Dreaming Up Solutions At Develop with Deere

Kelly Marshall John Deere, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Joshua Carson has a very unique job. He is an API Evangelist for John Deere- a new job position he says is about making a software developer’s life easier. It’s his responsibility to take the ideas of a developer and show them how to work with John Deere’s API in the Operations Center to make sure that idea is available …

John Deere, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Bringing Deere Dealers and Developers Together

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, John Deere, Technology

John Deere dealers are interacting with software developers this year at the annual Develop with Deere conference in Kansas City. Conference coordinator Kevin Krieg says having the dealers on hand at the event will help them better serve their customers. “That’s really been the new add to this year’s conference is being able to get the software companies to share …

Audio, John Deere, Technology

+3,500 Commercial Drones Showcased InterDrone 2016

Jamie Johansen aerial, Agribusiness, Technology, UAV

BZ Media LLC’s InterDrone™ The International Drone Conference & Exposition, held at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Sept 7-9, drew 3,518 attendees from 54 different countries on 6 continents. The event featured 155 exhibitors and sponsors in more than 230 booths. FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta gave the Grand Opening Keynote speech to thousands gathered on the first day. …

aerial, Agribusiness, Technology, UAV

A New Holland NHDrive ZimmCast

Chuck Zimmerman AgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, ZimmCast

A self driving tractor generated a lot of buzz during the Farm Progress Show. New Holland, a sponsor of our event coverage, had their brand new autonomous concept tractor displayed in the center of their show lot and it was getting a lot of attention. In this week’s program I talked with New Holland’s Dan Halliday to get a detailed …

AgNerd, Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, ZimmCast

Global Update on BASF Maglis

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, BASF, Precision Agriculture, Technology

BASF held the global launch of Maglis at the 2016 Commodity Classic and the global media got an update on the online agricultural platform during a press event last week in Germany. Dr. Matthias Nachtmann, head of BASF’s agIT project team, says they had a good initial launch of the Maglis Customer Navigator in North America. “We’re really excited by …

Audio, BASF, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Wow What a Concept from New Holland – NHDrive

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

It’s two tractors in one which gives you maximum flexibility. It’s the NHDrive concept tractor from New Holland. Just announced at the Farm Progress Show this machine has the capability to be driven with the attached cab just like a normal tractor. But can also run driverless and be controlled by a portable device or computer. I spoke with Bret …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

Agrible Alien Rooster Lands at #FarmProgressShow

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, data, Farm Progress Show, Technology

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

The @NHAgriculture NHDrive Concept Autonomous Tractor

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

Want a glimpse into the future of farming? You get it at the New Holland exhibit at the Farm Progress Show. On display is a concept tractor that is autonomous. I spoke with Carlo Lambro, Global President for New Holland, about this driverless tractor. Actually, the owner has the option to drive it or remotely control it since the New …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Progress Show, New Holland, Technology, Tractor, Video

#IFAJ2016 Bayer Tour – Part 6 – Application Technology

Chuck Zimmerman Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, IFAJ, Technology, Video

You don’t usually think of Bayer CropScience as an application equipment company but did you know that the company does a lot of work with machinery manufacturers, supporting them in ways like the development of environmentally friendly spray technology. The team for this is lead by Dr. Reinhard Friessleben, Head of Bayer’s Application Technology. He along with Armin Lind, Application …

Agribusiness, Audio, Bayer, IFAJ, Technology, Video

GIS Tech is @Esri Specialty

Cindy Zimmerman Audio, Info Ag, Precision Agriculture, Technology

At the recent 2016 InfoAg Conference we had the chance to learn about Esri, a software company that allows growers to integrate high-resolution imagery, field observations, and real-time data feeds to help growers manage their land more efficiently with GIS technology. Charlie Magruder, Agriculture Lead for Esri, explained some of the unique benefits that technology is offering growers. “What we …

Audio, Info Ag, Precision Agriculture, Technology