For the 2015 season, farmers can experience the value of advanced field-level insights through the upgraded Climate Pro service, offered in key corn growing regions this season through certified dealers.
Climate Basic is a free web and mobile app, used by farmers on more than 50 million acres in the U.S., that helps farmers optimize their daily decision making with field-level weather information. This spring, the tool will deliver an even simpler user interface for farmers, an upgraded notifications system, and added scouting functionality.
Iteris, Inc., a leader in providing intelligent traffic management and weather information solutions, announced the opening of its ClearAg Crop Protection application programming interfaces (API) beta testing program. ClearAg Crop Protection APIs will provide leading agriculture retailers, manufacturers and growers access to the latest Iteris product capabilities for field-level analytics and visualization tools.
FarmLogs, a leading data science company that helps over 20 percent of U.S. farms maximize productivity and field profitability, unveiled its FarmLogs Advantage, a suite of breakthrough innovations will make precision farming possible for every farmer in America. The new version of FarmLogs will offer powerful automated data collection and analysis features focused on helping farmers make their fields even more profitable.
A new survey on data security and usage identifies challenges for producers looking to use farm management data without compromising the security of their operation. A simple misunderstanding of user agreement terms can suggest a level of security that producers might not actually have.
Farmers Edge Inc. announced the acquisition of GranDuke Geomatics Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The agreement was finalized on Jan. 9, 2015, giving control of the geospatial solutions and software development company to Farmers Edge Inc.
AGCO and Raven Industries jointly announce an enhanced supplier relationship. As part of the Fuse Technologies strategy AGCO is partnering with best-in-class technology providers like Raven to maximize returns for customers by integrating the best solutions into AGCO machines.
U.S. farmers hoping to use drones to locate lost livestock or monitor trouble spots in their fields were disappointed by what they say are overly restrictive commercial drone rules proposed Sunday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Scientists from UCLA’s California NanoSystems Institute have developed a Google Glass app that, when paired with a handheld device, enables the wearer to quickly analyze the health of a plant without damaging it.