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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Trimble Connected Farm Solution Now Integrates with Raven Slingshot Field Data and Devices

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. and SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 21, 2015—Trimble and Raven® announced today that users of the Trimble® Connected Farm™ solution can now view task data and as-applied maps transferred wirelessly from Raven’s Slingshot® system. By tapping into the Slingshot API, Connected Farm is able to communicate with Raven field computers, such as the Viper® Pro and Viper 4 to wirelessly transfer field data and locate equipment in the field....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    New Sensor Platforms Change the Face of Soil Mapping

    SALINA, KS – Veris Technologies recently introduced its new U Series and I Series of on-the-go soil sensors, developed to simplify the process of mapping and managing soil variability. The platforms, which can be pulled by a UTV and mounted to tillage tools, both boast two soil sensors that map organic matter and soil texture (EC). These maps are created by collecting soil measurements every second and geo-referencing them with GPS, which is then used to drive precision agriculture applications from seeding to fertility....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Granular Expands Its Farmland Analysis Tools on AcreValue

    SAN FRANCISCO – Granular, a company that provides leading farm management software and analytical tools, announced the launch of the new version of its farmland analysis site, AcreValue. This latest release includes a significantly expanded geographic coverage area and several new management and analytical features....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    John Deere and The Climate Corporation Expand Precision and Digital Agriculture Options for Farmers

    MOLINE, IL and SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 3, 2015) - Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), have signed definitive agreements for Deere to acquire the Precision Planting LLC equipment business and to enable exclusive near real-time data connectivity between certain John Deere farm equipment and the Climate FieldViewTM platform. The agreements represent the industry’s first and only near real-time in-cab wireless connection to John Deere equipment by a third party.

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  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Iowa Soybean Association releases how-to guide for on-farm research

    ANKENY, IOWA — Tips, insights and processes to inform farmers’ decision making fill the Guide to On-Farm Replicated Strip Trials published by the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) On-Farm Network®. The comprehensive manual provides farmers, agronomists, researchers and consultants details about how to set up trials and collect, summarize and analyze data....More
  • Nov 17, 2015
    press release

    Trimble Adds New Third-Party Apps to its TMX-2050 Display for Precision Agriculture

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2015—Trimble announced today that it has added several new third-party apps to its Android™-based Trimble® TMX-2050™ display. The addition of these apps demonstrates Trimble’s continued commitment to ensure farmers have access to specialized mobile apps that manage today’s complex farming operations and address region-specific needs. The new apps fall into several categories including: ·       Diagnostic tools to identify and address implement error codes...More
  • Nov 17, 2015
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    Trimble to Acquire AGRI-TREND to Provide Stronger Toolset for Crop Advisors

    SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015—Trimble announced that it will acquire the assets of privately held AGRI-TREND® of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, which operates the largest network of independent agricultural consultants in North America. The acquisition will enable Trimble to provide agronomists and other crop advisors with a stronger set of brand-agnostic tools they can use to advise growers on how to better manage their operations....More
  • Oct 11, 2015
    press release

    AGCO Introduces the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION

    DULUTH, Ga. (Aug. 4, 2015) — AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces the arrival of the SOLO™ AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use and can increase farmers' efficiency....More
  • Oct 11, 2015
    press release

    Remote Imagery Services Gaining Traction in Guiding Agronomic Decision Making

    ST. LOUIS, Mo.  – The agriculture industry is increasingly relying on remote imagery services to make timely and effective decisions in the field. According to a survey of 2015 InfoAg attendees, nearly half (47 percent) said that they plan to increase their investments in remote imagery services, citing real-time data and higher yields as the primary factors influencing its adoption by farmers.  ...More
  • Oct 11, 2015
    press release

    Beck’s Collaborates with John Deere for Seamless Data Transfer

    Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce a collaboration between its secure, web-based precision ag tool, FARMserver, and John Deere’s Operations Center in MyJohnDeere.com to improve data flow and connectivity. The collaboration will allow users the ability to seamlessly transfer data and field prescriptions between their FARMserver account and John Deere equipment. ...More
  • Sep 9, 2015
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    Data changes thinking on the farm

    I just returned from the Farm Progress Show with even more confirmation that farmer adoption of data services will be a huge game-changer. Several innovative/early adopter farmers I spoke with (who are playing with nitrogen management services from DuPont Pioneer, Monsanto/Climate Corp. and others) have found great knowledge from the data, while being realistic about current data accuracy....More
  • Aug 24, 2015
    press release

    United Suppliers, Inc. to Merge with Land O'Lakes, Inc. Crop Inputs Business

    ARDEN HILLS, Minn. and AMES, Iowa, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The owners of United Suppliers, Inc. and members of Land O'Lakes, Inc. have overwhelmingly approved the merger of United Suppliers with Land O'Lakes' crop inputs business. The merger will build on the recent successes of the two companies and aims to create a single, relevant and competitive system of independent agricultural retailers.  ...More

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