our clients,” …

AgWired Precision, Audio, data, Farm Market iD, Info Ag, Marketing

InfoAg Featured Exhibitor – Farm Market iD

Cindy Zimmerman

In agriculture, like any business, the most up-to-date information provides the best competitive edge. That’s why Farm Market iD is applying their decades of data science to provide current in-season crop data, as well as reliable predictions for next year. “Basically what we are doing is using in-season, weekly imagery, and classifying what we see in the ground as the …

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InfoAg Featured Exhibitor – EFC Systems

Cindy Zimmerman

For over 30 years, EFC Systems has delivered innovative software solutions throughout the entire agribusiness supply chain, and the company was on-hand at the InfoAg Conference this year to share their latest tips on “Improving Your Farmgate Conversations” and “Data Interoperability.” Jeremy Wilson just joined EFC Systems as Senior Vice President, Field Data Solutions, in February of this year. He …

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Veris Unveils Tillage and Planter Mounted Soil Sensors

Cindy Zimmerman

At the 2019 Commodity Classic in Orlando this week, Veris Technologies is introducing iScan+, the first real-time sensor suite that measures four critical soil features while planting or tilling. Eric Lund, president of Veris Technologies, says the iScan+ optimizes implement adjustments and warns against yield robbing mistakes with real-time insight into changing soil conditions. All while providing high-resolution soil mapping …

AgWired Precision, Commodity Classic, data, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Transparency Key for Ag Data

Carrie Muehling

As more and more equipment will gather information for its farmer customers, John Deere is taking that data and the questions about privacy that go along with it very seriously. “Data is becoming increasingly important for our customers. If you look over the past five years, data has really become a prominent part of the conversation, because customers understand how …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Commodity Classic, data, Equipment, John Deere

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. …

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Beyond Big Data at #InfoAg2017

Kelly Marshall

This isn’t the first time Steve Sonka has been a keynote speaker at Info Ag in St. Louis, Missouri, but last time he spoke he focused on Big Data. Today his message has changed. “Big data is only part of the opportunity in production agriculture,” Sonka told me.  “I talked today about digital ag. What that refers to is the …

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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