Harlan Little North America Business Mgr. For Leica Geosystems

Chuck Zimmerman

I’d like to introduce the newest sponsor for AgWired and that’s Leica Geosystems. They are also providing sponsorship on our Precision Pays website as well. We’ll get to know Leica more during the coming year with regularly scheduled posts on the company and the growing part of the industry they serve. Today the company announced that Harlan Little has been …

Agribusiness, Leica Geosystems, Precision Agriculture

Ag Leader Launches Blue Delta Dealer Network

Chuck Zimmerman

Ag Leader Technology has announced the Blue Delta Dealer Network. At the Iowa Power Farming Show I spoke with Mike Olson to learn more about it. He’s pictured working in the booth here at the show. Basically, Ag Leader Technology has developed a new elite precision farming distribution network in an effort to bring more structure to a growing precision …

Ag Leader, Audio, Farm Shows, Precision Agriculture

ZedX Does Wireless Precision

Chuck Zimmerman

We read a lot about precision agriculture hardware but you’ve got to have good software too. That’s what ZedX, Inc. is all about. On the floor of last week’s AG CONNECT Expo I met Twitter Master, Nathan Taylor, Business Analyst for the company. Nathan says the company supplies precision support tools for the management of production agriculture. He says they …

AG CONNECT, Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture

Agrotain Talks Sustainability at AG CONNECT

Joanna Schroeder

Sustainable agriculture is a much talked about trend right now and Agrotain International has a product that can help a farmer be profitable and sustainable at the same time – the Agrotain line of products. Micheal Stegmann, President of the company, explained to me during the AG CONNECT Expo what Agrotain does and why it is both economical and sustainable. …

AG CONNECT, AGROTAIN, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Sustainability

Leica Geosystems Gets Its mojo On

Chuck Zimmerman

Most any photographer will know the Leica name. Oskar Barnack created a small 35mm camera back in 1925 that pretty much changed the way we look at things. What a lot of people are now learning about Leica is that they’re into precision agriculture technology in a big way. The company has three distinct divisions and the one on display …

AG CONNECT, Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture

Topcon Talks Precision Ag During AG CONNECT

Joanna Schroeder

Topcon Precision Agriculture is a global company with a strong presence in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and is growing in Europe. One of their most popular products is the AGI-3 receiver. This system not only picks up GPS satellites, but also receives information from Galileo, the European satellite and Glonass, the Russian satellite said Michael Gomes, …

AG CONNECT, Audio, Precision Agriculture

Ag Leader at AG CONNECT

Chuck Zimmerman

One of the exhibits I visited at AG CONNECT Expo is our primary Precision Pays.com sponsor, Ag Leader Technology. Mike Olson, Sales and Support Manager, was on the floor interacting with attendees when I stopped by. The Ag Leader booth was one of the ones displaying the “New Product” banner. I asked Mike what was new. He says there have …

AEM, AG CONNECT, Ag Leader, Agribusiness, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Hemisphere GPS Launches G100 During AG CONNECT

Joanna Schroeder

Last week during the AG CONNECT Expo in Orlando, Florida, Hemisphere GPS launched the G100 all-in-one steering and guidance system for auto-steer ready agricultural vehicles. I caught up with Dwayne Hildebrandt, the Sales Manager for North America, during the event to learn more about their new product which is best suited for strip till or row crop farmers. The EDrive …

AG CONNECT, Audio, Precision Agriculture

Valmont Wins Two AE50 Awards During AG CONNECT

Joanna Schroeder

Valmont Industries took home two AE50 awards during the AG CONNECT Expo last week including one for its Base Station 2 with soil moisture monitor. Michele Stolte, with Valmont Industries, explained that with this system you can use the irrometer and then that information can be reported through their base stations and accessed at home. This aids the grower in …

AG CONNECT, Audio, Irrigation, Precision Agriculture

Satshot Offers AG CONNECT Attendees Online GIS System

Joanna Schroeder

During the AG CONNECT Expo last week, I spoke with Nathan Faleide, sales and marketing for Satshot. The company offers a GIS online system for the agricultural industry that handles and manages satellite imagery and other data for use in variable rate technology with a fertilization, seed and chemical all-in-one online mapping system. The system can be managed from anywhere …

AG CONNECT, Audio, Precision Agriculture