If ever you’ve been frustrated or overwhelmed by making sure all your precision farming equipment and data can “talk” to each other, Trimble wants you to know they’ve heard you. Streamlining the collection, storage and use of on-farm data is the cornerstone component of changes to Trimble’s Connected Farm platform. Related: 2015 U.S. Farm Progress… Read More

Stephanie Michaud, Trimble Navigations, in conversation with Shaun Haney at NFMS 2015. The display is a 12.1? high-definition color touch-screen, and this year, Trimble announced the TMX-2050 will have the ability to support third party applications. “Today, and within the last week, that’s been our biggest release that we’ve been talking about,” Trimble Navigation’s Stephanie Michaud told… Read More

Bleeding edge, leading edge and early adopters — how far has variable rate and precision farming evolved in just five years? For the answer to that question, Shaun Haney caught up with Scott Phillips, with FarmersEdge, at Saskatoon’s Crop Production Show. From the difference between treating data like a commodity or an information source, to… Read More

Farm management and variable rate advisory firm Decisive Farming and Canada’s largest Case IH dealer — Rocky Mountain Equipment — have announced an alliance to integrate tech support for variable rate equipment. “There’s always been a gap in the market before this alliance between the variable rate provider and the equipment dealer. This is closing… Read More

By Bernard Tobin Satellites and smart phones are poised to deliver a new level of biosecurity that could keep farmers one step ahead of disease. As Canadian pork producers struggle to contain the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on their farms, a new company, Be Seen Be Safe, is rolling out a satellite-based… Read More

Dow AgroSciences and John Deere have announced the companies will collaborate to “develop approaches and technology that will deliver data and provide information to farmers that will assist in the execution of site-specific applications to improve yields and manage costs.” Specifically, Dow AgroSciences has signed on to leverage the MyJohnDeere platform and new cloud-based technologies… Read More

 

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