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Precision Ag: New Online Tool Help Farmers Make Decisions, Keep Data Private

Precision Ag: New Online Tool Help Farmers Make Decisions, Keep Data Private

👤By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University 🕔Sep 14, 2017

An innovative online tool developed by a Purdue University engineering professor will allow farmers to process data collected from their fields without requiring them to share it with third-party companies.   “The Purdue Agricultural Data Engine (PADE) empowers farmers to

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Ag Tech: New Autonomous Robot Helps Measure Crop Traits

Ag Tech: New Autonomous Robot Helps Measure Crop Traits

👤By Claire Benjamin, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Investors and executives in the agricultural industry are getting a first look at TerraSentia, a new-to-the-market agricultural robot that autonomously measures crop traits, developed at the University of Illinois. TerraSentia is being unveiled on Sept. 11 to 13 at the Ag Innovation

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Illinois: DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium, Urbana, Sept. 29

Illinois: DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium, Urbana, Sept. 29

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Aug 28, 2017

Top scientists and students will come together on Sept. 29 to highlight innovative technologies that are improving agriculture and helping feed the world. The occasion marks the second time the DuPont-Pioneer Plant Sciences Symposium has been held in the ACES Library at

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Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day, Walnut Hill, Sept. 5

Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day, Walnut Hill, Sept. 5

👤By Libbie Johnson, University of Florida Extension 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Join us on September 5, 2017 at Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm (1950 Hwy 99 Walnut Hill, FL 32568) to learn more about new technologies for soil moisture sensing.  The short field day will start at 8:00 am central. Topics will include

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Ohio Soybeans: Digital Tools Workshop, London, Sept. 8

Ohio Soybeans: Digital Tools Workshop, London, Sept. 8

👤By Kaylee Port and John Fulton, Ohio State University Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

The Ohio State Precision Ag Team will be hosting a free workshop for tech savvy soybean growers on Friday, September 8, 2017 from 9a-4p at Beck’s Hybrids in London, Ohio. Topics of discussion will include data warehousing, production benchmarking, analysis,

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South Carolina: New Ag Tech from Clemson Holds Big Savings for Farmers

South Carolina: New Ag Tech from Clemson Holds Big Savings for Farmers

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production. Those savings could mount quickly; South Carolina plants more than 180,000 acres of cotton, according to the National Agricultural

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Kansas: Upcoming Water Conservation Field Days to Demonstrate New Ag Tech

Kansas: Upcoming Water Conservation Field Days to Demonstrate New Ag Tech

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University Ag Communications Specialist 🕔Jul 31, 2017

The Kansas Water Office (KWO) and Kansas State University are providing an opportunity to see firsthand what is taking place on water technology demonstration farms by hosting a series of field days in August. Each location will showcase the technology

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Ag Tech: Experts Discuss the Future of Drones, Robotics in Agriculture

Ag Tech: Experts Discuss the Future of Drones, Robotics in Agriculture

👤By Stephanie Henry, University of Illinois 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and other robotic vehicles are no longer seen as toys for hobbyists, but are becoming an important tool for the future of agriculture. But many people still have questions about the safety of drones, about how

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Farm Business: GPS, Apps, Social Media, Drones are Tools for Success

Farm Business: GPS, Apps, Social Media, Drones are Tools for Success

👤By Leilana McKindra, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 13, 2017

It takes about nine months to raise a winter wheat crop and there isn’t much anyone can do to speed up Mother Nature. But, that doesn’t mean the unrelenting wave of technology sweeping every other conceivable industry on the planet

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Soil Health: Clemson Ag Engineer Develops GPS Software to Track Soil Sampling

Soil Health: Clemson Ag Engineer Develops GPS Software to Track Soil Sampling

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Mar 8, 2017

Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk has developed free software to help farmers track soil sampling throughout fields. The software pairs with an inexpensive global positioning system (GPS) and a laptop computer to pinpoint exactly where soil samples are taken

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