Janzen: Will Big Data Help the Small Farm, Large Farm, or Both?
06/26/2016 01:29 PM
Moving data to the cloud is not for everyone, but a surprising number of similar complaints are heard from both “small” and “large” farms. So, who is big data really for, the small farm or large farm?
How About a Robot Helper for the Farm?
06/22/2016 12:00 PM
You’ve heard about UAVs – better known as drones – but what about a UGV?
World's Largest Robotic Dairy Coming to Chile
06/22/2016 10:12 AM
Chile will become the future home of the world’s largest robotic dairy by the start of 2017.
More Drones for Hire Coming to U.S. Skies in Landmark Rules
06/21/2016 01:58 PM
The new regulations, which will become effective two months from publication in the Federal Register, took years to craft and are seen as a critical step toward realizing the potential of drones to perform such tasks as monitoring crops, inspecting power lines and pipelines as well as assisting government agencies in disasters.
How Long Do You Wait When Technology Breaks?
06/10/2016 09:52 AM
Your trusted advisors have always been a phone call away; now, technology allows for new, interesting ways to reach them.
Wisconsin State Firm Develops Fitbit-like Device for Cows
06/06/2016 08:05 AM
It's a hot, hazy morning under the awning where cattle congregate at Abel Dairy in Eden, Wis., 2,200 miles from Silicon Valley.
Put the Power of Data in Play
06/02/2016 01:16 PM
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Drone Giant DJI Moves Beyond Selfies to Look Down on the Farm
06/01/2016 06:50 AM
The nine-year-old company is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for agriculture and surveying as dozens of competitors inside China and around the world begin to flood the market with cheap drones, from $10 mini toys to sub-$100 camera carriers.
Irrigation Recipe for Smarter Fields, Bigger Yields
05/26/2016 02:00 PM
Guesswork and irrigation are long-time farming partners, but it’s a happy-in-hell marriage for many producers. When to turn on the spigot? How much water to deliver? AgSmarts, a company at the vanguard of precision agriculture, is relieving the irrigation timing burden through a one-stop, catch-all sensor network.