Technology is making it easier for nutritionists and producers to manage dairy cow diets. Trouw Nutrition Canada’s DNA Connect is a new mobile app that allows feed managers to change dry matter levels and update diets with a click of a button. In this report from the Canadian Dairy XPO in Stratford, Ont., Elgin Feeds… Read More

What’s going on in your grain bin? That’s the question GSI intends to answer with its new GrainVue system — technology it says will take the guesswork out of managing grain. From inside the grain bin, the technology provides up-to-date moisture and temperature data, as well as inventory levels. It also gathers and analyzes site… Read More

What can farmers learn about combine settings from machines running in neighbouring fields or those harvesting wheat in fields over 8,000 miles away in Australia? Agriculture technology company Combine Settings is set to launch an app that will allow farmers to share combine settings on a peer-to-peer platform and give them access to settings they… Read More

When dairy farmers and staff have free time in their day, what should they do? There’s always tasks waiting to be tackled, says Cattleytics CEO Dr. Shari Van De Pol, but the challenge is often knowing what needs to be done. That’s where the Moo To Do task management system can help. At Canada’s Outdoor… Read More

Getting timely access to a veterinarian can be challenging for many livestock farmers. It’s not only a problem for Canadian farmers: a shortage of veterinarians is being felt around the globe, as farmers across the U.S., the UK, and Australia struggle to find health care for their animals, says Dr. Colin Yates, CEO of a… Read More

New technologies may work in the lab or in a research setting, but can they provide value in the real-world on a modern, large-scale commercial farm? That’s the basic premise behind a unique arrangement that has come to be known as “Innovation Farms,” just northwest of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Grosse Isle-area farmer and long-time seed grower… Read More

Holstein Canada has launched a new app to make it easier for producers to submit genomic test samples and complete registration for Holstein animals directly from their mobile phone or tablet. Holstein Canada education and extension specialist Murilo Carvalho says the ConneXXion app was designed in response to producer requests for technology to help simplify… Read More

How visible is grain in a grower’s bin? How can they better assess grain quality and manage the investment? AGI Farmobile’s Harley Janssen feels the company’s BinManager automaton program provides a digital solution that allows growers to effectively tackle these questions. In this interview from the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa, Janssen, vice president… Read More

Western Canadian farmers can now use an app to gain information about their grain’s quality. The VeriGrain app includes features that will allow farmers to get quantity and quality information from their bin contents. Farmers can create a record of their grain sample as it is loaded in or out of their bin to add… Read More

NEVONEX — a company that enables integration of digital services directly into field machines — has signed an agreement that will see the integration of the AGvisorPRO app inside the NEVONEX system. Powered by Bosch, the NEVONEX platform is a secure framework with End-2-End infrastructure. Robert Saik, founder and CEO of AGvisorPRO, says through their… Read More

A new cloud-based farm accounting app has recently been released from Traction, an independent farm management software company. The app enables users to manage unlimited farm entities, connect bank and credit card accounts to synchronize transactions, maintain a cash-based balance sheet and income statement, as well as many other features. “Our mission is to provide… Read More

Agvisor PRO Inc, a platform that connects farmers with independent advisors, industry experts, and other agriculture professionals for scheduled sessions, has closed a $1.5 million seed funding round. The seed funding is financed by six Canadian and U.S. agricultural business investors, and builds on the Founder and Friends & Farmer rounds of funding, the company says. AgVisorPRO… Read More

Trends and opportunities always seem to crop up in people’s minds as the end of the year draws closer and as we enter into a new one. In terms of digital technology, there are some new opportunities for applications in farm management. Casper Kaastra, general manager of crop production at Sollio Agriculture, recently spoke with… Read More

 

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