Daugherty Water for Food Podcast Episode 10

Cindy Zimmerman

This episode of the Daugherty Water for Food podcast features Amy Wu, an award-winning journalist, filmmaker and the creator of From Farms to Incubators. From Farms to Incubators is a multimedia platform that uses documentary, video, photography and the written word to tell the stories of women leaders and innovators in agtech. It has a mission of highlighting women in food, farming, and …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Technology, Water, Water for Food

Smart Glasses for the #AgNerd? Ray-Ban Stories

Chuck Zimmerman

Once upon a time there was Google Glass. Remember that? I was in their Explorer program to try them out and created content that I published here on AgWired, like this post about a New Holland CR10.90 Combine. I still have my “ZimmGlass.” It’s on a shelf of older tech I’ve used that includes iPods and other items you used …

AI, Technology

On a Mission to Find AgriTech Startups

Cindy Zimmerman

Good Company, Agoro Carbon Alliance, Strauss Israel, Smart Agro Fund, alongside LeumiTech, Meitar, ERB and AWS have launched their AgTech Mission seeking startups that re-envision how food and other agricultural products are grown, harvested, packaged, stored, transported, processed and sold. Startups may be focused on all sectors of the “operation system” of food – to be more efficient, sustainable and …

AgWired Precision, carbon, Technology

Meister Media Pleased with Inaugural Tech Hub LIVE

Cindy Zimmerman

Attendees at the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo addressed digital data-driven agriculture from all angles at the premier event. Nearly 600 agriculture and technology professionals gathered in-person last month for the first-ever Tech Hub LIVE Conference & Expo to gain actionable, practical knowledge and to connect with others across the entire precision community. “No matter where you are …

AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

Consultants Lead the Way in Ag Tech

Carrie Muehling

Consultant Kylen Hunt led a panel on Serving Large Farm Operations and Other Business Challenges at Tech Hub Live. His focus in agriculture is on adoption planning, which he said few people are doing today. “When you build an adoption plan, then a grower has something to look forward to with the technology adoption, and that’s something that we’ve found …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

The Intersection of Technology and Ag Retail

Cindy Zimmerman

The ag retail model is on the cusp of a transformation, as more and more technology is introduced to the market. This technology is making it easier to connect with and provide value to farmers, but also requires ag retail to adopt these new methods to stay relevant in today’s ever-changing world. At the recent Tech Hub LIVE Conference Matt …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Cooperatives, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

Koch Agronomic Services at AMS

Cindy Zimmerman

Koch Agronomic Services was one of the companies exhibiting at the Ag Media Summit this week in Kansas City. Tim Laatsch, director of agronomy, says it gave them a chance to meet with ag media and tell them what is new with Koch. “At Koch we strive to be the leading technology solutions provider to maximize plant performance and minimize …

Ag Media Summit, Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Audio, Koch Agronomic Services, Technology

Praxidyn MixMate at Tech Hub Live

Carrie Muehling

A family business still operating on the farm is changing the world of sprayers with Praxidyn MixMate. The automated chemical blending and record keeping system is designed to be portable, adding efficiency to sprayers already working in the field. “People are getting the message of how inefficient the average sprayer is, and they’re looking for those efficiencies,” said Doug Applegate, …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Precision Agriculture, Tech Hub LIVE, Technology

Benson Hill Launches Food System Innovators Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Benson Hill, Inc., today announced the launch of the Benson Hill Food System Innovators Program to collaborate with leading farmers and evaluate its technologies in commercial production environments. Insights from the FSI Program will further expand the capabilities of the Company’s proprietary CropOS® technology platform and optimize field-specific product outcomes and quality traits. One near-term focus of the FSI Program …

AgWired Precision, Audio, Farming, Food, Precision Agriculture, Technology

Traction Introduces Agronomy Solutions

Cindy Zimmerman

Traction has introduced a new lineup of agronomy management tools for both service providers and farmers. Solutions include an agronomy mobile app and web application, designed for soil sampling, soil fertility, lab integrations, recommendations and prescription generation. Traction Agronomy is focused on simplicity, efficiency, and profitability, helping farmers apply the right product at the optimum rate and right time to …

Agronomy, AgWired Precision, Precision Agriculture, Technology