GrainCoat App Streamlines Grain Marketing

Carrie Muehling

Like many farmers, Sean Arians also has a job that sometimes takes him away from his agriculture operation. Arians needed an easier way to manage grain marketing activities, so he developed the GrainCoat application. “Cloud spreadsheets and shared spreadsheets are sometimes tough to keep up to date and I really wanted an application that I could take with me on …

AgWired Precision, Apps, Audio, Marketing, Precision Agriculture

Deere Updates Gen 4 Software

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere recently released 19-1 Gen 4 software and Machine Sync updates to further enhance the automation, documentation, functionality and security of its Generation 4 4600 CommandCenter™ and 4640 Universal Displays. In fact, the release came just days after the 2019 Commodity Classic, where we talked to John Mishler, marketing manager for precision ag technologies at John Deere. Learn all …

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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 …

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New Holland Launches Genesis T8 Tractor with PLM Intelligence

Chuck Zimmerman

New Holland used this year’s National Farm Machinery Show as the venue to unveil their new GENESIS® T8 Series tractor with Precision Land Management (PLM™) Intelligence. I talked with two New Holland representatives, Ken Paul, product marketing manager for New Holland, North America and Luke Zerby, PLM product marketing manager for New Holland, North America, about the new machine. The …

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Ag Retailers Have Busy Week on the Hill

Cindy Zimmerman

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) held its annual Board of Directors and Committee Meetings in Washington, D.C. this past week, which included an intense day of visits with Congressional representatives. ARA also presented its Legislator of the Year award to members of Congress who champion legislation important to the agricultural retail industry and this year the organization recognized Senators Chuck …

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2019 Develop with Deere Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2019 Develop with Deere conference is number six and “the largest one yet.” That’s according to Kayla Reynolds, Digital Business Development Manager, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group. There are 588 people registered. Kayla says the event is “all about industry collaboration around the digital ag ecosystem.” Attendees from ten countries include John Deere dealers, software development companies as well …

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Eco Agro Resources Files Suit Over Contract Violations

Cindy Zimmerman

Eco Agro Resources LLC has filed a lawsuit against Hocking International Laboratories LLC alleging contract violations and asking for damages in an amount of at least $2.5 million dollars. In the complaint filed to commence the lawsuit, Eco Agro Resources, LLC claimed it granted a sublicense to Hocking International LLC allowing Hocking to sell certain products in the United States …

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Bayer Expands The Climate Corporation Digital Pipeline

Cindy Zimmerman

Bayer subsidiary The Climate Corporation (Climate) has announced strong harvest results for farmers using Seed Advisor, its new predictive seed selection and placement technology for corn. In addition, Climate accelerated 25 innovation advancements in 2018 through its global, digital farming pipeline to provide farmers more data-driven insights. Seed Advisor, which was just announced in August 2018, provides seed dealers with …

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Eco World Group Announces Patent Allowance

Cindy Zimmerman

Eco World Research and Development Group (EWG) has announced their latest patent allowance which protects the combination of Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO), NBPT, and Urea or UAN. This allowance originates from a continuation patent and claims priority from EWG’s innovative patent technology filed in 2012 around DMSO and the PenXcel delivery system, which does not expire until 2032. This patent allowance, …

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Deere to Launch Startup Collaborator Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Deere & Company has announced the launch of a new Startup Collaborator program in the Intelligent Solutions Group. John Stone, senior vice president of Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group, says the purpose of the program is to enhance interaction with startup companies whose technology could add value for John Deere customers. “Innovation has been at the heart of John Deere for …

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