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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
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    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
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    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

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