Canadian Farm Data Company Attracts Multiple Suitors, CEO Says
01/27/2016 06:53 AM
Farmers Edge, whose products help boost productivity per acre and reduce costs, has been approached by multiple companies interested in using the Canadian company’s agricultural data to compete with Monsanto Co. and Deere & Co., its chief executive officer said
Star Wars: The Force on The Farm
12/17/2015 09:00 PM
Consider the connections between Jedi masters, droids, and farming you should.
Precision Ag: Make it Easy, Make it Work
12/11/2015 09:56 AM
Farmers rarely describe precision ag technologies as “easy,” but that’s something FarmLogs CEO Jesse Vollmar wants to change.
LightSquared Ends GPS Fight With Deere on Path to Doing Business
12/09/2015 06:12 AM
LightSquared Inc. took another step toward opening the doors on its wireless broadband business, settling a dispute with Deere & Co. over how its spectrum will co-exist with GPS signals.
Will Robots Replace Herbicides on the Farm?
11/25/2015 09:32 AM
Hand-weeding is tedious. Chemical control is costly and can succumb to resistant weeds over time. So why not build a robot to get the job done?
Want More Photos of Farmland From Space? You're in Luck.
11/17/2015 12:59 PM
Descartes Labs, the Los Alamos, N.M.-based startup that used satellite imagery to analyze crop conditions and project yields last summer, just raised another $5 million in investor funding to grow its business.
Anderson: Prepping High Tech Stuff For WInter
11/16/2015 12:25 PM
Most of us are used to getting farm equipment ready for winter--we check antifreeze, we add diesel fuel anti-gel to fuel tanks, etc., etc. High technology has added a few items that may not be on our winter prep radar.
New Machinery Innovations Unveiled at Agritechnica 2015
11/13/2015 01:30 PM
Agritechnica 2015 was bigger than ever this year. See what new tractors, tools and technology were unveiled at this year's show.
Investors Flock to Ag Startups
11/12/2015 12:20 PM
The next frontier of ag has become the apple of many an investor’s eye.