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

Agrible Alien Rooster Lands at #FarmProgressShow

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agrible alien rooster and MiniZ became good friends at the Farm Progress Show last week and helped us learn more about Agrible’s “alien technology” on the farm. “It really is so far ahead and so foreign to a lot of people that it just seems alien,” said Agrible sales director Jason Little. Among Agrible’s alien technology products is the …

Audio, data, Farm Progress Show, Technology

Agrible & The Equity Partner to Offer New GoSmart Tools

Kelly Marshall

Agrible, Inc. and The Equity (formerly Effingham Equity) are working together to offer the predictive analytics tools inside Agrible’s Morning Farm Report to The Equity’s GoSmart Analytics customers. GoSmart Analytics users can now access industry-leading data insights as well as help with on-farm decision making. By signing up for GoSmart Analytics, growers receive up-to-date weather forecasts, in-season yield forecasts, and …

Ag Group, data

ADC Appoints Farmer Advisory Board

Kelly Marshall

The Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC) is adding a ten person farmer advisory board to help the organization as it develops a  data management reponsitory. “The full potential of our agricultural data is not currently being realized because of management, storage, portability and delivery challenges,” said Joe Luck, Assistant Professor and Precision Agriculture Engineer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a founding …

Ag Group, data

Are Drones the Future of Ag?

Kelly Marshall

It’s a little mind-blowing, really. Robert Morris served in the U.S. Army as a Technical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TUAV) Platoon Leader in Afghanistan.  His ground-breaking work helped uncover intelligence that made critically important strategic decisions, but after returning to the states Morris realized drones were the wrong choice for agriculture. Instead a conversation with a buddy led Morris to start …

aerial, Agribusiness, Audio, data, UAV